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Why Do We Find Vulnerable People Attractive, According to Psychology?

By |2019-08-12T18:34:35+03:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is it about vulnerable people that draws us in and makes us want to comfort and protect them? Moreover, why are they attractive to us? In the past, those that showed their vulnerability were mocked and shunned for being weak. These days, you only have to spill your guts and we gravitate around. We [...]

Is There a Link between Physical Appearance and Personality?

By |2019-07-25T13:56:15+03:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Can you tell a person’s personality just from their appearance? Some experts believe it is possible. I attended a strict all-girls school in my teens and even then you could tell who the introverts and extroverts were, just by observation. The introverts were quiet, with closed-off body language and kept themselves to themselves. On the [...]

What Is the Halo Effect and 5 Ways It Distorts Your Perception of Others

By |2019-04-15T14:35:59+03:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever thought you could tell what a person was like just from a superficial impression of them? You might have been under the influence of the halo effect. This term refers to a tendency of people to make global evaluations of people they don’t know based on specific perceived characteristics. There are several [...]

7 Wise Audrey Hepburn Quotes That Will Inspire and Motivate You

By |2019-10-06T00:10:31+03:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Audrey Hepburn's quotes are not seen nearly enough. We’re all used to thinking of her as the wonderful film star who breathed life into films such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Sabrina (a personal favourite, I have to say). But she was a smart woman on top of that and left us many pearls of [...]

36 Beautiful Words for Ugly, Embarrassing, Sad or Unpleasant Things

By |2019-10-14T21:25:35+03:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to language, it is strange that some beautiful words have meanings that are... well... a bit ugly. Read on to find some words that sound very beautiful but stand for ugly, embarrassing, sad or unpleasant things that you might just like to [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By |2019-01-25T23:16:26+03:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

Boys Don’t Cry and 10 More Ridiculous Society’s Lies You Should Finally Stop Believing

By |2018-09-19T16:42:01+03:00July 1st, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever heard the saying, boys don’t cry? Well, it’s just another one of society's standards that don’t mean squat. I remember my father reprimanding my big brother after he got hurt. My father gave him a scolding and when tears came to his eyes, my father said, boys don’t cry.” Yes, he was a [...]

7 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Usual Things Around You

By |2019-02-19T22:45:22+03:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

The universe is made up of so many amazing things that we will never know. Let's learn some fun facts about quite ordinary things. Do you have the feeling that your life is more boring that it should be? Perhaps you have always imagined doing amazing things in a different way. It may seem that [...]