People Are Sharing Effective Psychological Tricks They Use In Everyday Life, And I’m Blown Away By Some

By Michelle No for buzzfeed.com

We all face stressful or emotional situations in our everyday lives — whether it’s an argument with a friend or partner, or a toxic colleague bringing everything down. And if you’re lucky, you might have a surefire tip or trick to deal with these scenarios.

Well, Reddit user u/PM_ME_UR_PUPPYDOGS asked, “What is the most effective psychological ‘trick’ you use?” — and the answers are super interesting.

1. “To avoid workplace drama and be liked, compliment people behind their back.”

2. “Saying ‘You’re right!’ instead of ‘I know’ makes you look less like an asshole and doesn’t diminish something someone else may have just found out.”

3. “On an airplane, if my seatmate is hogging the armrest or being too chatty, I grab the barf bag. Works every time.”

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