7 Traits of Indigo Adults: Are You One?

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

We have been hearing a lot about Indigo children recently as they are becoming increasingly common, but what about Indigo adults? Indigos are not a recent phenomenon, they have been arriving for decades so there are plenty of Indigo adults around, too. Read through the following signs to find out if you’re one of them. [...]

The Fallacy of High Self Esteem: Why Feeling Good about Yourself Is Not Always Good for You

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

High self-esteem, especially in the modern culture, is not a purely good thing as you might believe. A lot of things have to change. Take a ride in a glass elevator, from ground level to rooftop in a single ride. How do you feel? If you’re like most people, you feel – no surprise here [...]

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad If You Don’t Fit In

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you sometimes feel that you just don't fit in? I am happiest when I am slobbing around at home in scruffy jeans, reading a great novel, writing, spending time with my nearest and dearest or playing with my dogs. But sometimes, when I look at what others are doing: dressing up, going to parties, [...]

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 [...]

Why Weirdness May Be One of the Greatest Strengths You Could Have

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What if I told you that weirdness is not a bad thing at all but may, in fact, be one of your greatest strengths? If you have ever been called weird, kooky, a misfit or just plain odd, you might have felt hurt. In fact, you should take it as a compliment. Some of the [...]

How Social Rejection Fuels Creativity in Independent People

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

It seems that for those with an independent self-concept, social rejection can increase their creativity levels, studies showed. As human beings, we are often conflicted between the need to be liked and the need to be different. Human beings are fundamentally tribal. In days gone by, the need to be accepted by the social group [...]

5 Challenges Only an Introverted Woman Will Understand

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you are an introverted woman, you probably identify with the challenges described in this article. That’s it. I’m an introvert. Moreover, I’m a woman. How do I deal with that? Well, I’ve got used to it. Still, every day I challenge myself. I have a full-time job, a family, rather active social life (as [...]

How Consumerism and Materialism of Modern Society Make Us Unhappy, Lonely and Unconfident

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Research has associated consumerism and materialism with low self-esteem and the feelings of loneliness and unhappiness. A series of studies published in the journal, Motivation and Emotion showed that as people become more materialistic, their sense of wellbeing and purpose is reduced and if they become less materialistic, it rises. While materialism is good for [...]

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