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Kirstie Pursey

About Kirstie Pursey

Kirstie is a freelance writer and blogger with a Diploma in Creative Writing from the Open University. She lives on the outskirts of London with her family of people, dogs and cats. Kirstie is a lover of reading, writing, being in nature, fairy lights, candles, firesides and afternoon tea. She loves to explore new ideas, particularly those related to psychology, spirituality and storytelling.

6 Struggles Only a Book Lover Will Understand

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Every book lover knows the thrill of choosing a new book, carrying it home and waiting for a quiet moment to dive in. But being one isn’t always easy. Here are six struggles only book lovers will understand: 1. You want to finish your book – but you don’t want to finish book As you [...]

13 Old Soul Quotes That Will Change The Way You View Yourself and Life

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

These old soul quotes could change your view on everything. Sometimes you read a quote that is so full of wisdom that you know their speaker was an Old Soul. When life seems a struggle we can learn to navigate it better by meditating on the wisdom of those who have been on the path before us. The wisdom [...]

10 Traits That Separate Book Smart People From Genuinely Intelligent People

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Intelligence is different from learning. Just because someone is not particularly book smart doesn’t mean they are of lower intelligence. What is book smart? Book smart generally means someone who has had a good education or has chosen to learn independently through educational activities such as reading, documentaries, and courses. Usually, someone who is book [...]

5 Surprising Signs of Being Mentally Strong (Backed by Science)

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We may think of mentally strong people as being tough and unemotional. But other signs include crying, gratitude and taking responsibility for our lives. Here are five signs of being mentally strong that you might find surprising: 1. Practicing realistic optimism. Positive thinking has been very popular recently, however, it does have its drawbacks. When [...]

The Cost of Being Real in a Fake Society

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Being real in a fake society is not easy. Let's talk about the struggles of those who have found their true self. Much of society today is shallow and fake. Celebrity magazines, news articles, and Facebook posts don’t show the truth. Instead, they show a glamorous façade. Many of us are afraid of being real [...]

5 Signs You Might Be a Lost Soul (and How to Find Your Way Home)

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In a world that values logic and rational thinking above all else, it is little wonder that there are many who feel they are a lost soul. A lost soul has become out of touch with their intuition and inner guidance. In a world where anything that cannot be measured or tested is dismissed as fake [...]

If You Are Stressed Out By These 6 Things, You Are Probably An Empath

By | March 12th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Empaths are very sensitive to the emotions, moods and energies of others. This means they get stressed out by things that don’t bother less sensitive types. Here are 6 things that leave Empaths feeling stressed out. 1. Incongruent behaviour People pick up on more than just what other people say. We all interpret others based [...]

5 Leisure Activities Only Introverts Enjoy (and That May Seem Weird to Other People)

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Introverts and extroverts have different ideas of what activities are fun. The following five leisure activities are things that probably only introverts will enjoy. 1. Staying home alone Oh, the bliss of an evening with no plans. Better still a weekend! Us introverts are not afraid of time by ourselves with nothing particular to do. When [...]

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