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Valerie Soleil is a writer with over 5 years of experience and holds a bachelor's degree in law and a B.A. in Psychology. She is a physical & mental health enthusiast who constantly expands her knowledge about the mysteries of the human body and mind. Some of the activities Valerie is particularly passionate about are traveling and reading because they help her broaden her horizons. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

How to Develop Your Writing Skills to Benefit Your Brain & Self-Improvement

Writing skills can benefit your brain and personal development to a greater extent than you might realize. Moreover, they will also help you be perceived as more responsible, capable, and above all, intelligent. Self-improvement is commonly understood as the enhancement of one’s knowledge and personal qualities. Brain development, on the other…

5 Negative Thought Patterns and How to Challenge Them

They say that happiness is a state of mind - but what if your mind is your own worst enemy? Sometimes it can feel like our own brain is turning against us, assailing us with negative thought patterns that impede us from living a full and fulfilling life. What Are…

The Five Buddha Families and How They Can Help You Understand Yourself

The Five Buddha Families are a vital principle in Buddhist philosophy. Buddhism is primarily concerned with reaching a state of Enlightenment, wholly separated from the individualistic and earth-bound tendencies of the Ego. Through the purging of ego-based beliefs and emotions, we grow to inhabit a space of Connection and Oneness…

What Is Empathy, What Are the Types and Why Do We Need It?

"I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it." - Maya Angelou The term empathy was first introduced to the English language by American psychologist E.B. Titchener. He coined the term after translating the German counterpart “Einfühlung”. However, he was referring to the phenomena…

What Is Soul Travel? 4 Safe Methods and Techniques to Induce This State

What wouldn't you give to travel without limits on any plane of existence? To feel your Soul become one with the universe? To be a shining beacon of Light? Soul travel requires only focus, high vibration frequencies and intentionality. With the right tools and techniques, you can live in a…

How to Deal with Job Burnout and Achieve Work-Life Balance

Technically speaking, burnout implies the cessation of operation of a jet or a rocket engine. Projecting this definition onto the office landscape, job burnout closely relates to work stress. Indeed the term ‘burnout’ in this context was first introduced by Freudenberger (1974). He pointed to the occupational hazards professionals are…