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People with Atheist Beliefs and Liberal Views Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives, Study Finds

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Could people with atheist beliefs be more intelligent than religious people? Let's see what science has to say. In the last ten years, there have been several studies that suggest people with atheist beliefs and a more liberal outlook tend to score higher on IQ tests. Whilst there is data to support this theory, it [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Is a Soul? 5 Thought-Provoking Theories to Consider

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Spirituality, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a soul? Here are five theories from philosophy, religion, and science, along with quotations from the finest spiritualists of our time: Deepak Chopra: The soul is the core of your being. It is eternal. It doesn’t exist in space/time. It’s a field of infinite possibilities, infinite creativity. It’s your internal reference point with which you [...]

The Longest Night of the Year and Its Spiritual Meaning: How to Embrace the Power of Winter Solstice

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The longest night of the year is traditionally a time of spiritual significance when we can reflect, restore and find spiritual guidance for our lives. At the Winter Solstice, the sun is at its lowest point in the sky. On this, the longest night of the year, dormancy, darkness and cold reign. However, as the [...]

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 [...]

Religious People Tend to Have a Lower IQ, but This Is Only a Part of the Story

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Could religious people have a lower IQ than others? In 2013, a meta-analysis study was published that seemed to show a negative correlation between IQ and strong religious belief, or in layman’s terms, seemed to show that the more religious you are, the lower your IQ supposedly falls. The scientists behind the study explained it [...]

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 [...]

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