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The Dangers of Getting Lost in Thought and How to Find Your Way Out

By |2019-03-19T20:24:53+02:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Why do we become lost in thought? We can find ourselves lost in thought at any point during the day. You may be at work, sat in a lecture, on a train or lying in bed waiting to go to sleep. In fact, 50% of your day can be spent lost in thought, wandering through [...]

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

By |2019-03-14T14:18:28+02:00March 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 [...]

5 Amazing CBD Effects on the Brain You Probably Didn’t Know about

By |2019-02-26T14:07:22+02:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

While THC used to be all the rage, both scientists and consumers worldwide have become extremely intrigued by CBD effects on the brain and the body for a number of great reasons. For instance, CBD’s side effects are not nearly as worrying as THC’s. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves and talk about CBD [...]

9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-03-24T19:10:37+02:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? A [...]

How to Overcome Fear and Phobias with These 10 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2019-02-08T19:52:31+02:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

This article on how to overcome fear will be helpful for everybody because everyone is afraid of something. Fear is a natural response that protects us from danger as well as other threatening circumstances we can encounter in our lives. However, sometimes this natural reaction goes a bit crazy and this can cause a certain [...]

10 Signs of Unhealthy Codependent Behavior and How to Change It

By |2019-01-28T15:00:04+02:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s possible that, unknowingly, you have fallen into the trap of codependent behavior. Codependent behavior is a harmful type of behavior that is also known as addiction to relationships - even if the relationship is toxic or violent. Let's take Prisca for example. Prisca grew up in a home where her mother was physically and [...]

7 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2019-01-25T23:30:10+02:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

Why Avoidance Behavior Is Not a Solution for Your Anxiety and How to Stop It

By |2018-11-18T22:39:50+02:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you’re using avoidance behavior to stop anxious feelings, then think again. This type of action can actually make anxiety worse in the long run. I will have to say that I think of myself as the queen of avoidance behavior. I even pride myself on avoiding social situations at all costs in favor of [...]