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How to Use Stoic Philosophy to Stay Calm in Any Difficult Situation

By | 2018-01-12T14:25:23+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Difficulties arise faster than we can alleviate them, it seems. However, stoic philosophy can help us keep calm and live our purpose in life regardless. Problems seem to overwhelm and complicate our lives, popping up as soon as we think we have a handle on everything. To be honest, if we kept a record of [...]

How Technology Fuels Anxiety Symptoms in the Modern World (Infographic)

By | 2017-11-25T17:55:18+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anxiety symptoms have never been so common before. Among the factors that cause anxiety disorders, technology plays a huge role. It’s a tech-savvy world, one cannot deny that. And has technology become an integral part of our lives? Has it taken over basic functions and very comfortably made its place in our day-to-day pattern [...]

8 Weird Psychopathic Traits Revealed by Studies

By | 2018-01-18T19:06:33+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Recent psychological studies reveal some really weird psychopathic traits, some of which may surprise you. We now know that psychopaths are not necessarily cold-hearted killers who frequently go on murderous sprees, operating on the fringes of society. There are some psychopathic traits, however, identified by experts such as Robert Hare, who devised the Hare Psychopathy [...]

6 Ways Text Messaging Secretly Damages Your Relationships with Other People

By | 2017-10-10T18:39:24+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Text messaging is a quick and convenient way to stay in touch. But it can actually seriously damage your relationships in six key ways. Since the birth of the text message in 1992, the way we communicate with each other has changed beyond recognition. Conversations we once had over the phone are now often sent [...]

Here Is How Smartphone Addiction Is Making You Stupid

By | 2018-01-13T15:55:47+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

I have been a smartphone user since they were created. Quite frankly, it is a smartphone addiction. Everywhere you go or whatever you do, you run into hundreds of people around you that are glued to the screens of their smartphones. It's a sort of smartphone addiction epidemic. We miss out on so much of [...]

5 Things You DON’T Need in Order to Succeed in Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:55:45+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We all dream about achieving some kind of success. But when we think about the ways to succeed in life, we also think of self-imposed obstacles. I have a great business idea, but I don’t have money to bring it to life. I’d love to become a yoga instructor, but I’m not flexible enough. I’d [...]

Social Proof: a Phenomenon That Explains How the Society Challenges Our Free Will

By | 2018-01-13T19:44:24+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all like to think that we are autonomous beings, going about our lives making conscious decisions based on free will and educated reasoning. So would it surprise you to learn that many of the choices we make are in fact influenced by a phenomenon called social proof? What is Social Proof? Social proof has [...]

Here Is Why Wealthy People Are More Likely to Be Narcissists, According to a New Study

By | 2017-04-27T14:48:13+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It's not a secret that many wealthy people feel more entitled and even exhibit the traits of narcissism. A recent study has found the reason why. Right before our eyes, the world is changing around us. With each passing day, technology advances and for some of us, so does our wealth. How does it affect [...]