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About Kirstie Pursey

Kirstie works as a writer, blogger and storyteller and lives in London with her family of people, dogs and cats. She is a lover of reading, writing, being in nature, fairy lights, candles, firesides and afternoon tea. Kirstie has trouble sitting still which is why she created www.notmeditating.com to share techniques and practices for tuning out the busy mind. She is also the author of Not Meditating: Finding Peace, Love and Happiness Without Sitting Still.

10 Logical Fallacies Master Conversationalists Use to Sabotage Your Arguments

By | 2018-02-21T22:13:10+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever lost an argument even though you knew you were right? Perhaps the other person made a claim that seemed perfectly logical. You may have been a victim of logical fallacies. Understanding these fallacies can make sure your arguments are never sabotaged again. Here are 10 logical fallacies you should be aware of so [...]

How to Calm Anxiety as an Empath (and Why Empaths Are More Prone to It)

By | 2018-02-07T21:59:07+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Empaths often experience a lot of anxiety in their lives. There are several reasons for this, but luckily, it is possible to learn how to calm anxiety with the following techniques. Empaths pick up on the emotions of others. While this a great gift to have, it has a shadow side. Empaths are prone to [...]

8 Best Psychology Books to Help You Live the Life of Your Dreams

By | 2018-02-16T14:24:46+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

The human mind is a complex and wonderful thing. Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? And have you also wondered if there is a way you could be more happy or successful? The best psychology books can teach you all this and more. Most of us are sometimes dissatisfied with [...]

What Is Fluid Intelligence and 6 Science-Backed Ways to Develop It

By | 2018-02-12T14:22:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Our fluid intelligence is more about the way we think than the knowledge stored in our brains. In the past, people thought intelligence was fixed. However, we now know that there are many things we can do to increase our intelligence. This article looks at the ways we can develop our fluid intelligence. The idea [...]

8 Anxious Thoughts Every Introvert Has Before and After a Social Event

By | 2018-02-10T22:48:31+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Every introvert has anxious thoughts before they go to a social event. Often they will be anxious for hours afterwards, too. Here are a few of the most common anxious thoughts introverts have about socialising. Every introvert has anxious thought when they are preparing for a social event. They also know that they will have [...]

How to Meditate When You Find It Hard to Sit Still and Concentrate

By | 2018-02-07T21:05:58+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Many studies have shown that meditation has mental and physical health benefits, something that spiritual gurus have known for thousands of years. But meditating can be difficult to do. Here's how to meditate if you find it hard to sit still and concentrate. Many people think that in order to meditate properly, you have to [...]

6 Famous Philosophers in History and What They Can Teach Us about Modern Society

By | 2018-02-05T18:04:51+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , |

  Famous philosophers have sought to understand the human condition for centuries. It is surprising how much these giants of the past had to say that has influenced modern society. Here are some words of wisdom from some of the most famous philosophers of all time. 1. Aristotle Aristotle was one of the most famous [...]

7 Law of Attraction Quotes to Help You Make Your Wishes Come True

By | 2018-01-30T18:10:48+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Success Skills, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

The law of attraction is not a new thing. As you will see from the following law of attraction quotes, people have understood its power centuries. Tapping into the power of this law can make all your wishes come true. The law of attraction is the understanding that we can attract into our lives whatever [...]