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6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By | 2018-05-20T21:50:34+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

How to Overcome Social Anxiety by Asking Yourself This One Silly Question

By | 2018-05-17T20:32:23+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know how to overcome social anxiety, you’ve probably already read tons of articles on the subject. There are many techniques for dealing with social anxiety, but they don’t work for everyone. Some are too complex, others are too challenging, such as forcing yourself to talk to strangers. Today, I will show [...]

5 Common Sense Questions to Ask Yourself to Stop Overthinking and Ruminating

By | 2018-05-14T23:35:36+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Many hours can be wasted overthinking things. This is part of having an anxious mind which never seems to shut off. Sometimes asking the right common sense questions is the only way to find peace. If you have anxiety, then you understand about overthinking. You know how negative thoughts can take over your entire day. [...]

Types and Causes of OCD: Why This Disorder Is Not All about Washing Your Hands

By | 2018-05-05T00:01:38+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Mention a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to anyone and their first response is likely to include an obsession with cleaning and washing hands. Whilst this is one element in the disorder, there are in fact, many types and causes of OCD. And some might surprise you. Here are five types and causes of OCD: [...]

7 Great Hobbies That Are Scientifically Proven to Reduce Anxiety and Depression

By | 2018-05-02T17:21:56+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Having some great hobbies is a very important part of a balanced life. They give us an opportunity to do something just for ourselves and they can help us recharge after a busy day or week. Hobbies can also be relaxing and relieve depression and anxiety. Here are 10 great hobbies that can help [...]

5 Effects of Bullying That Last Long into Adulthood (and How to Stop It)

By | 2018-04-28T18:35:43+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do the effects of bullying in childhood reach into adulthood? One of my first memories of school is a scene where a crowd of children are throwing stones at a girl behind the playing fields. I wasn’t part of the crowd, but as they walked away, the girl looked at me. I had a choice, join [...]

How to Help Someone with Anxiety Deal with Their Fears and Feel Better

By | 2018-04-21T23:42:10+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to learn how to help someone with anxiety, you have to learn patience first. The fears of anxiety are crippling and aren’t so easy to eliminate. I think one of the worst mental disabilities is the anxiety disorder. Of course, that’s just my opinion, considering I suffer from this disorder every day. [...]

7 Side Effects of an Above Average IQ Backed by Scientific Studies

By | 2018-04-12T16:02:53+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having an above average IQ obviously has many benefits. However, there are some less positive side effects. Read on to find out the drawbacks of having a high IQ. Having an above average IQ gives you many opportunities in life. However, it doesn't guarantee success and happiness. Understanding the drawbacks of having an above average [...]