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About Valerie

I'm a law student who is fond of reading and writing about interesting topics on science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and different extraterrestrial and paranormal stuff. I'm passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

How to Cultivate Self-Empowerment through Boosting Your Self-Confidence and Mind Power

By | 2018-04-19T17:35:16+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In order to achieve self-empowerment and be a successful individual, you need to make sure that your mind is healthy and active. There are tons of self-empowerment methods that can help you improve yourself and your appearance, but it is also essential to focus on your mind. After all, you’re never going to get ahead, [...]

4 Stages of Sleep and What Happens to the Brain and the Body during Each

By | 2018-04-17T14:35:05+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

What happens to the brain during the different stages of sleep? The answer to this question will take you closer to understanding how the amazing brains of humans work. Sleep is boring, right? Well, yes and no. On the one hand, you close your eyes, everything goes black and then a few hours later, you [...]

How to Develop Your Writing Skills and How This Will Benefit Your Brain and Self-Improvement

By | 2018-04-09T17:13:49+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Writing skills can benefit your brain and personal development to a greater extent than you might realize. Moreover, they will also help you be perceived as more responsible, capable and above all, intelligent. Self-improvement is commonly understood as the enhancement of one’s knowledge and personal qualities. Brain development, on the other hand, is the process that [...]

Living a Fantasy Life Online: Why People Want to Escape the Reality

By | 2018-03-27T12:59:15+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Futurism & Technology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

For many decades, humans have fallen in love with the notion of escaping the reality and living a fantasy life. Regardless of whether we read about a make-believe world like with Alice in Wonderland and Ready Player One, or see it on-screen with films such as The Matrix and Ghost in the Shell, the idea of [...]

What Are Alpha Waves and How to Train Your Brain to Achieve Them

By | 2018-03-13T21:27:52+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Alpha waves are associated with the relaxed state of the mind. You can greatly benefit from them and even train your brain to produce them. This will help you achieve maximum concentration, awareness and relaxation. Imagine for a second that you are sitting on a sandy beach, or under a tree staring far into the [...]

4 Best Thriller Movies of All Time That Will Mess with Your Head

By | 2018-03-09T21:32:57+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

Movies are great mediums for taking us on emotionally and psychological roller coasters. Some of the best thriller movies of all time will take you even further and will mess with your head for days after you watch them. We love thrillers because they have us on the edge of our seats as we watch [...]

7 Ways Being Street Smart Is Different from Being Book Smart

By | 2018-03-06T22:03:33+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personality|Tags: , , |

There are two distinctly different sides to the discussion of which kind of education is better. There are those who believe in being street smart and those that believe in being book smart. Before we look at the ways being street smart is different (and in many ways more beneficial) than being book smart, we [...]

7 Ways Therapy Dogs for Depression Can Help You Deal with the Illness

By | 2018-01-29T16:30:16+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that there are therapy dogs for depression and anxiety that can make it easier for you to deal with the symptoms of these disorders? Various studies have concluded that people with mental health problems, like depression and anxiety, are at an increased risk of developing chronic medical conditions. On average, Americans with [...]