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6 Classical Fairy Tales and the Profound Life Lessons Behind Them

By |2019-01-02T22:42:24+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The most interesting thing about classical fairy tales is not the magic of make-believe. Rather, it’s the life lessons learned from the stories. I grew up enjoying classical fairy tales. I sat at my grandmother’s side conjuring images of the characters as the story played out, I was mesmerized by stories of love and adventure. [...]

6 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Expand Your Mind & Make You a Better Person

By |2018-12-31T12:49:15+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thought-provoking books are very essential in our mental growth. All the same, getting these thought-provoking books can be a daunting task. Developing a habit of book endorsements is one of the best things one can ever do in this regard. This is a move that can really transform an individual’s life. Indisputably, reading is the [...]

Generations of Bored Kids: Why Today’s Children Struggle to Have Fun

By |2018-12-10T21:59:21+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the past, there were not so many bored kids. Children were able to create fun and not depend on the fun to be catered to them. I am a child of the 70s, and for me, fun was utilizing my imagination. Although I did go through troubles and trauma, I found moments of goodness [...]

Philosophy of Love: How Great Thinkers in History Explain the Nature of Love

By |2018-12-18T14:05:13+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Formalised by the great Greek thinkers, the philosophy of love has influenced how we view love and relationships. There are four important distinctions in the philosophy of love. These are Philia, Eros, Storge, and Agape: the different kinds of love. Each category examining the philosophy of love has its own key thinker and its own applications. So, [...]

Cassandra Complex in Mythology, Psychology and the Modern World

By |2018-11-20T20:27:28+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The Cassandra complex is the name given to a phenomenon where people who predict bad news or warnings are ignored or outright dismissed. The term Cassandra complex has entered the lexicon in 1949 when a French philosopher discussed the potential for someone to predict future events. The complex has been used in wide-ranging contexts. This includes [...]

The True Meaning of Christmas You May Have Never Considered

By |2018-12-11T22:47:46+00:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Before you argue for Christianity, let’s consider a deeper spiritual meaning of this holiday. Christmas is perhaps the most popular holiday during each year. Millions of dollars are spent on gifts and food to celebrate the 25th of December. It seems that Christmas has either become a materialistic [...]

3 Christmas Stories for Kids and Adults That Have a Deep Hidden Meaning

By |2018-12-11T22:48:34+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

The messages behind popular Christmas stories for kids are what really gives the Christmas its festivity. As a kid, I loved Christmas films. They were a staple Christmas tradition in my family. As I got older, I realized they were teaching me valuable lessons. These are some of my favorite of all the Christmas stories [...]

5 Confucius Teachings That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2018-11-15T16:09:35+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Confucius teachings inspired centuries of philosophy. They are an integral part of Chinese education and teach us so much about inner peace and happiness. Before we list Confucius teachings, let's first talk about the biography of this legendary philosopher. Who was Confucius? Confucius was a Chinese philosopher in 6th Century BCE who became a legendary [...]