Category Archives: Culture

You’re Not Aware Of What You Are Doing When You Feel Rejected

Rejection is something that never feels great. In dating, when you are rejected online, you may feel like you’re not good enough or you’re not worth giving a chance to. It stings! And, when you really feel rejected, you could start acting out without noticing it.

When We Feel Rejected, We Unconsciously Respond To The Emotion In The Following Ways

No one ever wants to be rejected – it’s natural to think this way. However, experiencing rejection could be a chance for us to learn something about ourselves and others. The problem is, we don’t always look at rejection as a learning experience. We have a very negative perspective of the feeling which causes most of us to: read more

You Don’t Need Impostor Syndrome In Your Relationship (Or The Rest Of Your Life)

If you haven’t heard of the impostor syndrome, you better get around to know more about it. The term itself was coined in the 1970s because researchers found that a lot of people were concerned about not being good enough.

Work Through Your Impostor Syndrome In Life And Love

Essentially, the impostor syndrome is rooted in the belief that a person is pretending to be someone he or she is not (even though the opposite can be true). Today, in the age of technology, experts say that the impostor syndrome is felt even more.

We all have easy access to social media. Every one of us can see and keep track of people’s lives. You might question where you are right now because you saw a younger person running a big company all on his or her own. read more

Happiness Rituals You Need To Start Doing

Our pursuit of happiness is infinite, some believe. In order to be happy, you have to decide, first, to make that decision every day and then work towards it. At least, that’s what most experts will tell you. A new research, however, may have the key to true joy as it reveals happiness rituals that anyone can do.

Neuroscience Recommends Four Happiness Rituals

UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb may have the answers to the question: “How can we be happy?” Korb and his team did an observation about the gray matter in our heads, and here are the happiness rituals they have discovered:

1. Gratitude

The age-old technique of thinking about what you are grateful for when you are down might just have a better effect on our brain than we imagine. If we are feeling down or are worried about something, the best thing to do is not to focus on the negative but on the positive. Ask yourself what you can be grateful for despite your problems or worries. Researchers explain that anti-depressants are taken by those who are depressed so that dopamine in their brains is increased. Gratitude has a similar effect. read more

Painfully Afraid You Are Not Likable? Here’s The Cure For That

It’s a common fact that we cannot please everybody. No matter how hard we try, no matter how much effort we put into placing our best foot forward, some people will still see us as not likable. To some, this isn’t a problem, but there’s a good number of people reading this now that need to find a way to get over not being liked.

How To Get Over Being Not Likable

So, why do people feel the need to be liked anyway? It has to do with acceptance. For us to feel like we have a place in society or in a certain group of people, we need to be liked. We need to belong.

Ironically, not being liked actually won’t affect our lives one way or the other because what people think of us are external factors that we cannot control. We can only control ourselves. With that said, the key to overcoming not being liked is a change in perspective. read more