Monthly Archives: December 2016

7 Things You Should Finally Stop Pursuing

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:32+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Constantly pursuing goals such as high-status jobs, money, and the perfect partner can result in us never finding peace and happiness. It’s great to have goals and ambitions in life. However, we can sometimes get caught up in the ‘I’ll be happy when’ trap. We think we will be happy when we get the promotion, [...]

Dolphins Exhibit Human Communication Patterns, Study Finds

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:35+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Would you believe that dolphins have communication patterns that are similar to ours? Dolphins are among one of the smartest mammals on the earth, along with chimpanzees and, of course, humans. Their communicative skills have impressed humans for years and recent research has been found to suggest that human-like conversational patterns are present in dolphin [...]

4 Reasons Why Highly Intelligent People Are Happier with Less Socialization

By | 2017-03-05T17:13:39+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

The idea that a high degree of socialization and intelligence don’t go together seems not just to be a popular perception but a fact. You know the typical crowd, "Wow, it's Friday night, what are you going to do? Just sit there?" Well, yeah. Because there's nothing out there. It's stupidity. Stupid people mingling with [...]

Top 8 Movies about Mental Illness That Will Take You into the Deepest Realms of the Human Psyche

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:35+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Do you like movies about mental illness? Why are we so fascinated with movies in which the protagonist is suffering from some sort of mental disorder? Is it because we feel an affinity with the main character? Or that the narrative can take us into the deepest realms of the human psyche? Or is it [...]

6 Types of Empaths: Which One Are You and How to Make the Most of Your Gift?

By | 2017-03-05T17:21:11+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Understanding which of the 6 types of empaths you are can help you to make the most of your gift while still taking care of yourself. Empathy is the gift of being able to put yourselves in someone else’s shoes and feel things as if you were them. However, there are several different types of empaths, each [...]

6 Early Signs of Depression Most People Ignore

By | 2017-05-21T16:50:46+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some early signs of depression we all should have in mind. Depression is easy to recognize, right? Wrong. Despite your past experiences with depression or what you’ve read, it’s not always easy to spot those who suffer from this illness. In fact, the early signs of depression are surprising. The first thing you [...]

5 Science-Backed Ways Being Kind Can Boost Your Health

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:35+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Being kind and compassionate to others turns out to be good for our health, according to recent studies. As humans, we all want to know the secret to good health. We know the basics: eat right, take vitamins, exercise, and get enough sleep. What most people don’t realize, however, is there is another, often overlooked [...]

The Difference between Introverts and Extroverts Explained by Neurobiology

By | 2017-08-01T14:56:29+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Introvert's World, Medicine & Genetics, Personality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Is there a physiological difference between introverts and extroverts? An introvert is defined as ‘the tendency to direct one’s concern and attention towards one’s own life, thoughts, feelings and interests.’ A lot of the time we see introversion as something of a social curse. Extroverts are highly revered for their confidence and ways of dealing with [...]

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