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Conflicts Mitigation With Patience For A Happy Ending

Conflicts Mitigation With Patience For A Happy Ending

Conflicts and disputes arise when least expected. It was a long day from one medical facility to another for my physical examinations. I only had a couple of Ritz crackers in the morning before I left home. It was twenty minutes past five o’clock by 

Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?

Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?

“Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?”. I was curious about the relationship between social media platforms, specifically Facebook, and depressiveness. For my literature review assessment for my psychology studies, I set the research question as, “Facebook Effects on Depression in University 

What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

Can there be too much positivity?

It’s possible. Positive psychology is a useful tool and application to treat minor ailments and as a form of mental health maintenance and optimiser. However, we cannot dismiss the importance of the less desired emotions as they are eager to tell a story too. 

“There can be too much positivity in positive psychology”, remarked a psychology coursemate. 

We were taken aback by that remark in one of the in-class discussions about addressing psychological issues with different approaches. That discussion happened a few years ago when I was doing my foundation year studies in psychology. I gave it a lot of thought after that class activity. I wasn’t sure where I stood about positive psychology at that time; I was more inclined towards the positive psychology applications. Well, it’s “positive”, so it must be good, right? So I assumed. 

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CARA Unmask: With Whom Can I Share My Deepest Secrets

CARA Unmask: With Whom Can I Share My Deepest Secrets

CARA Unmask article about keeping a mood journal with headings: My Love Affair With “Dear Diary” Different Modes Of Expression Anchoring Goals Gender Differences In Journal Keeping Nurturing Metacognition Clues From Pattern-Forming Habits The Birth Of Digital Mood Journal (With A Dramatic Twist)