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About Francesca F.

Francesca is a freelance writer with a Bachelors degree in Law and Philosophy. She is now currently studying a dual award Masters degree in European Law and Philosophy of Law. She has written for several blogs in a range of subjects across Lifestyle, Relationships, and Health and Fitness, as well as academic pieces in her fields of study. Her main pursuits are learning new innovative ways of keeping fit and healthy, as well as broadening her knowledge to create a holistic approach to achieving success.

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes with These 13 Mind Hacks

By |2019-07-15T19:15:01+03:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Everyone wants to think like Sherlock Holmes, the most famed and impressive detective of all time. Although he is a fictional character, Sherlock Holmes is famous for his intelligent detective skills and sharp perception. To many, it may seem as though real people could never reach this level of awareness. This, however, is not true. [...]

Naikan Reflection: How This Japanese Technique Transforms Your Relationships

By |2019-07-12T19:48:48+03:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Naikan Reflection helps us to better understand ourselves and others in our various relationships. Relationships are complicated, and it is always easier to focus on the bad parts than the good. Naikan Reflection is a form of genuine self-reflection which aims to help us understand our relationships better. By understanding the bigger picture, we can [...]

The Art of Divided Attention and How to Master It to Boost Your Productivity

By |2019-07-09T19:51:53+03:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We view divided attention or multitasking negatively, but it can be greatly beneficial to boost productivity. Divided attention has a negative connotation of not giving tasks your full focus. Although this can be true, there are ways to hone your multitasking skills to increase your productivity. All it takes is a little bit of practice [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]

Terror Management Theory and How It Explains Our Beliefs and Behaviors

By |2019-06-27T23:26:24+03:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all get scared of the fatality of human life, but the Terror Management Theory may be affecting you more than you realize. Fear of death is a natural reaction when we become aware of its inevitability. We all have our own ways of managing this fear, from acceptance to complete ignorance. The fear of [...]

What Is the Zeigarnik Effect and How to Use It to Beat Procrastination

By |2019-06-22T13:16:59+03:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

If you need a way to stop procrastination, the Zeigarnik Effect may be able to help you. Procrastination is difficult to quit. Sometimes starting a task seems to be the hardest thing to do, so we put it off. If you want to stop avoiding work and increase your efficiency, the Zeigarnik Effect may be [...]

4 Signs of Overconfidence Bias and How It Affects You Judgement

By |2019-06-07T20:42:45+03:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Overconfidence bias is something we are all guilty of and we may not even realize how much it affects our judgment. What is overconfidence bias? Overconfidence bias, or the overconfidence effect, is a bias established in a person’s subjective confidence of their judgments. As a result, that person will consider their judgments as much more [...]

10 Philosophical Quotes about Life That Reveal the Truths We Often Neglect

By |2019-06-04T18:19:52+03:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

It is all too easy to focus on the wrong things, but these philosophical quotes will remind you of what is truly important in life. Philosophy offers a lot to the world. More than anything, it gives us insights into what is really important in life. Work, money and other responsibilities distract us from the [...]