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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, [...]

5 Stupid Things Society Wants You to Do

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Our society considers certain things to be normal, but who decided what makes a normal life? Learn how you can ignore these stupid things and live a life that truly fulfills you. Society expects us to toe the line, conform and behave like everyone else. After all, sheep are easier to control than wild animals, right? [...]

5 Reasons Japanese School System Is Thriving While the American One Is Failing

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Why is the Japanese school system thriving while the Western education system is failing? There are some stark differences between the American education system and those across the water, but have you ever thought about what those differences truly are? The Japanese school system, for example, is particularly fascinating, as there are a number of [...]

5 Things That Just Don’t Make Sense to Introverts

By | December 24th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World|Tags: , , , , |

The world we live in doesn't make sense to introverted people. We live in an extrovert’s world. What’s considered normal social behavior is the kind of social behavior engaged in by extroverts. There are good reasons for this. Human beings are social animals. Due to our natural vulnerabilities as a species - being relatively weak, slow, [...]

End of Privacy? Facial Recognition App Enables Photographer to Identify Random People on the Subway

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , |

This facial recognition app will make you rethink the privacy you believe you have. The international hype of posting photos of yourself in various life situation has expanded over the past 10 years. People are posting more and more photos of themselves in all different situations and less or more directed scenes. This phenomenon was [...]

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 [...]

What It Feels Like to Be a Spiritual Empath in the Modern World

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As a spiritual empath, you may be distressed by the troubles of the modern world. However, it is possible to find the love and community you long for. Spiritual empaths need to protect themselves from the negativity around them because they are easily overwhelmed. However, distancing ourselves from the reality of the modern world can [...]

Learning to be Alone in a World of Constant Connection

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to be more productive, focused and creative? Learning to be alone could be the answer - but ditch the cell phone first. There is no doubt that technology can be a useful thing. However, there are drawbacks to constant connectivity, one of which is that we are never really alone anymore. A recent study has shown [...]

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