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About Ruth N.

Ruth has a diverse background in writing and film production. With a degree in English Literature, she has written plays, magazine articles and TV scripts. She has a passion for the arts and healthy living.

Is Someone Holding Grudges against You? How to Deal with the Silent Treatment

By | 2017-03-23T17:56:20+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

It’s okay when someone gets angry at you for doing something wrong. But what if someone is just silently holding grudges? If you think it’s hard to deal with an angry person who lashes out and throws tantrums, think again. It’s much worse if you get the silent treatment. Don’t believe me? Holding grudges Although [...]

Religious Experiences Activate the Same Part of Your Brain as Taking Drugs and Having Sex

By | 2017-01-19T15:30:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Intense religious experiences are coordinated by the same brain pathways that are aroused when we fall in love, listen to music, take recreational drugs or have sex. Researchers found this evidence through the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging technology (FMRI). They scanned nearly 20 devout Mormon’s brains, as they were asked to perform actions [...]

People with Atheist Beliefs and Liberal Views Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives, Study Finds

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:26+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Could people with atheist beliefs be more intelligent than religious people? Let's see what science has to say. In the last ten years, there have been several studies that suggest people with atheist beliefs and a more liberal outlook tend to score higher on IQ tests. Whilst there is data to support this theory, it [...]

What Is an Intuitive and How to Tell If You Are One

By | 2017-08-27T16:51:56+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite its elusive quality, being intuitive is a very desirable and attractive skill. In fact, Steve Jobs called it “more powerful than intellect” in the business world. Intuition is hard to put your finger on, it’s mostly described as some sort of feeling, or gut instinct. At the same time, it is also used as [...]

6 Signs You Are Smarter Than You Think

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:40+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people are smarter than they think. If you think this could be you, check out these signs. Intelligence depends very much on context. In a room full of mathematicians, a writer could appear clueless. However, when the same writer’s work is published in a newspaper, very few people would question their intelligence. So, as [...]

6 Subtle Body Expressions That Tell You a Lot about a Person

By | 2017-09-05T14:13:54+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Subtle body expressions reveal the true emotions of other people. You can often tell more about how someone is feeling by the way they act, rather than what they say. As John Napier said, "If language was given to men to conceal their thoughts, then gesture’s purpose was to disclose them." To help you recognize other people’s [...]

10 Signs That Your Psychological Age Is Greater Than Your Chronological Age

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:39+00:00 July 30th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , |

Have you ever felt that your psychological age may exceed your chronological age? People are often drawn to those who seem ‘wise beyond their years.’ There is something majestic about old souls who were seemingly born with a wealth of life experience. It’s normal to turn to such people for advice or solace, believing they [...]