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In Iceland, There Is a Beautiful Tradition to Gift Books to Each Other on Christmas Eve

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

There is an amazing Icelandic tradition to gift books on Christmas Eve. There seems to be nothing more festive than reading a book in front of a warm fire with a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa, but Icelanders have taken this cozy image to a new level. In Iceland, there is a lovely [...]

People Who Love Reading Have These 10 Advantages Over Those Who Don’t

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who love reading have major advantages over those who don't. Once you look at the information, you'll understand that reading is a serious business. According to Statistics Brain, not many people love reading. They claim that 50% of US adults are unable to read a grade 8 level book, 42% of college graduates will never [...]

The Habit of Everyday Reading Can Change Your Life – Here Is How!

By | December 10th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Everyday reading can change you in amazing and unexpected ways. Don’t be fooled to think that reading is just a hobby. Picking up a book and venturing through the pages can change your life. Reading has benefits reaching beyond just gaining knowledge, but also improving your quality of life. Here are a few of the [...]

5 Common Words That Have Different Meanings for Extroverts and Introverts

By | November 19th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World|Tags: , , , , , |

Extroverts and introverts have vastly different perceptions of life - so different, in fact, that they often struggle to understand one another. Here are 5 common words / phrases that have totally different meanings for an introvert and an extrovert: #1 of the Common Words: Solitude Extrovert's definition: A negative state of being, characterized by [...]

5 Times You Know You Are Rebelling Against Modern Society (Even If It Doesn’t Feel This Way)

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

You may think that a person who has a quiet life and is not involved in any activist organization cannot be rebelling against society. But what if I told you that rebellion is not only about participating in activist campaigns and holding protest posters? In fact, there are more subtle – and no less effective [...]

7 Reasons Writing a Book Can Help With Your Depression

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Could writing a book help you heal from mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety? At some point in their lives, nearly everybody will be impacted by situational or clinical depression. While there is no substitute for appropriate medical care and therapy, people struggling with depression often find that adding in positive activities such [...]

Light Reading VS Deep Reading: What You Read Matters More Than You Realize

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Nowadays, we have moved to the light reading of websites and have left behind the deep reading of books and journals. As information becomes more and more web-based, so too does the attention of the younger generations. We rely on the internet to give us everything, from news to research, and it is having a [...]

10 Terrible Things That Happen When You Read Too Much

By | June 19th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , |

If you read too much, it's time to stop. For those of you out there who feel reading is a harmless and safe pastime, with absolutely no conceivable cons to the pros, I am here to burst your bubble and tell you how very mistaken you are. It is, in fact, one of the most [...]

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