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Ruth Newton has a diverse background in writing and film production. With a degree in English Literature from the Goldsmiths, University of London, and a master of arts degree in Documentary Film from the University of Sussex, she has written plays, magazine articles, and TV scripts. She has a passion for the arts and healthy living. You can follow Ruth on Linkedin.

Is Someone Holding Grudges against You? How to Deal with the Silent Treatment

It’s okay when someone gets angry at you for doing something wrong. But what if someone is just silently holding grudges? If you think it’s hard to deal with an angry person who lashes out and throws tantrums, think again. It’s much worse if you get the silent treatment. Don’t…

Religious Experiences Activate the Same Part of Your Brain as Taking Drugs and Having Sex

Intense religious experiences are coordinated by the same brain pathways that are aroused when we fall in love, listen to music, take recreational drugs or have sex. Researchers found this evidence through the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging technology (FMRI). They scanned nearly 20 devout Mormon’s brains, as they…

People with Atheist Beliefs and Liberal Views Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives, Study Finds

Could people with atheist beliefs be more intelligent than religious people? Let's see what science has to say. In the last ten years, there have been several studies that suggest people with atheist beliefs and a more liberal outlook tend to score higher on IQ tests. Whilst there is data…

6 Subtle Body Expressions That Tell You a Lot about a Person

Subtle body expressions reveal the true emotions of other people. You can often tell more about how someone is feeling by the way they act, rather than what they say. As John Napier said, "If language was given to men to conceal their thoughts, then gesture’s purpose was to disclose them." To…

10 Signs That Your Psychological Age Is Greater Than Your Chronological Age

Have you ever felt that your psychological age may exceed your chronological age? People are often drawn to those who seem ‘wise beyond their years.’ There is something majestic about old souls who were seemingly born with a wealth of life experience. It’s normal to turn to such people for…