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What Does It Mean When You Die in Your Dream? The Hidden Meaning of Death-Related Dreams

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

What does it mean when you die in your dream? I’m still not sure, but I have a few opinions to share. Dreams have meanings, and then sometimes they don’t. Sometimes they mean you’ve eaten too much the night before, or your stress levels are high. But then you get that dream that comes true, [...]

Surprising Insights about Night People Vs. Morning People, Backed by Research

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The latest research suggests that night people might actually be healthier, wealthier and wiser than morning people. Ben Franklin famously said, “early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” However, research suggests that it might be quite the opposite. In fact, night people could be more intelligent and generally wealthier. As for the [...]

5 Strong Emotions That Make Anxiety Worse (Some of Which May Surprise You)

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Strong emotions can trigger anxiety attacks. All it takes is absorbing too much outside stimulus or inner turmoil. Beware of your amplified feelings! Anxiety is bad all by itself, it doesn’t need a partner or trigger to get going. I understand this completely! So, it’s no surprise that random feelings can cause anxiety attacks in some [...]

Your Nose May Warn You about the Impending Death, According to New Research

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Your nose may be able to warn you about the impending death, according to new research from top behavioral and psychology scientists. Our sense of smell serves us a multitude of purposes. From the simple act of telling us when we've overcooked our meal to the complicated nuance of helping us choose the right mate. [...]

5 Surprising Signs of Being Mentally Strong (Backed by Science)

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We may think of mentally strong people as being tough and unemotional. But other signs include crying, gratitude and taking responsibility for our lives. Here are five signs of being mentally strong that you might find surprising: 1. Practicing realistic optimism. Positive thinking has been very popular recently, however, it does have its drawbacks. When [...]

Top 20 Weirdest and Rarest Mental Illnesses You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

We've all heard of depression and anxiety, but when it comes to obscure mental illnesses, we're not so well-informed. The human mind is relatively unchartered territory, and incredibly complex, but despite this, psychiatrists have managed to catalogue some pretty unusual and unexpected mental illnesses. Here are just twenty of them:   1. Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome Yes, this [...]

Oxytocin Is Much More Than Just a ‘Love Hormone’: Study Links It to Spiritual Enlightenment

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The hormone Oxytocin has been the subject of numerous research after being first discovered as early as 1906 by Henry Dale, with its molecular structure discovered in 1952. During the past few decades, the so-called "cuddle hormone" has been most notably linked to social bonding, childbirth and sexual reproduction. However, as new research shed more [...]

5 Things Overly Sensitive People Want You To Know

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Highly sensitive people are sometimes described as weak, thin-skinned, overly sensitive and sulky. They may be told to toughen up or get over it. However, recent research has indicated that highly sensitive people, or HSP’s, actually have differences in the way their brain’s work. Their sensitivity is not a weakness or a choice, it's just part of [...]

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