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10 Signs of Low Self-Esteem That Show up in Your Speech

By | 2017-08-30T14:08:31+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some signs of low self-esteem that show up in the choice of words and phrases you may be using on a regular basis. Anyone that has an interest in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) will know that the words and phrases we use have an important effect, not only on ourselves but the people around [...]

8 Common Phrases with Hidden Meaning That You Should Stop Using

By | 2017-06-05T21:09:24+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lots of the things we say seem straightforward. However, it pays to be aware of the hidden meaning others might see in the words we say. Language is powerful and there are some phrases that reveal things about us that we would rather others didn’t see. Our values and personality can slip out unawares if we are not [...]

10 Weird Things That Make You Look Smart, According to Science

By | 2017-09-03T16:12:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most people want to look smart in front of others. Science reveals some weird things that can actually make you appear more intelligent. Everybody tries to look smart and seem like the perfect conversationalist who can discuss anything under the sun. No one knows everything. But what if someone told you that a few simple [...]

10 Rare Words That Describe Experiences Every Deep Thinking Introvert Will Instantly Relate to

By | 2017-09-03T16:14:18+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

As a deep thinking introvert, it can be hard to understand your emotions. These rare words perfectly describe some of the ways introverts commonly feel. Sometimes it is hard to put a name to the emotions we feel. Luckily we can find rare words from the past and from other languages that can help us [...]

Which Cognitive Functions Improve with Age and Which Decline?

By | 2017-04-22T19:43:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As we progress into the fall and winter of our lives some of our cognitive functions begin to sharpen and some began to decline. Do you feel your age? Most of us do not, but time catches up to us all at some point. What we could do in the spring and summer of our [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | 2017-09-06T18:09:46+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental 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. [...]

5 Common Words That Have Different Meanings for Extroverts and Introverts

By | 2017-03-05T17:14:55+00:00 November 19th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Extroverts and introverts have vastly different perceptions of life - so different, in fact, that they often struggle to understand one another. Here are 5 common words / phrases that have totally different meanings for an introvert and an extrovert: #1 of the Common Words: Solitude Extrovert's definition: A negative state of being, characterized by [...]

7 Popular Phrases Which Are the Worst Thing You Could Ever Say

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:45+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

It never crosses your mind, but when you speak, you use some popular phrases, which in reality are the worst things you could ever say. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” This would appear [...]