Psychology

How to Maintain Friendships Without Going Insane

As previously posted on: http://third-culturethoughts.com/how-to-maintain-friendships-without-going-insane/ Your ability to connect with people is your superpower.  It’s incredible how you have a 50-year-old best friend from China and an 18-year-old pal from New York.  Having a social circle that resembles the United Nations is marvelous to have. You get to have friends to enjoy a good meal …

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Stillness

“Stillness is what aims the archer’s arrow. It inspires new ideas. It sharpens perspective and illuminates connections.” -Ryan Holiday Our generation is conditioned to believe that things can be achieved in an instant. There is a funny story related to this in Brene Brown’s Netflix special. She said that someone once approached her after a …

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Who is to Blame for Social Media Comparison- Humans or Technology?

Have you ever wondered why you start sounding like the person in front of you after hours of conversation? Neuroscience shows that humans are creatures of the environment. The existence of mirror neurons allows humans to observe and mirror the behavior of others actively. These social neural networks are what enables us to survive in …

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