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Ikigai: How the Japanese Live with Joy and Purpose (and You Can Too!)

By |2019-07-06T00:12:11+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have two strange passions: I love words (hence my love for writing) and I love learning about different life philosophies. When browsing the bookstore a few months back, I saw a book titled “Ikigai: how the Japanese wake up to joy and purpose every day.” A perfect match for someone like me — ikigai was [...]

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

By |2019-05-28T22:12:13+03:00May 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 to Find Your Authentic Self by Asking These 5 Simple Questions

By |2019-05-17T18:06:29+03:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to know the authentic self that is hiding deep inside you is the first step on the long path of liberation. Just think about it, if you dare. Your true self is hidden deep within you, covered by layers upon layers of opinions, expectations, and excuses. You are not what you think you are [...]

Feeling Anxious for No Reason? Why It Happens and How to Cope

By |2019-04-17T14:20:05+03:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When money becomes tight, careers get derailed by layoffs or loved ones face serious illnesses, most people naturally feel stressed, afraid and worried. However, why are some people feeling anxious for no obvious reason and are getting crushed under the force of intruding negative thoughts even when all is right with their world? Some people [...]

10 Memory Games for Adults That Will Give Your Brain a Powerful Boost

By |2019-03-24T19:02:12+03:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to boost your memory? Try any of the below memory games for adults to make the process of improving your cognitive functions engaging and fun! Schools have started using video games and apps to teach students language, math, and other valuable skills. However, it’s not only children who can benefit from games. In [...]

How the Slang Language Is Driving You Insane Without You Even Knowing

By |2019-03-13T14:30:14+03:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, we all use the slang language in our daily lives. But have you ever wondered how it affects your perception? When I returned from Germany the second time at age 18, I was running around the streets of Portland Oregon. On the way back from the skate park one day, I crossed paths with [...]

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

By |2019-02-21T17:05:05+03:00February 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 [...]

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

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+03:00February 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 [...]