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Be aware that you are not helpless; you are just learned helpless

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Unlearn “Learned Helplessness” II – Question your beliefs

The power of beliefs in humans lies on the fact that the former can be the cause and the outcome at the same time of learned helplessness. Not only the external stimuli, but also the unique way that individuals interpret  things around them, … Continue reading

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Unlearn “Learned Helplessness” I.

In 1967 Martin Seligman conducted an experiment (in simple words, it has as follows): he put some dogs in cages giving them a certain amount of pain by means of electroshocks. The dogs, in the beginning, reacted intensely. However, as … Continue reading

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