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subtilitas : Henke Schreieck Architekten - House G , Pinkafeld 2012. Photos ©  Margherita Spiluttini . Keep reading

This Model Perfectly Explains Why Some Couples Have Great Trouble Even If They Do Their Best

Have you ever felt as though your partner just doesn’t appreciate everything you do for them? Or, perhaps you’ve often wondered whether the two of you are on the same wavelength when it comes to giving and receiving affection, despite the fact that you appear otherwise compatible? Understanding how your significant other prefers to show their affection can go a long way in helping you to empathize with their overall relationship outlook, and this can help both of you feel better understood and appreciated. Here are the five “love languages,” according to relationship expert Dr. Gary Chapman [1] . Each simply describes a way of showing love and affection: Words Of Affirmation This includes verbal expressions of affection such as “I love you,” as well as regular praise. Acts Of Service Some people prefer to give and receive love via actions. Someone who speaks this love language may show their love by taking on more than their fair share of the household chores. Receiving Gifts T

4 Uncommon Habits Successful People Have That Make Them Stand Out From The Crowd

Have you ever stopped to wonder why some people appear to draw success to them? It’s as if they’re a magnet to an abundance of opportunities. Sadly, for most of us, life is little more than a daily chore. We work for hours on end, with little job satisfaction, and a pitiful income. The high-achievers climb ever higher, while we’re left to dream of what might have been. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way. Fortunately, we can learn to adopt some of the habits that all successful people do. Let’s take a look. 1. Consistency is the master key to success Every major achievement has been brought about by certain actions being performed time and time again. For example, a world-class violinist is likely to perform the same warm-ups every day for years. They may even have specific pieces of music that they play repeatedly. They know that to be great at something requires constant and consistent practice. How can you use consistency to help you be more successful? Well, one thing

Psychologists Say This Effect Makes People Become Biased And Feel Lonely

Have you ever felt like you were the only one to experience a certain thought, problem or emotion? Feeling this way can be extremely isolating, leading to loneliness and a bias towards negativity. However, just because you feel different to everyone else, it doesn’t mean that you are. Psychologists have concrete psychological evidence on how similar our hopes, dreams, and fears really are, and how we can use this information to feel happier, healthier, and more motivated. An identical personality description can apply to many people. In 1948, a psychologist named Bertram Forer told his students that he was going to present them each with an individualized sketch of their personality. What the students didn’t know was that each sketch was exactly the same. The sketch consisted of twelve points, which included the following: [1] You have a great need for other people to like and admire you. You have a tendency to be critical of yourself. You have a great deal of unused capacity,

Newest Finding: Depression Might Be An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

The root causes of depression are still debatable, despite the science that’s gone into understanding it. However, new developments have emerged that suggest its origin in some people stems directly from inflammation [1] in the body, which can happen when the body’s immune system goes rogue. The idea that inflammation may play a role in depression has been rising among scientists and researchers, and an article at Psychology Today offers a plan of action to control inflammation and the debilitating effects of depression. The article’s author, psychiatry expert Dr. Wei, recommends incorporating healthy habits into daily routines because healthy lifestyle changes have been shown to reduce inflammation: To curb stress and age-related inflammation, Dr. Wei reveals that exercising is a key strategy that works. Just 2-3 bouts of exercise each week offers physical benefits, and 2-4 hours of walking lowers the risk further. It is also recommended to avoid chronic stress at all costs since

Mentally Strong People Don't Just Tell Themselves To Be Happy, They Do These 4 Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering why you aren’t happier? Sometimes, it seems like the act of saying you’re happy isn’t enough to actually make you happy. It’s a good start, sure, but don’t stop there. Mentally powerful people don’t just hope for happiness, they take action to make it a reality. Why? Because they understand that life is meant to be enjoyed. So, without further delay, here are four things that mentally strong people do to achieve happiness. 1. They don’t base their happiness on achieving things that are out of their hands Focus on the things you can control, and you’ll find that you’re more motivated and less worried about failure. For example, you can’t know when you’ll find love or when you’ll be able to afford your dream house. If you base your happiness on these unknowns, your mental health will suffer as long as they remain out of your reach. So, instead pay attention to how often you make efforts to bring yourself closer to your goals. Measuring small things

Reazling These 5 Things Can Help You Find The One More Easily

Lamenting our single status is easy when we’re surrounded by people in love and constant reminders that we haven’t found that perfect person yet. It can lead to a spiral of overthinking, believing there must be something wrong with us or (ridiculously) that we’re just plain unlovable. While getting in this mindset from time to time is natural, there are some thought patterns and habits we can fall into that don’t serve us and actually may well be preventing us from letting that great lover gravitate into our lives. With that in mind, here are 5 realizations we need to make in order to get into the right mindset to meet the next love of our lives. 1. Stop Playing The Comparison Game Comparison breeds misery. We need to understand that we’re all on our own unique journey and so comparing your single life to your best friend’s happy marriage won’t get you anywhere. Everyone has their own problems which aren’t always apparent on the surface so appreciating your single status without f