Psychology and Self-Help

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Important Note for Psychological Issues

Please consider this note for all psychological issues: the topics are not to be understood as a professional advice, counseling or therapy and have no claim to accuracy and/or completeness! You should always consult a skilled and competent psychotherapist for a qualified opinion and never rely solely on the advice given here. More information.

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Why do you cry when you are sad?
First of all, sorrow or grief is a feeling of many moods and emotional states a human being can adopt. Still, it's the only...
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How do color blinds distinguish red and green traffic lights?
The colors of the traffic lights seem to have been chosen pretty bad, at least for color blind people. Why have they taken just...
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Should I give thanks for an e-mail?
Every time I receive an e-mail with an answer to one of my questions, I wonder if I should say thank you for answering. I...
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Why are liars touching their nose?
If a person is lying, the person should grab his or her nose more often than the person is not lying. This behavior is supposed...
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Difference between Egoist, Egocentric and Egomaniac
How do egoists differ from egocentrics or egomaniacs? And what about egoism, egocentrism and egomania? Can one someho...
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Solarium instead of Light Therapy?
I am not directly troubled with a real depression, but only with a so-called depressive mood. My doctor has advised me to perform...
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Psychonaut: Scientifically, it is still not clear why people cry. Especially since the crying can not only occur in mourning but also in pleasure or as...
Question | Why do you cry when you are sad?
Guest: With today's LED traffic lights, however, a distinction between lighter and darker light is no longer possible, as the colors all...
Question | How do color blinds distinguish red and green traffic lights?
Guest: Color blind people can still see where something lights up, even if they do not see which color lights up. Therefore, they distinguish...
Question | How do color blinds distinguish red and green traffic lights?
Guest: Yes, even color blind people are allowed to do the normal driver's license, at least for cars. However, drivers' licenses...
Question | How do color blinds distinguish red and green traffic lights?
Guest: Are color-blinds allowed to do the driving license at all? I would not be so sure. Because otherwise they would really be a threat to...
Question | How do color blinds distinguish red and green traffic lights?
Companiable78: In your case at work, I would do what is usual done in your company and what others are doing in this situation. However, in...
Question | Should I give thanks for an e-mail?

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