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The surprisingly positive impact OCD can have on your life

OCD affects about 1.2% of the population. People with the disorder have high levels of anxiety and obsessive thoughts. Stephen Smith, the founder of nOCD, says conquering OCD can teach people some valuable lessons. In fact, people who get treatment can live more successfully than they did prior to the […]
The surprisingly positive impact OCD can have on your life
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Your own anxiety could be making your cat stressed out

Research suggests cats mirror our behaviour and mood. If you’re anxious, this could mean your cat is more fearful and overweight. People with dark personality traits are also more likely to have cats who bully others. There’s a theory that cats think people are just big, stupid cats. But there’s […]
Your own anxiety could be making your cat stressed out
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You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests

Psychopaths can be hard to spot. This is because they’re not all murderers or criminals. Many are successful business people, surgeons, and even journalists. Researchers have come up with a new test for psychopathy. According to a new study, psychopaths’ pupils do not dilate when they see something troubling or […]
You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests
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This 14-question test will tell you if you’re an enabler

Many addicts have an enabler. This is a person who excuses their behaviour and impedes their recovery. An enabler thinks they’re being kind by helping an addict through their tough times. But in reality, they’re just making things worse. Addiction isn’t just damaging to the addict – the people around […]
This 14-question test will tell you if you’re an enabler
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How to flirt in 5 different languages

Flirting is a delicate skill. It can be hard to strike the balance between of being subtle enough to not come across desperate and aggressive, but forward enough so your intentions are clear. Add in the fact you might be in a different country, and it might feel nearly impossible. […]
How to flirt in 5 different languages
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There are two types of bipolar disorder — here’s how they’re different

Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide. There is a difference between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2. People with bipolar 1 experience long, severe episodes of mania. With bipolar 2 the mania is less severe. Bipolar disorder is a mental health problem that affects mood. People with bipolar experience […]
There are two types of bipolar disorder — here’s how they’re different
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The main differences between male and female psychopaths

There are more men who are psychopaths than women. Psychopaths are often thrill-seeking, which can lead to them ending up in prison – and 93% of incarcerated people are male. Though research is limited, it’s possible that male and female psychopaths differ in how they act. One study suggested female […]
The main differences between male and female psychopaths