Christina L.
Christina Lawson holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the Open University and has a passion for books, good food, and movies. She can often be found reading self-help articles snuggled up in bed with a cup of coffee or writing about anything and everything in a quiet cafe somewhere. You can follow Christina on Linkedin.

This Is How Cats Can Make You a Better Human

Watching any animal as they go about their daily lives is fascinating, but with cats, there is so much we can learn. I’ve often said that my soul animal is a cat. They’re sleek felines who live for leisure – who wouldn’t want that kind of life?! It’s only after observing my friends cat that I decided we should all start living more like…

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Saying These Two Words May Be the Secret to a Happy Marriage

There have been endless studies, conversations, and speculation over the years as to what the secret formula is for a happy marriage. Some say the secret lies in laughing together, others claim a good sex life is the key to passing through life with another. However, a recent study at Georgia University has declared the secret to maintaining a happy marriage is in…

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3 Ways to Finally Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparing yourself to others can leave you drained, unhappy and ultimately insecure in yourself because you’re looking at the things that they have, that you don’t, instead of focusing on the positives you have yourself. In today’s society, it’s easier than ever to compare yourself to others around you. Making yourself feel this way has hugely negative effects that you may not even…

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5 Reasons You Should Travel Alone at Least Once in Your Life

What would you say if I told you that you need to travel alone, at least once in your life? This idea may sound crazy and risky to many people, but if you think about it in-depth, you will realise that when you travel alone, you open your mind and soul for new experiences and wise life lessons. I’ve always been a fan…

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Break-ups Are More Painful for Men and Here Is Why

We’ve all been through one or more break-ups, whether it was an amicable parting or a crushing, heartbreaking loss. However, we’re about to break the stereotype that men handle break-ups better than women. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. A recent study in Evolutionary Behavioural Sciences has found that men are actually more vulnerable to long-term distress following a break-up than women. In…

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20 Benefits of Being in a Long-Term Relationship in Your 20s

How many times have you been told that having a stable, long-term relationship in your 20s was a bad idea? That you are wasting your prime years by settling down early. Well, you know what, to heck with those thoughts! Here are some of my favorite reasons for being in a long-term relationship in my 20’s; I have also included the thoughts of…

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6 Amazing Psychological Effects of Non-Sexual Touching

When thinking of our five senses, the four most popular ones come to mind: sight, hearing, smell, and taste. But people don’t often realise how imperative touch can be to us, as humans, and how non-sexual touching at the correct time in the appropriate place can have a strong psychological effect. Here we present you 6 psychological effects of non-sexual touching: 1. Money…

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Five Signs You Have Found the One

Finding the one is mythical for some people, yet this does not stop us from looking for it. Time and time again I hear people giving up on love because the person they thought was the one really wasn’t. What a shame is my only response. Sometimes even the clearest text can be misread, but that is no reason to give up on…

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This Is How Emotions Cause Pain in Different Body Parts

We’re all aware of the way emotions such as anger, or sadness, or joy makes us feel. So we assume that these emotions are universal and we all feel the same way, right? But did you know that emotions can also cause physical pain? New research has actually found that scientifically, emotions are consistent in each individual, regardless of other influencers such as…

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5 Tips to Conquer Anxiety and Regain Control of Your Life

I will be the first one to admit that at times, I will let a situation overwhelm me and, therefore, steer my response. I did this for a while, and I am not proud of it. Jumping from one mood to the next simply because at times, I could hardly see the bend on the path in front of me. Well, that is…

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