Many of Us Make Big Assumptions About People's Personality Without Being Aware of It

Think #about the last time somebody annoyed you. Maybe your boss shouted at you for something that wasn’t your fault. Did you think something like this? “She’s so short-tempered.” “She’s just an unreasonable person.” “She can’t control her anger.” If you did, then you could be guilty of making a fundamental attribution error. What is a fundamental attribution error? Making a fundamental attribution error means explaining someone’s behavior based on internal factors, like #personality type, rather than considering how external factors could have influenced their actions.[1] For example, if a…

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Always Suspecting Others Have Hidden Motives Can Be a Sign of Mental Illness

You may recognize this person: #Always suspicious of the decisions, actions and #motives of others. This paranoid individual could be a friend of yours, or perhaps a relative. But one thing is for sure – they #have a universal distrust of other people. You may remember a grandparent who was always suspicious of everyone who walked past their house. They would constantly peek out their windows, and stare intently at anyone who walked by. If they saw anyone acting even a little unusually, their imaginations would run wild, and they…

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Drop the Embarrassment: How Smart Interviewers Disclose Their Salary Requirements

It’s not always that you find yourself on a chair against an esteemed panel keenly listening to your skills and aptitude. That could be your gateway to your dream job, a sense of security, a better lifestyle, achieving your ambitions and get them to pay you the #salary you have always wanted. You need to be tactful, #smart and well-articulate to ensure you don’t miss that chance. Giving your salary #requirements could be a challenge. For a fresher or experienced, getting the salary requirements out there is only a challenge….

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Do All Men Cheat and Why Do They Cheat on Their Loved One?

Every man cheats. This seems to be the common assumption in our minds, especially ladies. Men are not trustworthy, #they are easily tempted, and they have commitment issues. Say your husband often comes home late and explains as “I have to work”, or you catch your boyfriend looking at some other girl’s profiles, do you associate these actions with cheating? Yes, men do #cheat but not all of them. (And women do cheat too) And it’s not always because they don’t love #their significant others anymore. So why do guys…

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Feel Anxious in Social Situations? Try These Methods

I entered the restaurant and immediately felt as if everyone is staring at me, judging me and do not approve of my appearance. I sat at the table, which I reserved earlier, thinking I might #feel safer, but my paranoia did not stop. My every movement felt awkward. I was praying for my friends to get to the place faster and “protect” me. #These kind of feelings are frequent visitors in my head every time I go to the mall/restaurant/any place full of people. I start thinking that I’m wearing…

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What to Do When You Work for a Micromanaging Boss

It’s not a pleasant feeling when your #boss is breathing down your neck, giving you the impression that they don’t fully trust you. Working under a #micromanaging boss can be a true nightmare sometimes. From the moment you step into the office, you can feel their need to be in control of everything. They give you detailed explanations on everything you should do, believing they are the only ones who know how to do a certain task properly. They will check on your progress several times a day. They will…

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5 Tips That Help Me Nail Every Interview – From Someone Who Always Failed in Interviews Before

Being at a job #interview is never an easy task; you can’t #help feeling just a little bit nervous, especially if you feel really passionate about the job and you want everything to go perfectly. Feeling that pressure may lead you to make mistakes you aren’t even aware you’re making, and you don’t leave the good first impression you wanted to. Then, you don’t get the job, and you feel so disappointed – you were convinced you had all the necessary qualifications and skills. So, what went wrong? Fatal Mistakes…

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