Human Behavior Archives - Kamini Wood
Category Archives for "Human Behavior"

Learning How to Value Yourself in the Workplace

value Yourself in the Workplace woman on computer

We all have things we need to improve. A healthy understanding of your weak points can help you overcome difficulties, learn from mistakes and improve.  So, if you struggle to value yourself in the workplace, know that you are not alone. Most of us experience limiting beliefs about our worth or competence from time to […]

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How to Surround Yourself with Positive People

positive girls spending time together

Social interaction and connection with others are among essential human needs. Various studies found that social connections, love, and intimacy are the factors that mainly contribute to happiness and personal satisfaction.  Still, it seems that despite the genuine need to connect, a significant number of people feel extremely lonely and isolated. According to Cigna’s extensive […]

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Linear vs. Lateral Thinking: What’s The Difference?

Linear man thinking about problem

Linear and lateral thinking represent different ways in which we perceive and process information. While linear thinking is linked to our left brain, lateral thinking is related to the right brain functioning.  Both linear and lateral thinking are important thought processes that allow us to register and process information, solve problems, make connections, analyze, and […]

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How to Identify and Deal with Toxic Coworkers

Coworkers toxic relationships

Toxic coworkers are harmful to individual, team, and company performance. When you work with toxic colleagues, the consequences can be devastating for your mood, performance, and well-being. In addition, a toxic work environment can cause unhealthy relationships between team members, decrease efficiency, and diminish work satisfaction.  However, the impact of a toxic workplace goes far […]

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Victim Mentality: Three Steps to Stop Being a Victim

Victim Mentality man worried in room

Do you feel that you have very little, if any, control over your life? Everything is always against you.  You always get the worst jobs. People take advantage of you. No one really respects and appreciates you.  Things never turn out good for you.  You feel like you’ll never reach the happiness and success you […]

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Interdependence Vs. Codependency: Which is Better?

Interdependence sitting by one another

As human beings, we have an innate need for social connection and affection. Positive social connections decrease stress, increase happiness and optimism, and give us a sense of purpose in life. Moreover, healthy and satisfying relationships lead to a longer life, research suggests.  Healthy romantic relationships are founded on love, respect, and equality. However, we […]

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Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome woman doubting herself

Women, particularly high-achievers, are believed to doubt their skills and see themselves as incapable and incompetent. Are women prone to a persistent feeling of discomfort and self-doubt in the workplace and in life? Why is this attitude problematic, and why do we need to stop telling women imposter syndrome? What is Imposter Syndrome? Imposter syndrome is […]

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5 Top Time Thieves and How to Overcome Them

Time Thieves clock ticking

Time thieves are activities that cut in your working day out of the blue. They disrupt your concentration and distract you from your priorities, taking half your day without you noticing. This may include things such as answering your phone while working on a presentation or report, inability to say ‘no,’ procrastination, or visitors that […]

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What is Procrastination and How to Stop It

Procrastination woman looking out of window

Procrastination involves the habit of delaying your tasks or decisions, usually focusing on less urgent but more enjoyable things to do or to think about instead.  The habit of putting off our tasks stems from a lack of self-control – when we need to get things done, we rely on our self-control and motivation to […]

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Ten Saboteurs that Prevent Your Happiness and Success

saboteurs business woman

Self-sabotage involves a negative mindset that may reduce your motivation, hinder your chances for success and happiness, and prevent you from reaching your potentials in all aspects of life. Negative beliefs about your abilities, intelligence, and traits can lead to low self-esteem and impair your mental health. Self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors stem from our childhood […]

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