Karōshi (過労死), which can be translated literally as overwork death” in Japanese, is occupational sudden mortality. The major medical causes of karōshi deaths are heart attack and stroke due to stress and a starvation diet. This phenomenon is also widespread in other parts of Asia as well.


Maslow’s Hiererchy of Needs


The Paradox of Choice

Pavlov’s conditioning

Stockholm syndrome


(模合 Mo-ai) are social support groups that form in order to provide varying support from social, financial, health, or spiritual interests.

Moai means meeting for a common purpose” in Japanese and originated from the social support groups in Okinawa, Japan.

The concept of Moais have gained contemporary attention due to the Blue Zone research popularized by Dan Buettner. According to research, Moais are considered one of the leading factors of the longevity of lifespan of the Okinawan people, making the region among the highest concentration of centenarians in the world.

Psychological tricks

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September 9, 2020