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How to reveal your hidden potential and be happy & successful: tips and strategies for brain power, spiritual growth and personal development

This Alan Watts’ Approach to Meditation Is Truly Eye-Opening

By |2019-04-12T14:18:49+03:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

If the West is now experiencing a meditation and Eastern philosophy fad rush, it has Alan Watts to thank for it. Centuries before Alan Watts and his meditation guidelines popularized Eastern thought for western audiences, throngs of mystics and ascetics had been practicing numerous meditative paths on their way to enlightenment and self-realization. The West [...]

6 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

By |2019-04-11T22:43:29+03:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that some of the greatest entrepreneurs and inventors were, in fact, introverts? Most people tend to underestimate their skills and chances to reach success. In a world where extroverts are predominant in numbers, an introvert can easily feel pushed to the sidelines. Introversion and extroversion should not be seen in the sense [...]

How to Deal with Obsessive Thoughts When You Have Depression or Anxiety

By |2019-04-15T15:29:40+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Obsessive thoughts and painful feelings are the curses of depression. One of the most agonizing effects this affliction brings with it is intrusive and unwanted thoughts. If you are one of the people who suffer from both anxiety and depression, day-to-day life can feel burdensome because of compulsive thoughts. Unwanted intrusive thoughts can cause a [...]

7 Ridiculous Social Expectations We Face Today and How to Free Yourself

By |2019-04-08T21:29:00+03:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Life presents expected things in the social context. However, there are many ridiculous social expectations which can and should be ignored. Social expectations can be seen in situations like being quiet at the movies, being polite, and opening doors for others. These are seen as positive and considerate. Now, I know expectations are different according [...]

All Successful Writers Have These 5 Unique Traits

By |2019-04-07T18:44:52+03:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

In this day and age, it is entirely possible to reach success as a writer. Nevertheless, it is true that some people are going to cut it and others are not. All successful writers know that it requires a lot of skill, imagination, time, and energy to become a best-selling author. After all, it is [...]

8 Best Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety to Help Them Unleash Their Potential

By |2019-04-06T22:00:16+03:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Working life can be very difficult for anxious introverts. Luckily, there are jobs for introverts with anxiety that suit them and make for a fulfilling, low-stress life. Obviously, the best careers for introverts with anxiety don't involve a lot of stressful contact with people such as conferences, sales calls and presentations. Often, introverts prefer a [...]

10 Creative Writing Exercises That Will Help Unleash Your Creative Self

By |2019-04-04T20:19:44+03:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Feeling stuck in your writing? Well, all you need are a few creative writing exercises to boost your talents into drive. Being a freelance writer, I’ve experienced moments with little to no inspiration. While I wouldn’t exactly call it writer’s block, it can be extremely hard to get the creative juices flowing. Writing exercises which [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]