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About Valerie

I'm a law student who is fond of reading and writing about interesting topics on science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and different extraterrestrial and paranormal stuff. I'm passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

7 Ways Social Isolation Affects Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-07-13T17:06:11+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

We live in a world where we now can be more connected to one another than ever before. Despite this though, many people still suffer because of social isolation. Furthermore, there are some people who choose to isolate themselves. Social isolation and loneliness are obviously intricately connected. This can lead to people suffering from anxiety [...]

4 Early Signs of Autism All New Parents Should Know

By | 2018-06-06T16:03:12+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

All new parents should be aware of the early signs of autism, given the growing prevalence of this condition among the children today. According to the CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, around one in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Parenting a child who is on the spectrum [...]

Feeling Mentally Drained? 3 Non-Obvious Things That Cause Mental Fatigue

By | 2018-05-15T15:33:24+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Feeling mentally drained or fatigued is something that we all will have to cope with at some point in our life. There are a number of very obvious causes, usually physical and biological ones, that most people will understand as the underlying cause of feeling emotionally or mentally drained. These are factors such as a [...]

5 Skills to Learn If You Want to Improve Yourself and Your Life

By | 2018-05-24T14:34:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are five important skills to learn if you seek to become a better person and change your life. If someone asked you where you thought you would be in the next five to ten years, would you know how to respond? Do you even have the slightest idea where you see yourself going in [...]

6 Uncomfortable Self-Esteem Activities That Will Boost Your Confidence

By | 2018-05-21T13:37:31+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Good self-esteem and confidence are two things that you are not born with. However, there are some self-esteem activities which may seem uncomfortable, but practicing them regularly will increase your confidence and belief in yourself. If you know someone with great self-confidence, it is because they spent a long time building it up, using various [...]

7 Habits That Give You a Higher Energy Boost Than a Cup of Coffee

By | 2018-05-07T22:33:49+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Coffee is undoubtedly the most popular way to get an energy boost. However, there are some alternatives that you can try to stay active all day long. Did you know that over 50% of Americans over 18 years of age drink coffee every day, accounting for over 150 million daily drinkers? According to data published by [...]

5 Reasons Why Little White Lies Do More Damage Than You Think

By | 2018-05-01T14:30:07+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

For many people, so-called little white lies are seen as permissible. It has to do with the fact that those who tell them think they are doing so with good reasons. Lies are more prevalent in our daily lives than they have ever been. However, in some people's minds at the very least, not all [...]

How to Cultivate Self-Empowerment through Boosting Your Self-Confidence and Mind Power

By | 2018-04-19T17:35:16+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In order to achieve self-empowerment and be a successful individual, you need to make sure that your mind is healthy and active. There are tons of self-empowerment methods that can help you improve yourself and your appearance, but it is also essential to focus on your mind. After all, you’re never going to get ahead, [...]