Normally thought of as a far-fetched dream of science fiction, Virtual Reality has recently emerged as a viable platform for various uses. Ranging from Gaming to Rehabilitation, virtual reality is now a medium for plenty of forward thinking individuals. Much like how video games back then was a burgeoning platform for a variety of uses, so is virtual reality in this day and age.
Pets, they have been with man for hundreds and thousands of years, and still reside with us today. You may have had a pet at some point in your life, a bag of goldfish won at a carnival, a puppy as a Christmas gift, or an adopted rescue. Maybe you know somebody who has a pet. But why are we fascinated by animals and have that desire to keep them? This article aims to find the psychology behind why we like having pets, as well as how pets leave an impact on the mental and physical health of pet owners.
It goes without saying that everyone of us has experienced being judged at some point in our lives. A lot of us might have even shaped our behaviors, actions, and personalities to try to ward off the harsh opinions of other people. At this point, we can say for sure that not being everyone’s cup of tea is inevitable to one’s life no matter who you are. However, despite this being a part of everyone’s lives, not everyone has a deeper understanding of what leads to these harsh words and thoughts, which shouldn’t be the case since having more knowledge on why people judge others might help individuals deal with it better. It might even help us comfort our friends and loved ones who are affected by this phenomenon. This article has been made for this very purpose. It is important to note that this tackles irrational, harmful, and unnecessary judgement, not simple differences in opinion, disagreement, or constructive criticism, as there is a fine line between these two that not everyone is able to differentiate.
Times are tough. A statement that takes a completely different meaning in the contemporary time. Most, if not all, can attest to having encountered novel challenges for the past year or so. And that’s just on top of our already present daily share of difficulties. Although each can be unique in context and intensity, there is a shared existence of experiences wherein we had and have to creatively tackle and solve certain challenges.
It’s that time of the year again, a holiday for new couples and long-time lovers to spend time with each other and celebrate their everlasting love.
But have you ever had an experience of loving someone who doesn’t love you back?
In the history of man, there is always one prevalent topic. A topic that is heavily romanticized, written songs of, even venerated. From the first murder in the religious texts of various beliefs, to scientific evidence of tools used for anything other than gathering and harvesting.
With the current pandemic giving people more time to stay in their homes, building plastic model kits have been a reemerging hobby as time has become available for the very much time consuming hobby. With that said, what makes model kits both enjoyable and beneficial at this current times?
Scams work because we are not always as rational as we would like to think — or be. Human minds have innate vulnerabilities to which the mad and bad have spent ample time studying. The tactics they employ are not at all new, but many still fall for them. Knowing how and why they still work might someday save you.
Picture yourself doing something you’re perfectly capable of doing. You’ve done it many times before. But one day, you’re asked to do the same thing, but with one slight difference: people will be observing you while you’re doing it. These aren’t just any people though, they’re the people who make it clear that they have low expectations for you and that they think you’re not capable of anything. As a result, you feel extra pressure to perform well and you get nervous. Subconsciously, your muscles tense up or stiffen which ends up in you failing to do what you’ve been previously able to do. The people who’ve underestimated you have a good laugh and feel good about themselves because you’ve met their low expectations for you. You’ve fulfilled the prophecy that they’ve given you.