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My name is Simon. I'm a psychology student from Denmark. I cover new psychological research and write about what it means to be human. I believe psychology can help us live better, more meaningful lives.
The summer vacations have just ended for most people. So, you might wonder how long you benefit from the effects of your holiday? Ought we go on holidays to relieve work-related stress and to stay well? Continue reading
Huffington Post reports of an unusual experiment going on in Sweden at the moment. A test group of government workers will scale back to work 6 hours per day, while a another group of participants will continue to work 8 hours per day. Continue reading
We like to compare ourselves to others (self-comparison). Are we good enough or are we falling behind? We constantly judge ourselves and our own worth. Objective evaluations, like grades in school, force us to be compared to others. But we should not judge ourselves from the grades we get or from the accomplishments we achieve. We are more than that. Continue reading
Everyone who has been in love knows how it feels Continue reading
I like to believe that my running “career” has made me a better person. Until now, I have run five marathons (42,2 k), completed a half Ironman, and I have run so many half-marathons that I no longer count the numbers. I have run on a regular basis, typically longer distances, since I was a 15-year old boy. Continue reading