Personal Development

Do your best to become a happier and better person: tips and techniques to develop your personal qualities and change your attitude

Why It’s Easier to Make Decisions for Others Than for Yourself

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

It is much easier to make decisions for others than to follow the advice we give out so readily. Science reveals the real reason why. But why is it so easy to make decisions for others and yet so exhausting when we try to make good choices ourselves? It seems contradictory that we are able [...]

Why Striving for Meaning in Life Is More Important Than Striving for Happiness

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Having a sense of purpose and meaning in life increases your happiness levels, studies reveal. If I look along my bookshelf, I notice a lot of volumes with the word ‘happy’ in the title. The study of happiness has boomed recently with books, webinars and courses designed to help us find this elusive emotion. However, [...]

That Little Voice in Your Head: The Difference Between Logic, Intuition, Spiritual Guide and Ego

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

What is that little voice in your head? There are often situations when we make decisions using either our past experience, reason or heart's voice. Generally speaking, all situations should be resolved following a logical path, but life can give us complex situations that cannot always be logically changed. In certain circumstances, your heart has [...]

3 Reasons Why People with High IQ Levels Fail Socially (and How to Overcome Them)

By | September 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are many kinds of intelligence, but some people with high IQ levels seem to struggle more with social situations. However, learning to be socially adept is a skill, just like any other, and so can be learned. There are three common reasons why people with high IQ levels struggle with social situations. They tend [...]

Math and Life Have More Similarities Than You Think – Here’s What You Can Learn

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

There are some similarities between math and life that you probably never thought about. Math. Everyone’s favorite subject. Pythagorean Theorem, The Black–Scholes model, etc. The list of elegant, hair-graying, life-shortening formulas goes on. Math is a beautiful yet harsh reality. It is faceless, emotionless and everywhere. Did I lose you yet? Depending on your situation, [...]

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, [...]

Feel Angry All the Time? 10 Things That May Be Hiding Behind Your Anger

By | September 11th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Do you feel angry all the time? There may be some hidden reasons for that. Is your anger getting out of control? Is it getting harder and harder to stop flaring up at people? Do you wonder why you always tend to use anger instead of other emotions in stressful situations? Getting angry is not [...]

6 Ways to Turn Being an Empath into Your Greatest Gift

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Being an empath can be tough sometimes, but there are some ways to prevent the emotional draining. Empaths are highly attuned to the emotions of others. They feel what others feel and this can sometimes be overwhelming. Empaths can bring light and love into the world with their compassion and understanding, but feeling the emotions [...]

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