A psychology student has explained how people suffering from anxiety over an upcoming event can trick their minds into reframing the nervous feeling as excitement.
The author, Hugo Mercier, is a cognitive scientist working in Lyon. Most of his work is focused on the function and workings of reasoning as it works well as an argumentative tool to ignite purpose.
We believe in not forgiving them for the hurt they caused us and hold onto a grudge that is directed at the other person, in order to ‘punish’ them. We think - “They don’t deserve my forgiveness” and it is true that they don’t deserve any gesture of goodwill for the pain they caused you. After all, is that not what forgiveness is?
Humans are a peculiar creation made up of all things contradictory. Both of good and evil, of love and hate too, creatures capable of waging wars in the pursuit of peace and causing heinous hurt in the name of love.
While some do not expect to receive a “thank you,” a group of women said it is good manners and right conduct, and a sign of good breeding to utter these two words. They said the virtue of gratitude must be part of childrearing and childcare.