Monthly Archives: February 2019

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9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-03-24T19:10:37+02:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? A [...]

7 Ernest Hemingway Quotes That Offer Deep Insights into Life

By |2019-02-22T21:01:55+02:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

Our existence is simple and yet, it is complicated. Life’s truths are often recognized when reading Ernest Hemingway quotes. These statements can be profound. The duties of life can sometimes hide the big picture. What is the big picture? Well, seeing the overall important things in life can be considered seeing in grand terms. Otherwise [...]

Sibling Rivalry in Childhood and Adulthood: 6 Parental Mistakes That Are to Blame

By |2019-02-21T19:03:55+02:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Parenting is hard work. It’s messy and imperfect. Could it be that we as parents are responsible for sibling rivalry? One of the most frustrating aspects of parenting is sibling rivalry. However, this sibling rivalry could be the adverse result of parenting imperfections. Not to say that natural rivalry doesn’t happen at times, but some [...]

What Is Writer’s Block and 10 Unusual Strategies to Help You Overcome It

By |2019-02-21T17:05:05+02:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Writer’s block is a curse for journalists, copywriters, editors, and writers. Each author has experienced torments of literary powerlessness when the lines refused to form in their head. There is nothing worse than many hours of vain attempts to find inspiration. Writer's block makes you fall into the trap of procrastination, surfing the web, switching [...]

Why Judging Others Is Our Natural Instinct, Harvard Psychologist Explains

By |2019-02-28T18:38:34+02:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Judging others and being afraid to be judged by others seems to be somewhat natural, right? But it’s not totally clear why we are prone to judging others…until now.  A Harvard psychologist, Amy Cuddy, an expert in first impressions, after researching the split-second reaction we have to others, has clarified the phenomenon. Cuddy points out [...]

What’s Wrong with Our Economic System? The Ugly Truth Most People Neglect

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+02:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

More and more people start to realize that something about our current economic system is deeply wrong. There are some ugly truths many of us are unaware of or prefer to neglect. Some ideas and technologies are so old and entrenched that we can easily forget that they were once created. In fact, it's hard to [...]

Solar Plexus Chakra Healing: How to Know When You Need It and How to Do It

By |2019-02-19T14:25:08+02:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Solar plexus chakra healing is essential because this chakra is one of the most commonly blocked ones. During our existence, the pitfalls of a blocked solar plexus chakra can accumulate all sorts of problems and make us encounter obstacles on our way. These include financial difficulties and misfortune in love or work. This is when [...]

The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+02:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]