9 Ways to Build a More Positive Self-Image of Yourself

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My friend Lisa has been through a string of bad relationships. She always seems to pick the rotten apple in the bushel, and she can’t seem to make better decisions. It’s like she doesn’t believe she deserves better. Lisa hasn’t developed a positive self-image. Without a positive self image, we can’t see our own worth. … Read more

INTJ VS ENTJ: 9 Differences for These Personality Types

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We’ve discussed the sixteen Myers-Briggs Personality types quite a bit here at Happier Human and are often asked many questions once readers finish the articles.  One of the most frequent involves comparing personality types that only differ in the Introvert and Extrovert category. After all, isn’t it simply a matter of one person enjoying the … Read more

7 Tips to Not Care What People Think About You

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 “… We all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.” ~ Marcus Aurelius How true is this? And even if we don’t always love or put ourselves first, we still care about what people think of us to the point where it influences our every decision and … Read more

7 Top Motivation Theories in Psychology Explained

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The explanation of human behavior is complicated. Why do we do the things we do? What pushes us to act on our instincts? Theorists have been researching human behavior since the beginning of time, looking for explanations behind various aspects of social phenomena that are supported by empirical evidence. Many theorists have offered possible reasons … Read more

The Eight Things That Emotionally Intelligent People Do Better Than Others

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Have you discovered that you’re extremely capable of managing your emotions without much stress or anxiety? That you can relate to the emotions of others and are capable of expressing your emotions better than most? If you have, then you might just be emotionally intelligent. What is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability … Read more

How to Overcome Your Fear of Success: 7 Steps

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What is this feeling? You have thought about your dream job forever… worked your way up. You’ve gone through an interview or two and feel like you are close enough to reach out and grab that brass ring.  But as you approach the third and final interview, doubt enters your mind. Do you really want … Read more

7 Self-Serving Bias Examples You See Throughout Life

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When something good happens, people tend to think: “I worked so hard, I’m so talented, I did a great job!” But when things go wrong, people often start taking a mental account of any external factors that could be to blame. Can you think of a time when you were quick to take credit for … Read more

21 Comfort Zone Challenges to Grow as a Person

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Do often feel afraid to try new things because you’re nervous or scared? If so, then one strategy that can help is regularly push past what’s known as your “comfort zone.”  And the simplest way to do this is to build a habit where you regularly introduce comfort zone challenges throughout your week. In this … Read more

7 Signs of Gaslighting in Your Relationship or Marriage

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“Stop being so sensitive.” “Don’t you think you’re overreacting?” From the 1944 movie, Gaslight, to being one of 2018’s most popular words of the year, this manipulative tactic has proven to be effective for anyone trying to gain control over someone else. Gaslighting gained popularity among professionals in the 1980s when gaslighting was written about … Read more

Can Essential Oils Positively Affect Your Emotions?

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While essential oils have been used for more than 6,000 years and their healing effects on improving health have been confirmed by innumerable studies, it’s a pretty recent discovery (related to the last few decades) that the chemistry of essential oils may positively affect the way we feel, think and act, that is to say … Read more