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7 Buddhist Beliefs That Make You Happy, According to Science

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Buddhists have always known that the core Buddhist beliefs can make for happiness and contentment. Now science is suggesting they may be right. I always find it fascinating when new scientific discoveries prove things that religious and spiritual sources have been saying since time immemorial. Recently, science has found some interesting principles of happiness. And [...]

Why Creative Inspiration Often Stems from Melancholy

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

I find creative inspiration in melancholy. Despite the scientific claim that a stable mind is most productive, I see chaos as the true artist! I love being melancholy and dark. I no longer wish to deny my affection to the bleak side of my personality. Even though most people feel that I am twisted to [...]

6 Things Highly Sensitive Introverts Struggle with in the Modern World (and How to Overcome Them)

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Highly sensitive introverts are often overwhelmed by crowds, noise, heat, cold, food, smells, even certain fabrics - and it can be exhausting. Being a highly sensitive introvert can make life feel pretty uncomfortable. However, there are several things you can do to create a more quiet and comfortable space in your life. Here are 6 [...]

6 Types of Empaths: Which One Are You and How to Make the Most of Your Gift?

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Understanding which of the 6 types of empaths you are can help you to make the most of your gift while still taking care of yourself. Empathy is the gift of being able to put yourselves in someone else’s shoes and feel things as if you were them. However, there are several different types of empaths, each [...]

5 Science-Backed Ways Being Kind Can Boost Your Health

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Being kind and compassionate to others turns out to be good for our health, according to recent studies. As humans, we all want to know the secret to good health. We know the basics: eat right, take vitamins, exercise, and get enough sleep. What most people don’t realize, however, is there is another, often overlooked [...]

Which Mix of the Big Five Personality Traits Are You?

By | December 25th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

All of us have different personalities. However, psychologists believe that all of our personalities are actually a mixture of Big Five personality traits. The theory suggests that everyone has these key traits. However, each individual has a different amount of each. The traits work on a sliding scale with, for example, extreme extraversion on one end [...]

3 Things You Should No Longer Feel Ashamed of As a Highly Sensitive Person

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Highly sensitive people can appear to others to be fussy, boring and needy. But they need not be ashamed of their sensitive traits. Here are 3 things you should no longer feel ashamed of as a highly sensitive person: 1. Do not be ashamed of your emotions Highly sensitive people often get a name for [...]

What It Feels Like to Be a Spiritual Empath in the Modern World

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As a spiritual empath, you may be distressed by the troubles of the modern world. However, it is possible to find the love and community you long for. Spiritual empaths need to protect themselves from the negativity around them because they are easily overwhelmed. However, distancing ourselves from the reality of the modern world can [...]

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