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Michelle L.

About Michelle L.

Michelle is a freelance writer who loves all things about life. She has a broad range of interests that include literature, history, philosophy, human relationships, and psychology. When she is not busy writing her heart out, you will find her tinkering jazz tunes on her piano. She loves anything that helps her to grow as a person, including her pet terriers, Misty and Cloudy.

10 Things That Cause Short-Term Memory Loss (and You Probably Do Them Every Day)

By | 2017-05-29T17:49:46+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You've probably experienced embarrassing moments because of short-term memory loss. It's awkward when you can't remember someone's name when you met only ten minutes earlier. It's also frustrating to find the keys that you put away only five minutes before. You can avoid these situations if you know what causes short-term memory loss. You may [...]

10 Weird Things That Make You Look Smart, According to Science

By | 2017-05-29T03:59:41+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most people want to look smart in front of others. Science reveals some weird things that can actually make you appear more intelligent. Everybody tries to look smart and seem like the perfect conversationalist who can discuss anything under the sun. No one knows everything. But what if someone told you that a few simple [...]

Egocentric, Egotistical or Narcissistic: What’s the Difference?

By | 2017-05-19T22:35:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone is a little egocentric. Experts say that being a little egocentric is healthy. Well-adjusted human beings learn to manage it when they become adults. Consequently, some people show more self-centeredness than others. You may have a friend who's more self-interested than most. How would you know if he or she is just that or has [...]

Individualism Is Not Selfishness: How It Can Help You Thrive in Modern Society

By | 2017-05-14T15:12:13+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel selfish because of your individualism? Does your individualism make you feel guilty? While it is important to look out for the interests of others, you will have to do the same for yourself. Individualism plays a large part in modern society and has definite benefits. So what is it, and how can you [...]

Tears of Happiness Have a Different Microscopic Structure Than Tears of Sorrow [Photo]

By | 2017-05-10T07:20:56+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

To the naked eye, all tears look the same. But what if I told you that tears of happiness have a different microscopic structure than those of grief? But we cry for many reasons. You may ask if tears of happiness are different from tears of grief.  Your body produces different kinds of teardrops, depending [...]

Dreams about Teeth Falling Out and 6 More Common Nightmares and Their Meaning

By | 2017-04-29T23:28:54+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The quirky title of this post must have grabbed your attention or drawn a few laughs. If you do have dreams about teeth falling out, you may do so yourself. However, those who are familiar with dream interpretation will know that such a dream has a serious meaning. Like other nightmares, it shows the fears [...]

Are You Dating A Sociopath? 11 Signs to Look Out for

By | 2017-04-26T17:08:17+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're in a relationship with someone who thrills you to bits, and you feel empty when he or she leaves you, you could be dating a sociopath. However, you feel used at times. Also, your partner may abuse you verbally. Dating a sociopath may make you emotionally uncomfortable. So, how would you know that your [...]

5 Science-Backed Ways to Deal with Depression Using the Power of Nature

By | 2017-04-17T20:25:10+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mental illness may seem like a weakness to some, but those who have to deal with depression will understand the distress behind it. These blue periods are devastating, to say the least. The good news is that it's manageable. Furthermore, you may feel relieved knowing that you can deal with depression by tapping on nature. [...]

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