2.You Overestimate Your Reactions to Future Events.
3.If you really want something from someone, frame it as an offer rather than a request.
4.Music impacts your perspective.
5.You Are Hard Wired For Imitation and Empathy.
6.When a group of people laugh, people will instinctively look at the person they feel closest to in that group.
7.Certain religious practices lower stress.
8.Two People Perceive Time In The Same Way.
9.Always be honest so when you have to lie, people will believe you.
10.Being with happy people makes you happier.
Happiness has become an increasingly popular field focused on the scientific study of emotional well-being. Research has suggested that people often sacrifice things that make them happy such as vacations or going out to certain events, in order to afford possessions (such as property).(source)
Kids are more highly strung today, with high school students showing the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the 1950’s.
Approximately 49% of the general population suffer or have suffered from anxiety, depression or substance abuse. In particular, there is proof that the collective human race is becoming more anxious every decade and there are many speculative reasons for that. For instance, people move more, have less interaction with their communities, change jobs, are less likely to get married and more likely to live alone.
The name–letter effect refers to a person's tendency to favor the letters in their name over the other letters of the alphabet. This trick is many a times used by magicians when they ask you to pick a letter of the alphabet.
When you are to give a speech in front of a big crowd and you get stage freight, your knees start shaking, your throat goes dry and you forget everything you want to say, smile. Smiling reduces the stress.
Every time you find yourself judging someone else for any probable reason, that judgement turns out to undoubtedly be a reflection of your own internal insecurity of which you may probably or totally be unaware of.
If you find yourself highly envious or critical of someone else’s sense of fashion, higher the chances are that you are very conscious of your own style of dressing and on how people perceive your sense of fashion.
If you find yourself constantly checking people’s facebook likes or Quora upvotes, then most certainly there are very good chances of you being insecure of the number of likes and upvotes that you get.
If you constantly consider others to be excessively pretty/ handsome or ugly, you most probably are insecure about your own looks.
Think of any situation where you were totally envious or highly critical of someone else’s attributes and possessions and ask yourself where you stand with regards to that same attribute/ possession. You will realize that that particular attribute or possession may in fact turn out to be your area of weakness, of unknown and unresolved insecurity.
Most of people when they lie they tend to look away from the person, the trick is to look straight in there eyes.
Even standing close to a person than touching them increases the odd's of you convincing them.
Our brain is more interested in coherence of information than quality of words. So think extensively and make sure every statement can be traced back to same conclusion
While asking for help from a crowd point specifically to the person it breaks there bubble. Diffusion of responsibility.
When doing multitasking we tend to believe most of the information encountered. our brain first accepts the information then negates it by logical deduction.
We tend to process new information based on previous one. Halo effect.
Evolutionary we are wired to feel more pain for loss of a thing than happiness for the same gain. Loss aversion