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Recent scientific findings and technological advances. Interesting facts and controversial theories about Human, Earth and the Universe

How to Calm Anxiety as an Empath (and Why Empaths Are More Prone to It)

By | 2018-02-07T21:59:07+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Empaths often experience a lot of anxiety in their lives. There are several reasons for this, but luckily, it is possible to learn how to calm anxiety with the following techniques. Empaths pick up on the emotions of others. While this a great gift to have, it has a shadow side. Empaths are prone to [...]

8 Best Psychology Books to Help You Live the Life of Your Dreams

By | 2018-02-16T14:24:46+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

The human mind is a complex and wonderful thing. Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? And have you also wondered if there is a way you could be more happy or successful? The best psychology books can teach you all this and more. Most of us are sometimes dissatisfied with [...]

What Is Psychological Splitting and How You May Be Using It without Even Knowing

By | 2018-02-15T23:14:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological splitting is also known as all-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking. Psychological splitting is an unconscious process whereby a person tends to view themselves and their life in extremes. Everything is either good or bad, and there are no grey areas. Typically, psychological splitting is about having polarising beliefs. This is where a person will exclusively [...]

What Is Brain Plasticity and How to Use It to Supercharge Your Brain Power

By | 2018-02-15T22:51:36+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brain plasticity or neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change. Moreover, you may not know that you can stimulate it to supercharge your brain power. This article will reveal the ways to do it. The brain is easily one of the most important parts of our body. In order to properly function, our brains [...]

You Were Raised by Narcissists If You Can Relate to These 9 Things

By | 2018-02-13T15:56:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Most people have no clue that they were raised by narcissists. In fact, many of the traits that develop from such a childhood often get misunderstood as isolated character traits. Let’s pretend we’re traveling in time, back to the 70s, 80s or 90s. In other words, let’s visit your childhood. Think back to those faded [...]

What Is Fluid Intelligence and 6 Science-Backed Ways to Develop It

By | 2018-02-12T14:22:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Our fluid intelligence is more about the way we think than the knowledge stored in our brains. In the past, people thought intelligence was fixed. However, we now know that there are many things we can do to increase our intelligence. This article looks at the ways we can develop our fluid intelligence. The idea [...]

What Is Sublimation in Psychology and How It Secretly Directs Your Life

By | 2018-02-09T20:20:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sublimation in psychology is a defense mechanism where negative urges and impulses are channelled into socially accepted behaviour. Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘The Harz Journey’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. [...]

How the Addicted Brain Works: the Anatomy of Drug Addiction

By | 2018-02-09T14:27:07+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Today, we will talk about the way the addicted brain works to better understand what drug addiction does to the most important human organ on a physiological level. When you sit down to eat an ice cream sundae, how do you feel? You probably feel happy or excited in anticipation of the yummy treat you’re [...]