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This is a source for deep thinkers, lifelong learners and truth seekers.

Here you will find thought-provoking and informative content to give you inspiration, food for thought and new ideas on how to uncover your inner potential. Our purpose is to help you expand your knowledge and consciousness, discover yourself and become a better person.

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The Schizoid Personality and the People Who Don’t Want to Fit in

August 22nd, 2019|

If you are familiar with psychology, then you may have heard the term ‘schizoid personality disorder’. It is a type of personality disorder in which the individual has a consistent pattern of emotional flatness and detachment from social relationships. In fact, it is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and the Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders (ICD-10), both of which are widely used by mental health professionals for diagnosing [...]

What the Psychology of Values and Beliefs Reveals about Human Beings

August 22nd, 2019|

What do you believe in? What are your main values in life? You might take a few minutes to answer those questions. However, if I asked you to think about where your values and beliefs came from, would you find that more difficult? How do we acquire our values and beliefs and why are they so hard to change once established? We establish our values and beliefs in childhood As with most things in psychology, [...]

14 Examples of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and How to Use Both

August 20th, 2019|

We all need that push to complete mundane or overwhelming tasks. That's what motivation provides. These are big words, but we'll make them more digestible. We'll also show you examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain how to use both types. What is extrinsic and intrinsic motivation People may have asked you, "Why do you do what you do?" You're probably just as curious to find out what drives your behaviors, just as psychologists [...]

What Dreams about Snakes Mean and How to Interpret Them

August 19th, 2019|

There are many people who have a phobia of snakes, but whether we like it or not, snakes feature in our waking lives. We use them to describe certain attributes in other people. For example, a 'snake in the grass' is someone we don’t trust. Snakes are symbolic. From the very beginning in the Bible, a serpent beguiled Eve in the Garden of Eden and tempted her to offer an apple to Adam. But what [...]

10 of the Greatest Philosophical Novels of All Time

August 18th, 2019|

Reading philosophical novels can be a brilliant way to engage in philosophical themes, ideas and teachings. It is quite understandable how one may find it daunting to tackle a thick, multivolume non-fiction work by someone like Arthur Schopenhauer or Immanuel Kant. Coming across something like Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation on a bookshelf can be a particularly frightening prospect. It is comprehensible to see how opting to delve into philosophical novels. Following narratives [...]

Where the Fear of Public Speaking Comes from and 6 Techniques to Beat It

August 17th, 2019|

One of the worst anxieties to control is the fear of public speaking. There are ways to beat this fear, however, and be successful. I remember about a decade ago in college when I had to complete speech class. It was part of my prerequisites for my degree. Oh, I was terrified, and to make it worse, everyone’s speeches were filmed and analyzed. I already had a fear of public speaking beforehand, and whether or [...]

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