Travelling can be a life changing experience. It often challenges people to step outside of their comfort zones and embrace a completely new culture. There is a common misconception that travelling is expensive but it possible to travel far on a tight budget if you know how. Try following these simple money saving tips in Europe to reduce the cost of travel.
Our surroundings may directly impact our personality and psychology. How we are brought up, the cultural background we come from, and the people we interact with on a daily basis all shape us into the individuals we are. Consider these long term changes that travelling may have on your mental state and your relationships. Continue reading →
People who have never used drugs or abused alcohol may wonder what could ever cause anyone to become addicted to illicit substances. Why would anyone compromise their health, safety, and finances to indulge in something that could ultimately kill them? In fact, addicts are often trapped by a number of psychological factors from which they cannot escape and over which they have little to no power. Despite our general reluctance to be empathetic toward someone with substance dependence issue, the reality is sober living is not always as straightforward as it may seem.Continue reading →
There’s no doubt that success in the game of poker relies on both the skill of the player and a little something extra. So, what goes on in the mind of a successful poker player? Looking at the psychology behind their behavior can provide answers to questions about what gives them their edge.Continue reading →
Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain condition that affects more than 5 million men and women in the United States—particularly individuals who are over the age of 65. Common symptoms of the condition include severe memory loss, delusions, hallucinations, paranoia, difficulty learning new things, difficulty recognizing loved ones, inability to perform everyday tasks, and impulsive behavior. At present, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As a result, the condition will ultimately prove to be fatal. Continue reading →
While The American Psychological Association currently only recognizes 100 phobias, it is estimated that there are actually over 500 phobias in existence throughout the world. One of the most intriguing – particularly in light of the beauty and youth obsessed age in which we live – is Gerascophobia. Continue reading →