Aditya Shukla

27 Guidelines to Improve Life-Satisfaction, Well-being, Mental Health and the Quality of Life

Life-Satisfaction is how you evaluate the quality of your life and how happy/satisfied you are with it. People have different ways to evaluate their own …

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The Google Effect & Transactive Memory: We remember Where data is more than What it is!

The google effect and transactive memory

We see memory as something inside the brain – our ability to remember and know things. However, there is a lot more to memory than …

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Social Detoxing and Solitude: Alone, Lonely, or Aloneliness?

Loneliness, Alone-time, social detox, and well-being

Many people disconnect from social activities and seek solitude to improve their well-being. This “Social detox” is a common lifestyle choice when things get overwhelming. …

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Do Self-Affirmations Work? Coping With Low Self-esteem & Self-worth

Humans try to reassure themselves of many things – I am lovable, I am smart, I can do this, I will figure it out. To …

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Construal Levels: Deliberate Creative Thinking Strategies & Hacks

Our brain is conducive to creative thinking and problem-solving – Literally, and figuratively, making mental connections. The brain is readily equipped with the necessary conditions …

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Emotional Intelligence, Literacy, And Theory (With Ways to Increase EQ)

Emotional intelligence

What is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence is about people – you & others – thoughts, feelings, intentions, cultures, background, tendencies, sensitivities, habits, etc. It is …

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How Empathy Fails Us: In-group/Out-group Negativity & Emotional Burn-Out

The Negative effect of Empathy: Impaired decision making, emotional burn-out, and us vs. them

Empathy is generally regarded as a valuable skill in managing and nurturing social and professional relationships. It’s central to helping others and improving social dynamics. …

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A 5-Step Mindfulness Grounding Technique To Ease Anxiety & Why Mindfulness Works

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While a lot of psychological techniques have a learning curve and take time to make tangible improvements in life, some work within seconds. One of …

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Why Fun Improves Learning: Mood, Senses, Neurons, Arousal, Cognition

Why does having fun make learning better?

There is ample anecdotal evidence that shows listening to a fun lecture or lesson is great for learning. It’s intuitive. Having fun & interactive learning …

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