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

By |2019-03-13T14:30:14+02:00March 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+02:00February 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+02:00February 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 [...]

How Do Dreams Work and Why Do We Have Them, According to Science?

By |2019-10-05T13:51:32+02:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered how dreams work and why we have them? This and other questions about dreams have been a source of wonder for ages. Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, was convinced that dreams were an expression of unfulfilled fantasies. More pragmatic theorists after him saw dreams as a reflection of life. [...]

What Is Holiday Depression and 10 Simple Ways to Cope with It

By |2019-02-14T19:18:54+02:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Holiday depression is a feeling of lowliness and despair felt during the holiday months or on holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving. Holidays come with a whole bundle of responsibilities and pressure. From coping with financial chaos to losing sleep over loneliness and awkward family gatherings, holidays and vacations cast a murky spell upon many teenagers [...]

How to Use Mind Palace Technique to Easily Memorize Large Amounts of Information

By |2019-11-26T14:41:30+02:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The Mind Palace is one of the most effective and powerful memorizing techniques that are used globally. On top of that, Mind Palace is simple and fun to use. This technique can be successfully employed for dozens of small and big challenges, from preparing for an exam or presentation to learning a foreign language or [...]

8 Secrets of Persuasive Communication to Help You Feel and Look Confident

By |2019-11-26T14:39:43+02:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

How many times did you wish you could use the skill of persuasive communication in your personal or professional life? Well, it’s your time to shine - here are some science-backed, super effective tips to master the art of persuasive communication. 1. Match the Body Language Your body language is definitely a part of communication. [...]

7 Subtle Effects of Depression Most People Are Unaware of

By |2018-11-30T21:13:22+02:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are some less known effects of depression few people are aware of. Depression doesn't always look like extreme sadness or hopelessness. Due to a fixed list of the symptoms and effects of depression promoted by the media, this disorder is becoming harder and harder to recognize without medical intervention. But is this image entirely [...]