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What Is Situational Awareness and How to Develop It with These 5 Tips

By | 2018-03-27T20:29:32+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Much of the time when we are out and about we are unaware of what is going on around us and this can make us vulnerable. Developing good situational awareness skills can keep us safe. We have all had moments when we felt unsafe or vulnerable or when bad things happened to us because we [...]

Living a Fantasy Life Online: Why People Want to Escape the Reality

By | 2018-03-27T12:59:15+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Futurism & Technology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

For many decades, humans have fallen in love with the notion of escaping the reality and living a fantasy life. Regardless of whether we read about a make-believe world like with Alice in Wonderland and Ready Player One, or see it on-screen with films such as The Matrix and Ghost in the Shell, the idea of [...]

8 Scientific Reasons Why Public Opinion Is Usually Wrong

By | 2018-01-10T19:22:53+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

We tend to think that public opinion reflects the truth about the current situation. But in reality, nothing is more inaccurate and biased than people's opinions and here are some good reasons why. It seems that now more than ever people’s opinions are being heralded as the truth and are considered to be as important [...]

How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills with These 8 Science-Backed Techniques

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:49+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all have many problems to solve every day. But have you ever thought how improving your problem-solving skills could make you more successful? Every day we are bombarded with problems that need solving. Many of these are mundane everyday problems, such as how to fit in your child’s dance class, a grocery shop, and [...]

4 Behavioral Psychology Experiments That Suggest We Don’t Have Free Will

By | 2017-12-22T11:42:44+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Behavioral psychology reveals some really disturbing truths about the human nature. These experiments show that we don’t really have free will. We all like to think of ourselves as going through life, making important decisions without influence from external forces. But there are some behavioral psychology experiments that suggest we can be swayed into certain [...]

5 Conflict Styles That Will Help You Resolve Any Argument in a Clever Way

By | 2017-12-05T17:00:14+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

There are five different conflict styles and each has its own advantages and uses. Let’s find out how they can help you resolve any conflict. There are many types of arguments: ones that have been brewing for years, others that arise out of nowhere, and some that are resolved within minutes. Being aware of the [...]

INFJ Careers: What Jobs Are the Best for the Rarest Personality Type?

By | 2017-11-29T21:06:51+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Let’s explore the best INFJ careers. People with this personality type are gentle, affectionate and have very sharp and complex intuition. They are artistic and creative people who live in a world full of hidden meanings and possibilities. Only 1% of the population falls into this kind of personality, making them the rarest ones. INFJs [...]

How to Stop Procrastinating with These 12 Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-11-24T16:03:00+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Procrastination can sabotage our goals, destroy our confidence and cause stress. Luckily, there are techniques that can teach us how to stop procrastinating. The proverb 'procrastination is the thief of time' is unfortunately only too true for many of us. We know that procrastination can cause us stress and ultimately sabotage our dreams and goals, [...]