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4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

By |2019-03-22T17:43:27+03:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What are ‘Confucian principles’? Confucian principles are a set of thoughts and ideas that refer to the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius (551BC – 479BC). His philosophy – Confucianism – has influenced Chinese society and other parts of Asia right up to the present day, with it affecting schools [...]

7 Metaphors for Life: Which One Better Describes You and What Does It Mean?

By |2019-03-20T21:14:03+03:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many metaphors for life that can guide us to be our best selves. What is your metaphor? And does it help or hinder your journey? What are metaphors for life? There are a variety of metaphors for life that we turn to when trying to make the best of our lives. Some people [...]

Existentialism Philosophy and 5 Profound Life Lessons We Can Learn

By |2019-03-18T21:15:41+03:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Throughout history, existentialism philosophy theories have become widely popular amongst the philosophical community. The first of the existentialism philosophy theorists were few and far between. The first ‘existentialist’ problem was developed by Jean-Paul Sartre, but the theory itself had not yet been born. The entire question centred around what does it mean to be me? [...]

If You’re Getting Negative Vibes from Someone, Here Is What It May Mean

By |2019-03-17T20:56:55+03:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Food for thought, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all have met a person who instantly gave us negative vibes. We may not have even realized the reason why – we just felt it. That tense, uncomfortable feeling that makes you want to think up an excuse and get out of there. If you are sensitive to the energies around you, you know [...]

7 Less Known Greek Philosophers Whose Teachings Are Still Relevant Today

By |2019-03-25T13:51:15+03:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , |

Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are the most well-known Greek philosophers. They are also the most widely taught and most popular. Not many would dispute this. However, there are many other ancient Greek philosophers who can serve as much value to us in their teachings. There are others who came before Socrates, Plato and Aristotle [...]

6 Lao Tzu Quotes That Reveal Simple Yet Profound Truths about Life

By |2019-03-14T14:18:28+03:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The following Lao Tzu quotes can help us to recognise profound inner truths about our lives and become accepting, calm and fulfilled individuals. But before we list our favourite Lao Tzu quotes, let's first discuss what this philosopher is famous for. Lao Tzu was born in China between the 6th and 5th centuries B.C. under [...]

How the Slang Language Is Driving You Insane Without You Even Knowing

By |2019-03-13T14:30:14+03:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, we all use the slang language in our daily lives. But have you ever wondered how it affects your perception? When I returned from Germany the second time at age 18, I was running around the streets of Portland Oregon. On the way back from the skate park one day, I crossed paths with [...]

7 Wise Audrey Hepburn Quotes That Will Inspire and Motivate You

By |2019-03-11T19:33:10+03:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Audrey Hepburn quotes are not seen nearly enough. We’re all used to thinking of her as the wonderful film star who breathed life into films such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Sabrina (a personal favourite, I have to say). But she was a smart woman on top of that and left us many pearls of [...]