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About Lottie Miles, M.A.

Lottie Miles is a professional researcher and writer with a passion for human rights. She has 4 years of experience working within the NGO sector and has a Master's Degree in Social Policy and Research Methods from the University of Bath. She has a keen interest in exploring ways in which happiness habits can help to improve mental health and wellbeing. In her spare time, she likes doing crossword puzzles, painting and traveling.
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5 Signs of Intellectual Dishonesty and How to Beat It

By |2020-06-01T20:41:07+03:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever ignored or avoided a tough question? Do you find it hard to admit to making errors? Or perhaps you are dismissive of the arguments of others and employ double standards to how you interpret things. If any of these ring a little bit true, then you are likely demonstrating intellectual dishonesty. In [...]

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What Is Practical Wisdom, Why You Need It & How to Develop It

By |2020-06-01T20:44:25+03:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Many of us sometimes feel a bit lost. We can be paralyzed by decisions and end up feeling emotionally numb. Do you ever feel like you need to reconnect with some inner compass? The answer could be found in developing practical wisdom. But what exactly is practical wisdom? In this post, we will explore its [...]

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Why Intellectual Humility Is Important & How to Develop It

By |2020-06-01T20:47:42+03:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We are all inclined to believe we know and understand more than we know. However, as the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates was well aware, what we think we know is not really knowledge at all. We may well want to cling stubbornly to our beliefs and believe we are more correct than others. But people [...]

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Tree-Hugging Encouraged in Iceland as a Way to Cope with Isolation

By |2020-06-01T20:49:12+03:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Earth, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

The citizens of Iceland have been encouraged by the forestry service to hug trees every day for five at least minutes. This is being encouraged to help people cope with social isolation, but does it really work? In this post, we will look at research showing the surprising benefits of hugging trees and explore why [...]

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7 Famous INTPs in Literature, Science and History

By |2020-06-01T22:08:20+03:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , |

If you’ve taken the Myers-Briggs Personality Type test, you may have found that you fit into the ‘INTP’ category. This stands for introverted, intuitive, thinking, and perceiving. But what does it mean to have this personality type? And who can you relate to in popular culture? Let’s take a look at famous INTPs in more [...]

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What Is the Story of Your Life? How You Tell It May Reveal Who You Are

By |2020-06-01T22:10:46+03:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

You might not often get a chance to tell the story of your life, but when you do how would you tell it? Recent research has shown that the way you tell the story of your life has an impact on your personality and your well-being. In this post, we take a look at how [...]

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Elderly Loneliness and Its 4 Causes and Effects

By |2020-06-01T22:13:23+03:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Loneliness can affect people at any stage of their lives. However, as we get older, the fundamentals of life and death mean we become more vulnerable to loneliness. From retirement to bereavement, ill health, and physical distance from loved ones, common causes of loneliness can mount up as we age. But what do we mean [...]

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4 Signs You Need an Information Detox and How to Do It

By |2020-06-01T22:25:25+03:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Even at the best of times, it is easy to get overloaded with information. However, whilst we hear a lot about the symptoms of information overload, we don’t often hear about how to detox from it. During the time of the coronavirus, recognizing when we might need an information detox is even more important. In [...]