Why would people maintain negative self-evaluations when they result in a great degree of distress? What purpose do negative self-evaluations have? Do they help us solve our problems, or do they help us in some other way? It seems not. Continue reading →
When we hold others responsible, we expect something from, and in order to expect something from others, we must trust and believe in them. We have to believe that they are capable of doing what we expect. Continue reading →
At some point in our lives, we all experience symptoms of anxiety. Public speaking or other unfamiliar situations can provoke natural feelings of anxiety. When these natural feelings turn into excessive anxiety and worry, they might be classified as an anxiety disorder.
Have you ever said to someone, “I know how you feel“? Well, I think most of us have at some point, but do we truly know how others feel, or is it just a saying that we use for better or worse? Continue reading →
Hi! My name is Simon, and I'm becoming a psychologist this year. I write about the scientific literature in psychology as I believe it can help us live better, more meaningful lives. I hope this blog will inspire you, as it inspires me, to grow as a human being. Best wishes, and hope to see you again.