Our Blog: The Odd Thought
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Do you have a hard time trusting your partner? There are a few reasons this can happen. Luckily, there are ways to work on your issues!
It’s almost that time of the year again: the shops are turning red and pink, and the hallmark card racks are packed with sappy declarations of love. It’s time for Valentine. Whether you’re a fan or a hater (commercial BS): with the tips from this blog you’ll surprise your partner on February 14th, or any other day of the year!
Whenever you make plans and discuss them with others, you’ll almost certainly get tons of advice. Those handing out the advice do it with the best of intentions. They want what’s best for you. And sometimes, they’re older. Or more experienced. But what if you don’t feel that their advice is right for you?
Every relationship is unique. And though we all crave love, mutual respect, trust, and happiness, most relationships fail for surprisingly similar reasons. While you can’t control them all, you can definitely improve the odds of your relationship being happy and fulfilling by working on some personal skills, as well as some practices you can do together with your partner(s).
How to use the Odder Being relationship deck on your first date? After weeks of swiping it’s finally happening: you’re going on a date! Fun (and somewhat terrifying)! Of course you want to have a good time, but you also want to gauge your potential, whether it’s for a...
Unlike many other brain wirings, hyperlinkers rarely stick with a job longer than several years. Essentially, every new experience or bit of info will have a hyperlinker thinking: “How can I improve what I do based on this new thing I’ve learned?”
The trick with overwhelm is that once it gets a hold of you it’s easy to engage in destructive behaviors. To stop yourself from doing so, it helps if you recognize overwhelm for what it is (overwhelm) rather than all of the ways it manifests.
It’s great when you actually have the time to process all the new information you’re getting. Unfortunately, a lot of the time you don’t. You’re expected to instantly contribute to a work meeting. In a fight, your partner keeps bringing up new reasons they’re upset. At a conference, every new talk leaves you with more ideas than you can handle…
Overthinking as a Hyperlinker: the Scenario Flood We, hyperlinkers, tend to be overthinkers. Big time. Now why's that? In truth, you'll find that most people are overthinkers in situations where they're not confident about their ability to deal with the unexpected....
Is Hyperlinking different from ADHD/ASD (autism)? When I talk to people about hyperlinking sometimes they go “Oh, but isn’t what you describe autism?” or “Hey, that sounds like ADHD!” I can totally see why they would think that, so in this blog I want to tackle how...
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