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8 Things That Freethinkers Do Differently

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

If you asked most people if they are freethinkers, the vast majority would automatically give a ‘yes’ response. Most people are lying to themselves, are you? Most people hold fixed beliefs about life in one way or another, and those beliefs are largely based on what they’ve been taught by the society they live in, [...]

People Who Love Reading Have These 10 Advantages Over Those Who Don’t

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who love reading have major advantages over those who don't. Once you look at the information, you'll understand that reading is a serious business. According to Statistics Brain, not many people love reading. They claim that 50% of US adults are unable to read a grade 8 level book, 42% of college graduates will never [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1.  Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]

4 Ways That Today’s Society Is Making You Dumber

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I don’t want to start this piece by describing today’s society to you. You can see it for yourself. If you're young enough not to know the difference, it won’t seem strange to you. If you, like me, are old enough to have lived in a different time, today’s society will seem to you so [...]

4 Reasons Why Smart People Do Silly Things

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

You might be surprised to hear that exceptionally intelligent people do some exceptionally silly things. Did you ever have a conversation with someone where you realized that you were talking to someone who was much smarter than you? I’ve met some genuinely brilliant people in my time - people whose intelligence has truly humbled me. But one thing [...]

Meditation, Reading and 5 More Things That Make You Smarter – Backed by Science

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're under the impression there aren’t any things that make you smarter, think again! Scientists once thought that intelligence was genetically determined and that you couldn’t do anything to improve on what you were born with. Neuroscientists have now found that this is false. Now, there's evidence that there are certain things that make you [...]

Are You in Your 20s and Do You Often Feel Bored? You Are Not Alone

By | September 4th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Are you 20-something-year-old and do you often feel bored? Psychology says you are not alone. Turning 20 marks the beginning of your life as an official adult. By this time, most people expect to know exactly what it is that you want out of life, and by that time most people still don’t know. By your [...]

6 Reasons Why More and More Parents Choose Homeschooling over Public Education

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Nowadays, more and more parents seem to choose homeschooling over public school education, and there are some good reasons for this. What’s the purpose of education? What methods and techniques work best for children? The honest answer will be none and every. Clearly, it means that “one size fits all” approach is far from being [...]

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