Cognitive biases; how your mind plays tricks

Humans are not rational by definition. Emotion drives more of our decisions than logic and we all suffer from cognitive biases, systematic errors in thinking that distort our perception. Psychologists have identified over 100 of these thinking biases that arise from various processes or limitations, from limits to brain capacity to the desire to be liked or included in a group.

5 Tips to Develop Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking skills are essential to making good - or at least not bad – decisions; is it impossible to get pregnant the first time I have sex? Where should I bury the survivors of a plane crash on the border of the US and Canada? Do vaccines cause autism? What is the healthiest diet there is?

12 Fun Ways to Relieve Stress

Stress is an evil of our modern society; people lead an increasingly stressful lives, whether be it work, home, finances or plain old uncertainty. Bu while experts state that a little stress can be good for you, it It helps if your stress reduction techniques can be fun as well.

The Best Ways to Get Fit if you’re Obese

Exercising when you're overweight or obese can be a monumental challenge. Things that are easy for the average person can put too much stress on your joints causing knee or hip pain. Also, things that are easy for an average person to maneuver, such as a stationary bike or a ball, may not work with a larger body size. So, let's take a look at some exercise choices that work best for overweight or obese people.