Associate selectively - Deepstash

Associate selectively

It’s impossible not to be affected by those around us—it’s easy to “catch” their emotions and our brains tend to synch up when we associate with other people. 

We should set boundaries with difficult people, disentangle yourself from negative online interactions, and be more conscious of how you might be vulnerable to “groupthink”—pressures to behave or think in ways that are contrary to your values.

316

531 reads

CURATED FROM

IDEAS CURATED BY

georgeb

There is no treasure like knowledge.

The idea is part of this collection:

Digital Wellbeing

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to manage digital distractions

The impact of technology on mental health

The importance of setting boundaries

Related collections

Similar ideas to Associate selectively

Angry thoughts make us angrier

People who are more likely to think maladaptive thoughts tend to be angrier overall. They express their anger in unhealthy ways and experience more days with negative emotions, aggression, and risky driving.

On The Perception Of Negative Feelings

On The Perception Of Negative Feelings

We tend to forget that, for the most part, life is actually quite pleasant, though these emotions could be simply less salient than unpleasant emotions. Emotionally negative feelings are more difficult to control than positive feelings, which may also be why they...

Anxiety and the need to buy luxury goods

When faced with difficult periods, like the pandemic we are all dealing with at present, individuals seem to tend to associate luxury goods to a greater safety level. 

Furthermore, research has shown that people believe to be able to distance themselves from danger only by purchasing...

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates