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Do your best to become a happier and better person: tips and techniques to develop your personal qualities and change your attitude

5 Things That Cause Fear of Failure and How to Overcome It

By |2019-04-18T18:45:53+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

The fear of failure is more common than you think. Most of us are constantly thinking about what could go wrong in life. It is a strong emotion. It keeps us from doing great things with our lives. I know this first hand as many times I trust fear more than success. Being afraid, unfortunately, [...]

6 Types of Moral Dilemmas in Life and How to Resolve Them

By |2019-04-13T14:24:28+03:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

What are moral dilemmas? Moral dilemmas are situations where an individual has to make a choice between two or more clashing options. These options are often not pleasing to the individual and are usually not truly morally acceptable either. We can identify moral dilemmas by recognising that our actions in these given situations have moral [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

4 Famous French Philosophers and What We Can Learn from Them

By |2019-03-31T16:50:52+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

There are certain French philosophers whose ideas can provide valuable and critical insight into our lives and society today. These French philosophers were highly influential in western philosophical thought, and are widely considered to be some of the greatest French thinkers of all time. The French philosophers in question have similarities in their teachings but [...]

How to Overcome Low Self-Esteem: 4 Techniques That Really Work

By |2019-03-31T15:08:50+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Self-esteem is something everyone suffers from in their life - some more than others. Yet, few people know how to overcome low self-esteem or make any effort to learn to. Instead, most people tend to believe that every thought their mind tells them is the truth and thus let their negative thinking rule them. The [...]

7 Signs You Are Actually Pretending to Be Happy (and What to Do)

By |2019-03-29T18:14:23+03:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Some people aren’t as joyful as you think they are. Some of them are pretending to be happy and just going through the motions. I understand how easy it can be. I’ve pretended to be many things in my life, including a content individual. Although it’s clear now that I wasn’t fulfilled, I once thought [...]