Punishment, Ridicule, Shame, Low Self-esteem and Fear of Failure

Authorities punish you. It is what happens to you externally. Friends, relatives, neighbours, colleagues or similar level acquaintances ridicule you; it is society's form of punishment. Again, it is something that happens to you externally. Whereas, shame is a punishment that you impose on yourself. It is something that you feel internally (your response) when you …

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Fear the root of Anger, Sadness, Anxiety, and Guilt

As an individual you have certain weaknesses. For example, you are afraid that your child will be hurt if he falls down. Also, it will lead to his health issues, money to be spent on hospitals, etc. So when your child does something which has a risk of him or her falling down and injuring …

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Why we develop fight or flight or procrastinate even in simple situations in life?

Belonging is an essential biological need for all human beings. We are designed in such a way that if we feel left out from our desired ‘group’ or from a person we want to be connected with then we biologically with an uncontrollable intention go into a self-destructive state that might include a self-destructive narrative …

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Genes, Neurons, and Circuits: The Molecular Building Blocks of the Brain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctCzreJqouA The above video helps us to understand what are the building blocks of our brain and how do they influence our behavior. I would say a must watch! Also, refer the below video for an understanding on how various human states of expression are defined in the neurochemical world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZF2z7qKgME  

The Diderot Effect: Why We Want Things We Don’t Need?

This article was originally written by James Clear at https://jamesclear.com/diderot-effect  The famous French philosopher Denis Diderot lived nearly his entire life in poverty, but that all changed in 1765. Diderot was 52 years old and his daughter was about to be married, but he could not afford to provide a dowry. Despite his lack of wealth, …

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The Gut-Brain Connection and its relation to anxiety, fear and happiness

Some people usually feel symptoms of discomfort in the stomach or symptoms of bowels just before a big presentation and that is no coincidence because the reason for that discomfort lies in your gut-brain biology. Studies have shown that there is a direct connection between your gut and your brain and is called the gut-brain …

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Current Self vs. Desired Self vs. Undesired Self

As a human, you have many selfs or avataars in you. A current-self is a state with regular workings of life without any new change in the state - desire or hatred. The moment you have a desire (say to buy those new sneakers or that new mobile phone) you create a new state called …

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