Making connections and socializing can be a hard task for introverts. How to improve your social skills as an introvert? When we talk of introverts, what comes to our mind first? Quiet, reserved, and self-centered people. For a number of reasons, making connections and socializing can be hard for them. But wait, there is more to introversion than these stereotyped definitions. A study reveals that introversion is a personality trait where people tend to be more realistic and thoughtful. Introverts aren't anxious people, but they
Hands up who has given their partner the silent treatment in a relationship? Now let’s have another show of hands for all those that didn’t think it caused their partners any real pain? Would you be surprised to learn that silent treatment in a relationship causes actual physical pain? This is because ignoring someone activates the same area of the brain that responds to physical pain. This area is the anterior cingulate cortex or the ACC. The ACC is involved in many complex human processes.
While we usually associate the summer with fun and well-deserved breaks, it can be a time of loneliness and depression. Inspirational summer movies will lift you out of your blue funk. While they are not the solutions to your problems, summer movies can lift your mood. These inspirational summer movies will tug at your heartstrings and do so instantly. 6 Inspirational Summer Movies That Will Instantly Lift Your Mood 1. My Left Foot (1989) First of all is My Left Foot, is a 1989 biographical
Do you want to live life to the fullest like you used to in your childhood and youth? In fact, there are some practical and simple ways to do it. When you’re young, it seems as though life stretches out before you in an endless procession of days. Your opportunities seem unlimited, and you are not really conscious of the moments ticking by. It is when you truly live life to the fullest. As you move on to adulthood, you start realizing that time is
I never knew how to deal with jealous people until I realized how ugly the emotion can be. Jealousy can be a beast, turning you into a toxic person. I know jealousy is wrong, but I was also a part of the problem. Who am I fooling, I can still be a little jealous at times. I’m not proud of what I am, but I do learn things about myself every day and about others. I also learn how to deal with jealous people and
If your friend is guilty of any of the below, then a friendship breakup is really necessary for your own mental health and personal development. There are some friendships we form, that are meant to and do last forever. Whether they are forged in school, even earlier or in college or when you start your working life. However, there are some that have a time limit. After all, it would be pretty foolish to expect everyone we meet and befriend to stay in our lives
There are many different kinds of love in the world, so what do we mean when we talk about platonic love or platonic friendship? When we talk about platonic love, we usually mean love between two people that are close but are not romantic. We experience this love all the time with friends and it creates a potentially intense closeness between the two. It can be difficult to toe the line between platonic love and romantic love, as there is almost always an implication of
In this article, we will help you understand some of the qualities of good friends you should be looking for in people around you. This way, you will be sure that you are surrounded by true and good friends. "You can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends" is a phrase I'm sure we are all familiar with. And it ultimately is completely true. Our family is thrust upon us as soon as we are thrust upon the world. We inherit our family.