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What Is Cognitive Learning and How It Can Help You Use More of Your Brain

By | 2018-04-15T17:53:26+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive learning might not sound like a useful phrase. Cognition, after all, means ‘to acquire knowledge through thought, experience and the senses’. And as that is pretty much is what ‘learning’ means (what other ways are there to learn?), at first blush, it sounds like I’m just repeating myself. Fortunately, the idea of cognitive [...]

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 [...]

7 Careers in Applied Psychology for Those Fascinated by the Human Mind

By | 2018-03-07T20:45:24+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Applied psychology is an extremely popular choice of degree. This is because there are so many career paths available once you have attained a degree in applied psychology. It is also due to the fact that psychologists have long been respected members of the academic community. Theories involving personal and group dynamics, for example, have [...]

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 [...]

Does a College Degree Increase Your Chances of Becoming Successful?

By | 2018-01-13T19:52:23+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|

If you are not sure whether continuing your studies is worth it, here is some information on how a college degree can increase your chances of reaching success in life. As a child, almost everyone dreams of graduating high school and going right into college. Unfortunately, the number of people that will eventually take that [...]

7 Alternatives to Going to College That Can Lead You to Success in Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:47+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Education, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

A lot of high school kids feel that going to college is almost mandatory. But what if you don’t want to go to college? Fortunately, there are alternatives. It’s a result of pressure, the pressure that comes from their parents, friends, and the society in general. It seems like people forgot one simple truth along [...]

7 Cynical George Carlin Quotes That Will Make You Laugh and Think

By | 2018-01-13T15:56:08+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

These George Carlin quotes show us the power of humor to overcome complacency, shift our thinking and change the world. George Carlin was an American comedian, actor, and author. His humor covered subjects including politics, psychology, and religion. He didn’t shy away from difficult subjects and used the power of humor to change the way [...]

Having a High EQ Comes with These 5 Unexpected Powers

By | 2018-02-10T23:54:36+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

What is a high EQ? Emotional Intelligence or EQ is the ability to recognize, to identify and control your emotions and the emotions of others. EQ has now been recognized as being just as important as IQ because possessing a high EQ affords us certain benefits in today’s society. When we think of what EQ [...]