happiness

5 Stupid Things Society Wants You to Do

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Our society considers certain things to be normal, but who decided what makes a normal life? Learn how you can ignore these stupid things and live a life that truly fulfills you. Society expects us to toe the line, conform and behave like everyone else. After all, sheep are easier to control than wild animals, right? [...]

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 [...]

Struggling with Depression: Jim Carrey Shares a Powerful Message with the World

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Instead of using medication as a remedy for struggling with depression and other mental illnesses, we should try spirituality! Although struggling with depression, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses makes us feel alone in the world, rest assured, we are not. Unfortunately, there are millions who suffer from mental illness and millions who rely on [...]

4 Stages of Life: Where Are You on the Journey?

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

From birth till death, stages of life promote growth and enlightenment. Understanding a healthy transition is the key to happiness. While you’re busy living life, have you considered how much it sucks? I guess not, but let’s be honest, it does kind of suck sometimes with its decision-making, transitions, and complications. Seems like it would [...]

Who Are These Elusive Normal People Everyone Is Trying to Be Like?

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Normal people never eat an entire pack of cookies, feel depressed about the state of their lives, or stay in their pajamas 'til past noon. Do they? When we make a mistake or do something we wish we hadn’t, it's easy to castigate ourselves with the words, Why can’t I be like normal people? But who [...]

7 Things You Should Finally Stop Pursuing

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Constantly pursuing goals such as high-status jobs, money, and the perfect partner can result in us never finding peace and happiness. It’s great to have goals and ambitions in life. However, we can sometimes get caught up in the ‘I’ll be happy when’ trap. We think we will be happy when we get the promotion, [...]

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 [...]

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