What are some tips on ridding of my anxiety?

It's not YOUR anxiety. Its the fear coming from your beLIEfs. Learn how by practice to detaching from and eliminating

What is the most effective psychological trick you use daily?

Ever felt runner's high? That euphoric sense of elation, contentment, and well-being you feel after long exercise?

Is it possible to be alone and happy?

Yes, it is possible to be alone and happy. I say this on the basis of first-hand experience. I was married. I am now divorced. I have no wife and no girlfriend. I am happier than I was when I was married. But there is moreI have realised that I could have

Why am I always happy?

It is a self- contradictory question !  An always happy state will never give birth to any question . If you were  always  happy , this question should not have come to your mind at all . Only unhappiness and discontent state can create such questions , not the always happy

When do you feel happy?

At 8:30 p.m,I was feeding my mother in bed she was sitting and not feeling well,my father was sitting next to her...Few minutes later my mumma was faint she fell down in bed...she was not able to breathe properly I and dad got

Does feeling satisfied equal happiness?

Somehow there has gotten to be a popular but unspoken idea that processes are linear, that things are supposed to move towards an end state and then stop. As if answering a question is the end rather than a way-station toward further learning and experience.Happiness does

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why do humans feel happiness?

if you listen to speeches by simon sinek or tony robbins, they say it comes from a sense of fulfillment.  and you only feel that sense of fulfillment by helping others.  it feels good to help others. thats how we survive.  these guys are the best at telling you all about it.  search these guys on youtube.

Why do I smile when there is a sad event?

You are possibly just an asocial jerk who yet has no sincere regard for others or capacity for real empathy. If you are a younger person, this might be attributable to youthful lack of direct experience with any of life's real hardships like death of a loved one,

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why do humans feel happiness?

if you listen to speeches by simon sinek or tony robbins, they say it comes from a sense of fulfillment.  and you only feel that sense of fulfillment by helping others.  it feels good to help others. thats how we survive.  these guys are the best at telling you all about it.  search these guys on youtube.

Why do I smile when there is a sad event?

You are possibly just an asocial jerk who yet has no sincere regard for others or capacity for real empathy. If you are a younger person, this might be attributable to youthful lack of direct experience with any of life's real hardships like death of a loved one,

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why is everyone obsessed with 'Life Hacks'?

Life hacks are shortcuts. Why go the long route to a destination when you can gogogo and get there in less time... for less money... and less effort. Going to argue that we need to stop and smell the roses?

What are random things that make you happy?

Umm let me begin one by one:-Coffee, samosas and hot pakodas arriving at the perfect temperature.Getting upvotes and honest appreciation from people. Interacting with different people from around the world here on Quora.Trying out a new recipe and creating something delicious.Receiving flowers from my grandfather, especially the red rose for

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why do I smile when there is a sad event?

You are possibly just an asocial jerk who yet has no sincere regard for others or capacity for real empathy. If you are a younger person, this might be attributable to youthful lack of direct experience with any of life's real hardships like death of a loved one,

Why is everyone obsessed with 'Life Hacks'?

Life hacks are shortcuts. Why go the long route to a destination when you can gogogo and get there in less time... for less money... and less effort. Going to argue that we need to stop and smell the roses?

What are random things that make you happy?

Umm let me begin one by one:-Coffee, samosas and hot pakodas arriving at the perfect temperature.Getting upvotes and honest appreciation from people. Interacting with different people from around the world here on Quora.Trying out a new recipe and creating something delicious.Receiving flowers from my grandfather, especially the red rose for

What are random things that make you happy?

Umm let me begin one by one:-Coffee, samosas and hot pakodas arriving at the perfect temperature.Getting upvotes and honest appreciation from people. Interacting with different people from around the world here on Quora.Trying out a new recipe and creating something delicious.Receiving flowers from my grandfather, especially the red rose for

Why do I smile when there is a sad event?

You are possibly just an asocial jerk who yet has no sincere regard for others or capacity for real empathy. If you are a younger person, this might be attributable to youthful lack of direct experience with any of life's real hardships like death of a loved one,

Does feeling satisfied equal happiness?

Somehow there has gotten to be a popular but unspoken idea that processes are linear, that things are supposed to move towards an end state and then stop. As if answering a question is the end rather than a way-station toward further learning and experience.Happiness does

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Why do people feel happy for others?

empathy is wired deep within our brains. I watched a documentary about this a while back. I can not remember the details but basically as part of our group mentality sort of wiring it was important that we were all at approximately the same emotional feelings as the others, and to be able

Can you have depression and be mentally strong?

Yes. People who have been soldiers and kept it together through all sorts of dangers can still become depressed. People who have held up under torture can become depressed.Physically strong people can become physically ill. Mentally strong people can become mentally ill.

Do I have a mental disorder?

I've studied psychiatry as a medical student, and I agree with Mike Leary - those symptoms could possibly be caused by a mental disorder OR neurological disease, or possibly be harmless. There's no diagnosis that could be made from the combination of symptoms you mentioned, but those symptoms

I hate the human species. Is that bad? Explain.

I had a very good friend who was from a very poor background, but he was brilliant in his studies achieving first on the class every single year of his studies. He was very helpful and went out of his way (a long way) to help people some

Did I have OCD when I was younger -and outgrow it- or did I not have it all?

OCD consists of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors.I had compulsions when I was a child. I did things similar to what you mention in your question and for similar reasons.When I was a young adult I mistakenly believed I had beaten my OCD without any

Can you have depression and be mentally strong?

Yes. People who have been soldiers and kept it together through all sorts of dangers can still become depressed. People who have held up under torture can become depressed.Physically strong people can become physically ill. Mentally strong people can become mentally ill.

How many people hate people?

This is a non sensical question but it begs to open the real query of what forms of

Why do some people hate the world?

There are many types of people and hence many different reasons to hate the world.A frustrated or depressed person, who is having a hard time, will hate the world if he/she thinks that it is the order of the world

What are random things that make you happy?

Umm let me begin one by one:-Coffee, samosas and hot pakodas arriving at the perfect temperature.Getting upvotes and honest appreciation from people. Interacting with different people from around the world here on Quora.Trying out a new recipe and creating something delicious.Receiving flowers from my grandfather, especially the red rose for

Does feeling satisfied equal happiness?

Somehow there has gotten to be a popular but unspoken idea that processes are linear, that things are supposed to move towards an end state and then stop. As if answering a question is the end rather than a way-station toward further learning and experience.Happiness does

Why do humans feel happiness?

if you listen to speeches by simon sinek or tony robbins, they say it comes from a sense of fulfillment.  and you only feel that sense of fulfillment by helping others.  it feels good to help others. thats how we survive.  these guys are the best at telling you all about it.  search these guys on youtube.

Do you think it is harder to spot a female psychopath?

Well, a key factor is how a person handles or displays emotion. And if they are a competent psychopath much like our resident champion on Quora :) they will be good at masking deep response. Compare that to a male, normal or psychopath, who is usually testosterone-driven and maybe more obvious about things. I

Why do I smile when there is a sad event?

You are possibly just an asocial jerk who yet has no sincere regard for others or capacity for real empathy. If you are a younger person, this might be attributable to youthful lack of direct experience with any of life's real hardships like death of a loved one,

What are random things that make you happy?

Umm let me begin one by one:-Coffee, samosas and hot pakodas arriving at the perfect temperature.Getting upvotes and honest appreciation from people. Interacting with different people from around the world here on Quora.Trying out a new recipe and creating something delicious.Receiving flowers from my grandfather, especially the red rose for

Why do people hate science?

Science and it's theories changes with time, with new inventions. Yeah,It's a bit crazy.We all know about atoms. ( atom which forms each and everything in this universe from the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat nearly everything what you

What's the science behind intrusive thoughts in psychology?

Intrusive thoughts come from part of the mind called the Reactive Mind.  The Reactive Mind contains mental image pictures of all the bad things that have ever happened to you.   This even includes unconsciousness that most assume cannot be remembered. The

Why is everyone obsessed with 'Life Hacks'?

Life hacks are shortcuts. Why go the long route to a destination when you can gogogo and get there in less time... for less money... and less effort. Going to argue that we need to stop and smell the roses?

Why do some people believe depression is a myth?

I have been greatly depressed before. My depression was so much that - and I am not exaggerating - I estimated that the most time I had to live was... something... what was it? 2 months?It seemed like my heart'd go sooo slow.Things were dark.There was

Why does depression make us wiser?

Depression is not a source of knowledge. Yes I have received plenty of knowledge on human interaction, human nature, and just a general realization of the world around us. But aside from that, there has been so much knowledge lost as well. Many of

Why do I want to kill people?

I can certainly relate. And i'd say the cause is "lack of control/power"When I was younger, my father can be outrageously angry over a tiny arguement. I was once told to get off the car during an arguement(he left me at the police station for an hour). I was threatened that if I did not