By: Chris Pearce
Evolutionary thought has been around since before the time of Jesus. In the 6th century BCE, Greek philosopher Anaximander speculated about the origin of life and he believed that animals originated from the sea. A succession of Greek, Roman, Arab, and Persian philosophers put forward...
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
Many people look upon unhappiness as a result of external circumstances - those things over which they feel they have had little or no control. This is part of, in psychological terms, the "locus of control." Locus of control is the extent to which...
By: Vicki Phipps
There are more ways than one to be victimized in life, but for every victim you'll find a survivor inside. What we survive tends to lead to the wisdom we need so that we can make up our minds to be victim free for the...
By: Patrick Sills
Social skills can vary greatly from person to person. This is especially true among the young. Some people are simply very introverted, and such a trait can be quite common from adolescence and into early adulthood. For these types of individuals, it takes every bit...
Can human beings change the way they are?
By: Christine G.
Can a leopard change his spots? Never.Can an old dog learn new tricks? Sometimes.Can people change? I sincerely hope so.If people can't change their coping style, learn new behavior, or grow into better human beings, then free will is a joke. If...
By: Krymzen Hall
Criticism, when absorbed effectively, reveals plenty about who we are, who we should become, and in some cases, prompts us to find the closest freeway to escape the toxic people who will do anything to breed depression. But how do we learn to pasteurize criticism...
By: Anthony Konesky
Since a phobia is a very specific anxiety disorder, it requires very specific therapy. The two forms of therapy that are currently used to treat phobias are: systematic desensitization and flooding.Systematic desensitization is a step by step process wherein a client is exposed to...
By: Sapphire M. Brown
A Phobia is an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. Phobias often result in great panic and anxiety when exposed to the stimulus feared. Different treatments treat different aspedxts of the phobia. Some treatments try to treat the root...
By: Jane Montgomery
On the 24th of August in the year AD 79 a catastrophic volcanic eruption devastated life in Pompeii and Herculaneum. This same event, while destroying the lives of many, preserved the town's architectural structures and its decorative arts, as well as some organic materials. Upon...
By: Emma Conrad
In order to overcome the negative body image that we all have we must first define what beauty is to us. Trust me, not everyone thinks tall, skinny and blonde is beautiful. In fact my mother has a model figure but she would never be...

 

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