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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.

The Key Beliefs of Buddhism and What Life Lessons They Can Teach Us

By |2018-09-22T16:44:53+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

The key beliefs of Buddhism come from its origins. Buddhism has grown to become the fourth largest religion in the world, from very humble beginnings. Before we list the key beliefs of Buddhism, let's first talk about the history of this religion. The founder of Buddhism, Siddharta Gautama, was a prince from Eastern India. At [...]

Schizoid Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Causes and Ways to Deal with It

By |2018-09-19T14:20:14+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Schizoid personality disorder is a very uncommon clinical diagnosis worldwide. The symptoms of this diagnosis have to do with the way in which a person perceives or thinks of the world around them. As a result, the person’s symptoms have the ability to affect his or her overall quality of life, occupation, and relationships with [...]

8 Mental Blocks That May Be Affecting Your Thinking Without You Even Noticing

By |2018-09-15T16:41:35+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Your subconscious sets up mental blocks that can cripple your best intentions to succeed. Your mind and imagination can be your best weapon, but it can also be your weakest point. When you feel stressed or helpless, the littlest things become huge barriers in life. Everyone deals with these issues throughout their daily life, so [...]

Spiritual Transformation Comes with These 6 Uncomfortable Symptoms

By |2018-09-11T14:29:22+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

A spiritual transformation is a change – to a greater or lesser extent – to someone’s outlook, or to their attitude, towards spirituality and sacredness. Many things can trigger this spiritual transformation, from a simple event to a more complex unfolding of events over time. While some people may be lucky in having a transformation [...]

What Is Dependent Personality Disorder and What Are Its Psychological Causes

By |2018-09-10T18:14:03+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Dependent personality disorder (DPD) is a psychiatric diagnosed disorder found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It affects a small percentage of the people. Dependency is a needed characteristic for human survival, especially in childhood. It helps people to form emotional attachments and build relationships. However, when dependency increases, a person’s ability [...]

What Is Test Anxiety and How to Overcome It in 4 Easy Ways

By |2018-09-06T12:29:57+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Test anxiety is about feeling like you have no control over your predicament. What are the best ways to overcome it? The world we live in is full of sources of anxiety. Most of these anxieties come and go depending on the situation that we’re in, and they, fortunately, don’t have long-term effects on our [...]

8 Secrets of Confident Body Language That Will Make You More Assertive

By |2018-09-05T22:56:19+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

When desiring that perfect job, or a date with the new neighbor, having confident body language is what will make all the difference between a yes or no. Slumped shoulders, downcast eyes, and fidgety hands signal to the other person that you are uncomfortable with communicating with them. What you say with your body is [...]

8 Toxic Personal Beliefs That Are Holding You Back in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:58:34+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great experiences do not happen to those who mentally trap themselves through their personal beliefs or the beliefs of others. Each path through life is different, so there are many ways to achieve your goals and dreams. When we put stipulations and boundaries upon ourselves, we lead dull lives with little meaning. There are many [...]