Food for thought

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What Is the Mandela Effect or Why Do Large Groups of People Misremember the Same Things?

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

Have you ever heard about the Mandela Effect? Don’t you loathe that feeling you get when you KNOW you remember the progression of a conversation and the conclusion reached by whomever you were talking to, but they remember it completely differently? It can definitely change the tone of a discussion from frustration to: “Wait…should I [...]

Existential Depression: the Disease of the Gifted and Talented

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why are our teens harming themselves? I may have found one reason. Existential depression - it’s a depth the likes of which you cannot imagine. This may be one culprit that plagues the gifted and talented of the human race. Existential depression has to be addressed right now! So I’m going to make an assumption [...]

The Fallacy of High Self Esteem: Why Feeling Good about Yourself Is Not Always Good for You

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

High self-esteem, especially in the modern culture, is not a purely good thing as you might believe. A lot of things have to change. Take a ride in a glass elevator, from ground level to rooftop in a single ride. How do you feel? If you’re like most people, you feel – no surprise here [...]

A Different View of Mental Illness or What a Shaman Sees in a Mental Hospital

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that mental illness is not what we think it is? I’m sick. At least that’s what they tell me. My psychiatrist gives me the same speech while writing out a new prescription for a stronger medication. The pills I took the previous month just didn’t seem to curb the abnormal [...]

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad If You Don’t Fit In

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you sometimes feel that you just don't fit in? I am happiest when I am slobbing around at home in scruffy jeans, reading a great novel, writing, spending time with my nearest and dearest or playing with my dogs. But sometimes, when I look at what others are doing: dressing up, going to parties, [...]

How We Are Being Manipulated into Having Irrational Fears and Worrying about the Wrong Things

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

The mainstream mass media are constantly manipulating us into having irrational fears. Statistically speaking, you are more likely to die from eating a biscuit than from terrorism or an epidemic. Yet, very few people have a morbid fear of biscuits. So why do we have so irrational fears? Why do we spend so much of [...]

History of Civilization and Climate Change: What We Can Learn from the Past

By | August 28th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the history of civilization proves, we are not the first who have managed to influence the Earth's climate. Since 2014, each year the scientists have been warning that that was the hottest year since 1880. The Earth's pre-industrial average temperature was 57. 3 Fahrenheit or 13.6 Celsius. According to numerous sources in the past several [...]

6 Reasons Why More and More Parents Choose Homeschooling over Public Education

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Nowadays, more and more parents seem to choose homeschooling over public school education, and there are some good reasons for this. What’s the purpose of education? What methods and techniques work best for children? The honest answer will be none and every. Clearly, it means that “one size fits all” approach is far from being [...]

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