These five physiological facts will change the way you think about the world.
Since its discovery, the study of psychology has helped people across the world from all walks of life, it has provided the people of the world with a good base to start their own spirituality from.
Learning from mistakes in the past and delving deep into the souls of troubled people has led to the discovery of certain patterns of behavior that people all too often fall in to, and how to recognize these and change for the better.
The following facts have been identified by psychologists in studying human behavior and listening and heeding to them will help change your life path for the better.
1.If you announce your goals to others, you become less likely to achieve them because you lose motivation
This strange but true fact might make you think twice about sharing that new years resolution with your friends and family. The power of the human mind has been shown to be incredibly powerful, and you don’t need anyone else on your journey with you, in fact sharing your goals with others can actually lead to failure. Keep your goals close to your heart and show people your intentions by your actions, not words.
2. Most people’s favorite song is associated with an emotional event in their lives
Music is showing itself to have much more of an impact on our brains than previously thought. Music can physically change the way our brains exist and interact with the world. Your favorite song that reminds you of a special time can actually physically act like a drug that will help you get through tough times.
3. You’ll be happier spending your money on experiences, rather than material possessions
This seems like such a simple rule to follow, and yet so many people get it wrong. How many new items are you currently pining for? Cars, houses, new technology jewelry and clothes are the main culprits that people admit to wasting money on. Save it and spend it on a trip to a country you have never been to instead, you will feel better in the long run.
4. Kids are more high-strung these days, with high school students showing the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the 1950’s
In just a few short years, the child generation have gone from being strong and independent to a generation of ‘snowflakes’. In trying to over-protect children for the perceived ‘horrors’ of the world that the media have led us to believe are always lurking – we have created a nervous generation ill-equipped for the real world.
5. Surrounding yourself with happy people helps you to become happier too
This fact is a really great excuse to finally cut those toxic people out of your life. Do you have that one friend who always looks on the negative side of life? Well it’s time to say goodbye – it’s the right thing to do for your mental health.