Biophilia: Sensory Contact With Nature Can Improve Your Overall Well-being & Mental Health

Humans love nature and connecting with nature improves wellbeing

Do you like it when you are surrounded by nature? Do you have a primeval desire to connect with nature? Most of us would answer that with a resounding YES. There is a term for that. Biophilia: The innate tendency of humans to connect with nature and other lifeforms. An exciting hypothesis emerged in 1984 …

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The scientific truth behind ‘Fake it till you make it’

Fake it till you make it psychology

It really works. You can fake it till you make it. You can fake a smile to become happier. After analyzing 138 studies, researchers have strong evidence to show that smiling can make you happy. You can fake confidence to increase it and then lower anxiety. But not exactly, not always. If you wish to …

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The flow state: Positive Psychology Insights, How To become an autotelic person

The flow state and autotelic personality, article thumbnail

If one thing positive psychology has given the world, it’s the assurance that humans can be in a state of unreal focus called the ‘flow’. That moment where you are one with everything you are doing and you are in the zone. That perfect moment. I kid you not. I’ve been there a few times …

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5 life lessons everyone should take from the human brain

lessons from the brain: Analogy between life and cognitive processes

There are a number of ways to look at life lessons. On most occasions, you’ll see life lessons coming from someone’s experience or some book. This article will surprise you. Experience is not the only way to learn about life. Sometimes, you’ll see lessons in the oddest places. Such as the clockwork of your brain. …

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How to be happy – 8 Genuine ways to create a happy life (And Improve Well-being)

How to to happy - 8 scientific tips on happiness

These positive psychology insights will teach you how to become happy and how to live a happy life. Let’s backtrack a bit. People talk about happiness in many ways. We hear and use sentences like “I’m looking for happiness” and “I’m searching for what makes me happy.” There is even a movie called “The pursuit …

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