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Perception Is Reality and Science Has Proven It: 3 Thought-Provoking Studies

By |2018-11-12T21:47:56+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Guess what? There’s some science to prove that perception is reality. We’ve all heard how positive thinking can make us feel better. But, why? Perceptions are just that – they aren’t ‘real’ concepts. Whilst they may make us feel good, as humans we often seek reality to ground us. Is there really any science behind [...]

What Is Confirmation Bias and 3 Signs Your Decisions Are Affected by It

By |2018-11-11T20:00:08+00:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Confirmation bias. Is it just wishful thinking? What would you think if a friend stopped returning your calls? Would you think they were ignoring you? Would you think it was something you said, maybe something you did? Could it just be your own confirmation bias coming into play? Are you suffering from confirmation bias? What [...]

Philosophy of Mind and 3 of Its Most Puzzling & Mind-Blowing Thought Experiments

By |2018-11-05T09:08:32+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Philosophy of Mind is the study of the relation between the mind and the body. As one of the oldest branches of philosophy, the Philosophy of Mind examines questions such as the nature of emotion, perception, memory, identity and death. The doctrine studies how we connect to the world around us. It attempts to answer [...]

Jung’s Collective Unconscious and How It Explains Phobias and Irrational Fears

By |2018-09-26T18:30:05+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ever wondered how your collective unconscious can affect your everyday behaviour? Are you afraid of snakes but never actually seen one? You’re not alone. In fact, it seems the inner psyche has been the topic of study for many scientists - but one, in particular, stands out to this day. Behavioural scientist and psychologist Carl [...]

How Aristotle’s Philosophy Shaped the World We Live in Today

By |2018-09-19T23:00:18+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Probably one of the most famous of all philosophers, everyone has read something of Aristotle's philosophy. Mentioned more times than any other philosopher and he seems to be the founder of just about everything. Yet, in 2018, how can we attribute all of our knowledge to the wisdom of just one man? What can Aristotle's [...]

How to Learn to Go with the Flow When Everything Goes Wrong

By |2018-10-12T22:39:45+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Life has a habit of getting on top of us. We are all trying to balance jobs with family and social commitments, so when something goes wrong, you need to know when to go with the flow. However, despite best intentions, having a more relaxed attitude to something just doesn’t come easy to some of us. [...]

Jungian Psychology and Its Little-Known Connection with Synchronicity

By |2018-10-08T18:42:01+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you think it’s important to pay attention to things like coincidences? If so, you might just be interested in Jungian psychology. For instance, have you thought about calling someone you haven’t spoken to for ages? And then suddenly they call you out of the blue? Have you remembered a relative you haven't seen for [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2018-09-27T15:02:45+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]