Yearly Archives: 2019

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What Is Introverted Thinking and How It Is Different from Extroverted One

By |2019-06-15T00:37:38+03:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that the Myers-Briggs Personality Theory uses our way of thinking to separate us into introverted and extroverted individuals? If this is a surprise to you, then you’re not the only one. I thought the personality traits of introverts and extroverts extended only to external behaviour. For example, the way we act around [...]

How to Escape Reality without Drugs with These 7 Safe & Simple Methods

By |2019-06-13T18:13:17+03:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

You don’t need drugs or alcohol to escape reality. There are many ways that you can take a break from life. Let me tell you, I understand how horribly unbearable life can get. And honestly, you have to be present mentally for the most part. It’s just the responsible thing to do. But, there are [...]

What Is Primacy Effect and How It Messes with Your Memory & Perception

By |2019-06-12T18:04:49+03:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Ever wondered why you remember some things and other things are quickly forgotten? Well, this could be due to the primacy effect. The science behind the primacy effect is simple yet complicated to navigate. I’ve recognized the characteristics of this effect many times in my life. This curious state of mind works in a valuable [...]

7 Profound Lessons Eastern Philosophy Teaches Us about Life

By |2019-06-11T20:41:11+03:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Eastern philosophy does not differ from other philosophic teachings in its overall objective. This is to teach us to be wiser individuals and to ultimately provide guidance as to how to live well. Therefore, Eastern philosophy is no different from Western philosophy is this sense. The distinction lies in how it suggests we can achieve [...]

5 Signs the Illusion of Control Is Ruining Your Life and How to Stop It

By |2019-06-11T16:15:20+03:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

If you think you’re in control of life, think again. The illusion of control, although sometimes positive, can have negative consequences. Sometimes, to be honest, I believe that people who do wrong toward others are punished. Hey, maybe they are. As for me, if I fall into the illusion of control in this aspect, I [...]

10 Little-Known Origins of Words That Come from People’s Names

By |2019-06-10T19:01:09+03:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Does anyone fancy a ham and cheese stamford? You might be eating one right now if that particular Earl had invented what we all now know as the sandwich. Here are some other origins of words that come from people’s names. It’s a famous story but let’s just recap for a moment. The Earl of [...]

Karl Marx’s Conflict Theory and What It Reveals about Today’s Society

By |2019-06-10T00:17:57+03:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brexit has caused deep divisions in households in the UK. In France, the ‘gilets jaunes’ are threatening to bring the country to a standstill over rising fuel costs. Can conflict theory help us understand why? If you’ve noticed that the world seems to be getting a lot less tolerant these days, then conflict theory might [...]

How to Practice Self-Forgiveness When You Are Too Hard on Yourself

By |2019-06-08T23:11:42+03:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We must forgive others and sometimes we must practice self-forgiveness. No one is perfect. We all make mistakes. Feeling bad for doing something wrong is normal. We should seek forgiveness when we’ve made mistakes or even been purposely cruel in the past. However, dragging yourself through the mud for a long time after your regrets [...]