7 Everyday Things That Could Be Killing Your Mental Acuity

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you feel like your mental acuity is being diminished? If you ever find yourself feeling like you haven’t been able to remember important information as easily as you used to, or your memory can’t keep up with some of the things that you’ve been doing, it could be some of the things that you [...]

Creativity and Madness: the Real Reason Why Writers and Poets Are So Eccentric

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Why do creativity and madness often go hand in hand in case of writers and poets? The word “crazy” is thrown around so liberally to describe a wide spectrum of activities, objects, and people. You will walk into a room with a girl trying to describe the guy she just met and she looks up [...]

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 [...]

Why Weirdness May Be One of the Greatest Strengths You Could Have

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What if I told you that weirdness is not a bad thing at all but may, in fact, be one of your greatest strengths? If you have ever been called weird, kooky, a misfit or just plain odd, you might have felt hurt. In fact, you should take it as a compliment. Some of the [...]

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 [...]

How Social Rejection Fuels Creativity in Independent People

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

It seems that for those with an independent self-concept, social rejection can increase their creativity levels, studies showed. As human beings, we are often conflicted between the need to be liked and the need to be different. Human beings are fundamentally tribal. In days gone by, the need to be accepted by the social group [...]

Here Is How Power Naps Can Make You More Creative and Productive

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you start taking power naps daily, you will feel more productive, energetic, healthy and even more creative, new studies suggest. The idea of being a stressed workaholic has been glamorised by the media, placing importance on having endless to-do lists and a frantic workspace as being the pinnacle of success. So it’s no wonder [...]

10 Things Quiet People Wish You Knew

By | August 7th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Quiet people have their own talents, attributes and traits, which may be different from those of extroverts, but are nonetheless valuable. To have a great relationship with a quiet person, whether as a partner, friend or colleague, it can be helpful to understand how they are different from more outgoing folk. Here are ten things [...]

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