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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, [...]

5 Psychological Theories That Will Change Your Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:18:08+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Psychological theories give us insight into our behavior and provide answers as to why we do the things we do. Some of those could even change your life. As human beings, we love to talk and learn about ourselves, ever striving to delve deeper into what motivates us. Sometimes, however, the answers the psychological theories [...]

10 Signs of Low Self-Esteem That Show up in Your Speech

By | 2018-01-13T15:55:57+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some signs of low self-esteem that show up in the choice of words and phrases you may be using on a regular basis. Anyone that has an interest in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) will know that the words and phrases we use have an important effect, not only on ourselves but the people around [...]

How to Use NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) to Reprogram Your Mind

By | 2018-01-16T22:22:21+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) offers some great techniques for reprogram your mind and change your life. Language is the primary distinguishing factor between human beings and animals. While animals communicate, language goes beyond mere communication because it allows for the expression of abstract ideas. A dog can express danger with a growl, but it cannot discuss [...]

How Learning to Speak Spanish Can Boost Your Brain Power at Any Age

By | 2018-01-16T22:21:56+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

According to science, learning to speak Spanish will help you to improve your brain function. Most people set out to learn a new language because it will enhance their career or they want to visit a foreign country. While these are the primary reasons there is one benefit that is often ignored. Learning Spanish can actually [...]

Light Reading VS Deep Reading: What You Read Matters More Than You Realize

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Nowadays, we have moved to the light reading of websites and have left behind the deep reading of books and journals. As information becomes more and more web-based, so too does the attention of the younger generations. We rely on the internet to give us everything, from news to research, and it is having a [...]

7 Popular Phrases Which Are the Worst Thing You Could Ever Say

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:45+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

It never crosses your mind, but when you speak, you use some popular phrases, which in reality are the worst things you could ever say. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” This would appear [...]

Speaking Different Languages, Multilinguals Experience a Sort of Personality Switch

By | 2017-11-27T18:27:41+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Science reveals the surprising effect speaking different languages has on one's personality. Being multilingual is something many of us have dreamed of achieving, but only a few manage to actually succeed. Being able to adapt to different languages and pick up the words and grammar of other cultures is something that is fascinating to those [...]