Why do people cheat? You might think the answer is obvious. Surely, a lack of love for a partner must rank in the top spot. But psychologists have identified other reasons for cheating. And some might surprise you. There are various studies that research why people cheat. They range from personality, circumstances to low self-esteem and even anger. Here Are 8 Psychological Reasons Why People Cheat on Their Loved Ones 1. A lack of love One of the main reasons people cheat is because of a
Do you feel strongly about zero waste living? Do you find it hard to live a zero waste life and want some tips on reducing the amount of rubbish you produce? Well, I don’t pretend to know it all but I’ve been passionate about reducing waste for years. My ethos is - everything I buy has to work hard for my money. I live on a very tight budget and have to account for every penny. The stuff I buy has to work hard for
Do you want to know how to make people like you? If so, did you know that scientists have researched this very subject and found psychological reasons why we naturally gravitate to some and not others? Some of their findings you might not have heard of and have fancy names like spontaneous trait transference. Others are more familiar like mirroring body language. So would you like to know some of these research-backed tips to instantly make someone like you? Here are 15 psychological hacks that
If someone had told me a few years ago that I’d be doling out personal financial planning advice I wouldn’t have believed you. For as long as I can remember I have been in debt. This is partly because I manage on a very tight budget. But also because, to me, personal financial planning is for those that actually have money. It’s not for people like me, who struggle to make ends meet every month. “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result -
We all like to keep precious mementos. They remind us of a treasured moment. But when does a desire to keep stuff tip over into a hoarding disorder? What are the signs that a person has gone from simply collecting items of value to hoarding? A person suffering from hoarding disorder: Feels unable to discard everyday items 1. Collects an excessive amount of items 2. These items are typical of little monetary value 3. Stores them in a chaotic manner 4. Has a poor quality
A co-dependent parent is usually an individual who did not get their emotional or physical needs met during childhood. This has led them to impose their needs onto their own children. Co-dependency is a psychological concept that refers to anyone who feels extremely dependent on their loved ones. This dependency makes a co-dependent parent feel completely responsible for their loved one's happiness and well-being. Ten signs that show you are a co-dependent parent include: 1. An over-exaggerated feeling of responsibility for their loved ones. 2.
When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste. Significantly there has been a shift in how we view biodegradable waste. Europe, in particular, leads the fight against waste. It wants
For years I have battled against various phobias. I have researched many treatments but none have proven to be successful. This is why, when I happened to stumble across a study that associated dopamine function with fear, I was suddenly interested. I’ll tell you why. A few decades ago I had a night phobia. It was the worst of the phobias I had ever experienced. With a night phobia, you can’t escape. It might be daytime but you know the night is always coming. It