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20 Sophisticated Words to Use Instead of Swearing

By | 2017-11-10T14:02:45+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Fed up with tired old swear words? Try dipping into the past to discover some curses that sound like sophisticated words but are actually very insulting. Let’s face it most swear words are overused and boring. We rely on sad metaphors for sex and going to the toilet when we want to insult someone. Yet, [...]

6 Subtle Facial Expressions Which Reveal Lies and Inauthenticity

By | 2017-11-08T14:47:19+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lies are destructive, but certain facial expressions can help you determine when someone is lying to you. Understanding these expressions gives you an edge. Recently I watched a TED talks about liars, only to discover that everyone lies… how wonderful. The key is, however, that people lie for different reasons. While some of these lies [...]

7 Cynical George Carlin Quotes That Will Make You Laugh and Think

By | 2017-11-02T20:38:35+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

These George Carlin quotes show us the power of humor to overcome complacency, shift our thinking and change the world. George Carlin was an American comedian, actor, and author. His humor covered subjects including politics, psychology, and religion. He didn’t shy away from difficult subjects and used the power of humor to change the way [...]

7 Distorted Thinking Traps That Even Intelligent People Fall into

By | 2017-10-27T12:54:38+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We may think we are rational human beings, but actually, we are often swayed by distorted thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Our brains are complicated. We may think that we are always rational and make the best decisions based on available evidence. However, our thinking processes can sometimes be led astray by cognitive bias. Our [...]

Having a High EQ Comes with These 5 Unexpected Powers

By | 2017-10-16T13:28:14+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

What is a high EQ? Emotional Intelligence or EQ is the ability to recognize, to identify and control your emotions and the emotions of others. EQ has now been recognized as being just as important as IQ because possessing a high EQ affords us certain benefits in today’s society. When we think of what EQ [...]

5 Habits of People Who Just Appear to Be Smart but Are Not

By | 2017-11-08T14:47:30+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

You will be surprised to learn that some of the people you know that appear to be smart may actually not be as bright as they seem. Intelligence is an important marker in our society. We use people’s behaviors to gauge how intelligent they are in comparison to ourselves and others. As we get older, [...]

10 Traits of the Rarest Personality Type in the World – Is This You?

By | 2017-09-07T19:16:37+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Less than 2% of the population demonstrate the INFJ characteristics. Could you share the traits of the world's rarest personality type? Isabel Myers and her mother Katharine Briggs created the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator test in the 1940’s. The theory is based on the theories of the psychoanalyst, Carl Jung. The test assesses an individual in [...]

7 Traits That Separate a Wise Person from a Smart Person

By | 2017-09-07T19:15:08+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We sometimes assume that wisdom and intelligence are the same. But there are some special traits that mark out a wise person from someone who is just smart. Most of us know someone who just exudes wisdom. These are the people we confide in when we experience struggles or who we turn to when we need [...]