perception

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. [...]

What Is a Heyoka Empath and Could You Be One?

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

An empath is a person who has the ability to feel the emotional state of another individual. There are many different types of empaths, however, Heyoka empaths may be the most spiritually attuned of them all. What is a Heyoka? 'Heyoka' is a Native American word meaning ‘sacred clown’ or ‘fool’. This term is apt [...]

Negativity Is Not Always What It Seems: 5 Things That May Be Hiding Behind the Label ‘Negative Person’

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Negativity seems to have no place in the age of self-actualization. We're all striving to keep negativity out of our lives. Many invest all their energy in trying to cultivate a positive mindset. We all know how fragile the balance is to maintain, and we are often concerned with trying to hold onto our inner harmony [...]

Everything Is Interconnected: How Spirituality, Philosophy, and Science Show That We Are All One

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Spirituality, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It’s difficult for us, as individual human beings, with the feeling of distinctness and separateness we have, to comprehend that everything is interconnected. Indeed, we're so alone, at times, in this physical form which seems to differentiate each of us from the rest - where all our fortunes seem to be varied and changing. We feel like [...]

7 Ways People With Anxiety Problems Perceive The World

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

According to a study by Current Biology, people with anxiety problems might have brains that are fundamentally different than their peers. But what does that mean in the real world? How do these neurological differences affect how people with anxiety problems see and interpret the things around them? Here are just a few common assumptions [...]

5 Signs You Have Found Your Spiritual Path in Life

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Finding your spiritual path in life is the closest one can get to a feeling of lasting ecstasy. There’s nothing more important in this life than finding meaning in your existence. Many of us were brought up on spiritual or religious teachings that didn’t belong to us personally, but to the family or community to [...]

4 Psychic Abilities You Might Have Without Even Realizing It

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Parapsychology & Psychic Phenomena, Psychology & Health, Spirituality, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Could you have psychic abilities? Have you ever had a prophetic dream or a premonition? Did you ever seem to know that something would happen to you or a loved one in advance? Have you ever felt like you predicted a major world event? Claims of psychic abilities have a long and controversial history. A [...]

How We Are Being Manipulated into Having Irrational Fears and Worrying about the Wrong Things

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

The mainstream mass media are constantly manipulating us into having irrational fears. Statistically speaking, you are more likely to die from eating a biscuit than from terrorism or an epidemic. Yet, very few people have a morbid fear of biscuits. So why do we have so irrational fears? Why do we spend so much of [...]

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