Monthly Archives: May 2019

What Is Time Management Matrix & How It Helps You Be More Productive

By |2019-05-30T16:58:32+02:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

The time management matrix is one of the best tools to help you prioritise and get productive. Productivity is something we all struggle with and we can end up procrastinating even when we’re trying to be productive. It might be that you end up spending too much time on the less important tasks. It might [...]

How to Overcome Fear of Driving with These 9 Science-Backed Techniques

By |2019-05-29T23:12:49+02:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

If you’re afraid of getting behind the wheel, science may have some answers to help you learn how to overcome the fear of driving. I’m not afraid of driving, well mostly. However, my mother was terrified of driving. Apparently, she almost drove off a bridge in her early years. This horrific experience created a phobia [...]

6 Signs You Are in a Narcissistic Relationship and What to Do

By |2019-05-28T22:12:13+02:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Being in a narcissistic relationship is hardly ideal. While your partner is the center of attention at all times, you probably feel like your needs could use a little dusting off. A narcissistic personality disorder is a condition of the mind where one person has an inflated sense of self, a constant need for attention, [...]

How Internet Communication Is Changing Our Perceptions of Life

By |2019-06-29T14:27:27+02:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who doesn’t use the internet as a means of communication these days? But have you ever wondered about the effect it has on how we perceive life? Internet communication has risen drastically over the last couple of decades. More of us own mobile phones, computers and laptops. Social media sites are a marvellous way of [...]

The Psychology of Anchoring and How It Affects Your Ideas & Decisions

By |2019-08-23T13:41:25+02:00May 26th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Anchoring in psychology is a specific cognitive bias. It takes the form of individuals grabbing hold of the one piece of information they heard first, to the detriment of other information. You might know this as ‘first impressions’ – when someone relies on their own first idea of a person or situation. How the psychology [...]

8 Important Quotes by Plato and What We Can Learn from Them Today

By |2019-10-21T17:03:42+02:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

The following quotes are profound, important and representative of Plato's philosophy as a whole. However, before we examine these quotes, let’s take a look at who Plato was and what his philosophy amounts to. Who Was Plato? Plato (428/427 BC or 424/424 – 348/347BC) was born and died in Ancient Greece. He is one of [...]

Signs Asperger’s Syndrome Could Be the Next Stage of Human Evolution

By |2019-05-23T17:32:12+02:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder characterized by poor social skills - however, some believe there are signs it will contribute to our evolution. Before I explain why, I’d like to tell you a story. Years ago, I worked for a government office that dealt with sick leave and benefits payments. One of my jobs was [...]

How to Beat Fear of Flying with These 10 Science-Backed Techniques

By |2019-05-23T10:24:34+02:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

In this world, there are so many fears – fears of the dark, spiders, and even water. Fear of flying, however, is quite a common disturbance. I had no idea that I was afraid of flying until I experienced my first plane ride. I was going home from Maryland to Mississippi when turbulence hit. When [...]