Explore, understand, and appreciate the fascinating landscape of thoughts, feelings, behavior, and everything in between that defines our shared humanity in our "Psychology" section.
Psychology, as a field, is vast, profound, and intensely personal in nature. It's all about the inner universe within each of us, a universe that shapes our perceptions, guides our actions, and colors our lives. Here in our "Psychology" section, we journey into this captivating internal cosmos, dissecting and discussing various topics that touch our everyday lives.
Ever wondered why you react the way you do in certain situations, or why your emotions fluctuate the way they do? Perhaps you've pondered the mysteries of attraction and what draws people together. Or maybe you've questioned the psychological implications of your everyday habits and routines. Our "Psychology" section delves into these questions and more, offering insights into the human psyche that are intriguing and relevant to our daily experiences.
In this section, we also explore relationship dynamics and social interactions, providing a deeper understanding of the invisible ties that bind us to others. We decode conflicts, examine attraction elements, and celebrate the complexities of human connections.
But psychology isn't just about exploration; it's also about application. That's why our "Psychology" section includes practical, actionable insights you can apply to your life. From psychological tricks and mind hacks to strategies for enhancing mental well-being, we believe in empowering our readers with knowledge that can make a real difference.
Furthermore, we appreciate that psychology isn't an isolated field. It intersects with various other areas of life and society, providing a unique lens through which to view the world. Whether it's the psychology of color influencing our fashion choices or the fascinating link between pet owners and their furry companions, we delve into these diverse intersections, offering you a richer, more holistic understanding of psychology.
Our "Psychology" section, through engaging and accessible content, aims to bring the benefits of psychological understanding to everyone. It's about making the science of the mind not just comprehensible but also enjoyable and beneficial to navigate. Embark on this journey of self-discovery and insight with us. After all, the better we understand ourselves, the better equipped we are to navigate the world around us.
Remember, the mind is like an iceberg; there is always more beneath the surface. Dive in with us, and let's explore together. This is your invitation to delve into the captivating world of "Psychology".
There are so many colors that you can dye your hair! Your preferred hair color can say a lot about your personality. If you are thinking about a makeover and still don’t know what color to choose, we are here to help you. Bright Side will help you to reveal the secrets you are hiding from the world. However, keep in mind that the article is written for entertainment purposes. So, have some fun and pick your hair color.
The longer a relationship is, the more valuable it is. It’s difficult to stop communicating with old friends but sometimes, it’s absolutely necessary. A good friendship can become weaker over the years and may even prove useless for both parties involved.
There is an opinion that says single people feel loneliness more intensely before the holidays. But is this feeling really that bad? We might be able to learn about our own needs and desires and accomplish our own ambitious goals and reach them when we are alone.
20% of daughters-in-law found that their relationship with their mothers-in-law changed for the worse after giving birth. Becoming parents is a challenge in and of itself and some of us have no choice but to return to work as soon as possible. One Bright Side reader experienced some tension in her life after her MIL asked for payment in exchange for babysitting her grandchild.
For many years, our parents and grandparents have lived by a set of rules that were considered normal. “Get married when you’re 20 years old,” “That’s not for men,” “Boys don’t cry” — how many times have we heard something like this? But life goes on, the times are changing, and now we see many things from a different angle.
Regardless of the conversation, people can’t always control the messages their bodies convey. Understanding body language basics can help you identify significant behavioral red flags before putting time and effort into social interaction. After reading our article, you’ll finally discover if that lovely neighbor next door is truly as sweet as they seem to be.
New moms often have to face the challenge of breastfeeding their kid in public while hoping no one will make any comments about it. Unfortunately, many people find it outrageous, and as a mom, you might feel the need to apologize for it. But this isn’t something you should apologize for, because it’s something natural and harmless, and it’s only done for the good of your baby.
Habits that are considered bad, like biting your nails, respectfully complaining a lot, and chewing gum, are actually signs that you’re smarter than most. Of course, there isn’t just one type of intelligence, as social and emotional intelligence are also important. There seem to be some traits that highly intelligent people share that set them apart from the rest, making them shine with brilliance.
In our society, insults are a way to reduce the value of one person while elevating the value of another. They are based in anger that someone has about their social status and their effort to unleash that on others. However, just because they’re angry doesn’t mean that you have to show rage toward them as well. However, you don’t have to stay silent either, as they will feed off of it and continue with their insults.
Psychologists and child behavior specialists can help us tell the difference between ungrateful children from those who have been victims of a toxic influence. For example, clinical psychologists Seth Meyers and Preston Ni explain how the actions of the parents can ruin the lives of their children. On the other hand, raising children is very difficult and no one has the right to be judgemental when it comes to someone’s particular parenting style. But there’s a very fine line between mistakes that parents make and the inappropriate behavior of toxic parents. This article can help determine and handle toxic situations that are harmful to our health.
Double standards are the eternal reason for human suffering. For example, studies have proven that because of gender inequality in the financial market, men have more advantages over women. Time goes by, but it seems like prejudices stay stuck in many people’s heads.
Comments made by our family members or loved ones are often comforting words for our souls that help us feel a little happier. But sometimes, their words can hurt. They may not perceive something the right way, even if that thing is a totally healthy and beneficial habit for our well-being. Ideas about how to do things are rooted in societal norms, and many of them don’t make sense.
At some point in our lives, we’ve all dealt with unexpected expenses or deceitful tricks that made us feel unhappy or treated unfairly. As time passed, we might have come to accept these as normal occurrences, thinking we can’t change them. We just accept it and think, “That’s how it is.” But there’s a deeper layer to this. Behind these everyday issues, there’s a world of clever lies and bigger scams that we need to be aware of.
We used to think that women had a tendency to display their emotions more openly than men. Of course, everyone is different and some men can be very emotional and easily say what they feel. Still, researchers try to investigate why guys don’t express themselves like women do.
Couples who have experienced love and arguments understand the importance of making a relationship work. Whether it’s a passionate argument or a lighthearted joke, minor disagreements are mere hiccups in their love story. Witnessing two people who deeply care about each other engage in a friendly dispute is undeniably intriguing. Learn more about the power of love and arguments in building a lasting relationship.
Many people can experience difficulties when choosing an outfit for a job interview. Most often, they tend to wear something that looks great on them, in their opinion. But this is not always a good idea because every color you choose to wear conveys a certain message to everyone around you.
As a self-proclaimed music enthusiast, I’ve always found solace in the melancholic tunes of sad songs. Somber melodies and heart-wrenching lyrics never fail to speak to my soul, comfort my anxiety, and allow me to lose myself in my feelings. But why does sad music uplift us like happy music never can? Isn’t that the whole reason for happy music? Why does it hurt yet feel so good?
It might seem like being incredibly attractive takes your life to a whole new level. Everything seems to be given to these people on a silver platter — discounts, free stuff, and even jobs. It’s also easier to find a dream boyfriend or girlfriend when you’re pleasing to the eye. Believe it or not, pretty people do struggle, even though they might give the opposite impression.
The demand for the services of psychotherapists keeps growing every year. Alas, not each person is lucky enough to be born with parents who resemble the characters of a book about a happy family. Sometimes mothers and fathers criticize and mock their children, ignore them, or compare them with other siblings.
Little kids are very attached to their parents and want to spend as much time as possible with them. Research has shown that kids experience a high level of stress in school and kindergarten because of the long separation from their parents and it affects the development of their brain negatively. But this situation can be improved if you know what to do. And that’s what our article is about.
Some people, consciously or subconsciously, often have attitudes that can be hurtful to others. These can range from derogatory gestures and constant criticism to ironic comments, name-calling, and disapproval. These are all forms of behavior that don’t really have a positive impact on our well-being. However, while we can’t prevent others from acting this way, the way we react when these things happen can make a difference.
To figure out how a person feels about you, you don’t have to be straightforward and ask them right away. It’s enough to pay closer attention to the body language of this person. Their gestures can reveal a lot about them.
Sometimes, we may not realize that what we’re asking is not okay because we think that they’re neutral questions. We may also just want to connect with people, but then, unfortunately, ask awkward questions. Even worse, if we could’ve been just trying to be kind and helpful but hurt someone in the process. There are some popular questions that we can avoid asking because they may cause more harm than good.
We parents all hope that in the future our children will be responsible, successful, and happy adults. Their childhood will be the perfect time to start encouraging them and giving them the necessary tools so that, ultimately, they can achieve everything they set their minds to. By reinforcing their self-esteem and helping them to trust themselves and manage their emotions, they will be ready when the time comes to face the “adult world” with courage and determination.
Stephen Hawking’s IQ is 160, Ashton Kutcher’s is 160, and Natalie Portman’s is 140. It seems like smart people don’t have many problems and are truly happy. But as it turns out, happiness is rare among extraordinarily smart people and we’re exploring why in this article.
Despite what you may think, you don’t have to be a celebrity to have a stalker. Often, stalkers are people we know, like a colleague or ex-partner. So what may start as a keen interest in you could quickly turn into an unpleasant situation, as they become controlling over your life. But if you can pick up the signs early enough, you can learn how to avoid these types of people and move on with your life.
It goes without saying that you need to find a unique approach to raising every child, but there are some common golden rules that will help you connect with even the most disobedient kid. Paul Raeburn and Kevin Zollman in their work "The Theory of Games for Parents" argue that the classic strategy of game theory will help teach children to come to fair agreements on their own, make them more obedient, and help them to build friendly relationships with their parents.
There are many reasons why some people ask deeply personal questions to which they expect an answer. One reason is that they feel hostile toward you and want to push you against a wall. However, sometimes people don’t realize that what they’re asking may make you feel uncomfortable. So it’s up to you to let them know that you are in no way answering their question.
If you are not very sure if a person is fond of you or not, and you can’t ask them directly, we will give you some tips. Pay very close attention to the way somebody talks to you or the gestures they make. For example, if they purse their lips while talking, this may show a feeling of discomfort or anxiety.
Unfortunately, not all people can call their childhood cloudless. Some of them had problems with their families, others — with their peers or with money. And even if their parents’ financial difficulties were short-lived, the memory of these times stays with many people forever.