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Quiet quitting your job: a new millenial TikTok trend?

Social media such as TikTok are flooded with workers ”quiet quitting” A pandemicera phenomenon starting with ”The Great Resignation”; quiet quitting became a less drastic version of really quitting your job. Quiet quitting is nothing new. It is the millenial workforce’ way of setting boundaries and keeping a healthy work-life balance. Just as quiet quitting […]

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5 communication axioms

Communication is an ever present feature of human interaction. The five axioms of communication, formulated by Paul Watzlawick and his colleagues help to describe the processes of communication that take place during interaction and help to explain how a misunderstanding may come about. A few notes are added to tune the axioms better into a […]

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human behaviour psychology workplace psychology

How to recognize concern trolling

Key points in concern trolling: What is concern trolling? If you’re like me, you can get really passionate when people touch on your ideas, norms and values. You’ve probably had your fair share of heated discussions too. Sometimes you’ll just agree to get it over with, a lot times you’ll simply agree to disagree (I’ve […]

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Psilocybin stems alcoholism

Key points psilocybin alcoholism study: Psilocybin consumption with therapy curbs alcohol cravings A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry shows that two doses of high potency psilocybin (a.k.a magic mushrooms), taken in combination with psychotherapy, curbs heavy drinking days among alcoholics by 83% compared with active placebo and psychotherapy. […]

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human behaviour psychology

PSYCHOLOGY OF LIES

PSYCHOLOGY DAILY PILLS Preface: Lying is a very complex behavior, occurring in different forms and situations. It requires the liar not only to constantly keep the perspective of the to-be-deceived person in mind, but at the same time to remember and activate the truth, prevent the truth from slipping out, and flexibly switch between the […]

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Ketamine treatment for depression

As of 2022, ketamine has been around for over 60 years. Ketamine therapy for depression is a relatively recent topic in science and in this article we’ll delve a little deeper in ketamine’s origins and historical (and current) uses and the promise ketamine infusion holds not only as a fast acting treatment therapy for depression, […]

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psychology

Playing hard to get: the gist

Playing hard to get can be a matic tactic Compartmentalization of self-representation is manifested via the hard-to-get tactic as a way of coping or defending a persons’ self-concept in different roles (e.g mother, lover, colleague) and preventing negative spillovers between the roles. Reasons why someone might be playing hard to get You’ve met someone, might […]

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