Tag Archives: Psychology

The great mystery of hypnosis

Hypnosis. One of these huge chimeras that invades theaters, shows and television programs. One of those things that still casts doubt on the concept that a large part of the population has over “rationality.” How is it possible! It is the … Continue reading

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10 inspiring minutes of film about life

Published on Youtube on Nov 15, 2013 A short film by Matan Rochlitz & Ivo Gormley Pounding the tarmac through the seasons, a band of runners are brazenly challenged with intimate questions as they pace their routes. Liberated from responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid. TED talk

Filmed November 2014 at TEDxLinnaeusUniversity We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with … Continue reading

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How to increase your willpower

Two varieties of human emerge from the pages of The Marshmallow Test, a new book by the esteemed psychologist professor Walter Mischel. The first kind is optimistic, hopeful for the future. They’re more likely to be successful in school, work … Continue reading

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Honest liars — the psychology of self-deception: Cortney Warren at TEDxUNLV

YouTube, published May 2 2014. To watch from source please click here. Refusing to believe what is true and insisting to believe what it is not. Our thoughts deceive us through cognitive distortions. Polirised thinking/thinking in extremes. Emotional reasoning: thinking … Continue reading

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Self compassion. Realistic and useful.

  Why Self-Compassion Helps You Meet Life’s Challenges. A healthy dose of self-compassion can give your motivation a boost. Published on October 1, 2013 by Melanie A. Greenberg, Ph.D. in The Mindful Self-Express. “Kristin Neff, the most well-known self-compassion researcher, … Continue reading

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A New Science of Stress

Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Sep 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may … Continue reading

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