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8 Albert Einstein Quotes That Offer Profound Insights about Life

By |2018-09-15T16:19:38+00:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Many Albert Einstein quotes show that this remarkable genius had important things to say, not only about science and mathematics but also humanity. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany, on March 14, 1879. He changed the field of physics forever with his special and general theories of relativity, which revolutionized the scientific understanding of everything [...]

Cognitive Dissonance: How Do We Recognize and Overcome It?

By |2018-09-15T13:52:12+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

People tend to seek consistency in their beliefs and perceptions. Cognitive dissonance is what happens when new information contradicts an existing belief. What is cognitive dissonance? A dictionary definition of cognitive dissonance is ‘anxiety that results from simultaneously holding contradictory or otherwise incompatible attitudes, beliefs, or the like, as when one likes a person but [...]

Brainwashing: Signs That You Are Being Brainwashed (Without Even Realizing It)

By |2018-09-06T18:49:03+00:00April 8th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Hear the term brainwashing and you might think of government agents ‘turning’ unwilling spies against their own countries, or cult leaders using mind control to manipulate their followers. You might even go so far as to think of the term brainwashing in relation to propaganda spread during the First and Second World Wars, in order [...]

People with Atheist Beliefs and Liberal Views Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives, Study Finds

By |2018-09-21T14:23:37+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Could people with atheist beliefs be more intelligent than religious people? Let's see what science has to say. In the last ten years, there have been several studies that suggest people with atheist beliefs and a more liberal outlook tend to score higher on IQ tests. Whilst there is data to support this theory, it [...]

What Are the Four Agreements and How They Can Change Your Life Forever

By |2018-09-22T00:40:32+00:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

In the best-selling book The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz gives four principles to practice in order to create love, happiness, and peace in your life. What are the four agreements? Living by these simple yet powerful agreements can be one of the most challenging but also life-changing things you will ever do. So, what [...]

How to Get Your Wishes Fulfilled Using the Law of Attraction

By |2018-09-12T00:07:16+00:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you want to get your wishes fulfilled? If you stretch your awareness a little bit, you will realize that the world around you is a clear manifestation of your own desires, thoughts, perceptions, feelings and emotions. You may call it destiny or karma, but you have always received what you really wanted. Remember the [...]

The Science of Changing Your Nasty Behaviors – Once and For All

By |2017-01-13T21:52:15+00:00May 14th, 2014|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~Aristotle As human beings we are creatures of habit — As Aristotle exclaimed, we are, what we repeatedly do. But what happens when what we do over and over again, turns into a perpetual nightmare and we get stuck in [...]