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Gaia Hypothesis: Are All Living Beings on Earth Interconnected?

By |2018-11-27T22:31:59+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Earth, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The Gaia hypothesis, or Gaia theory, is a hypothesis suggesting that everything which lives on Gaia interacts with their surroundings to form a symbiotic circle, where everything affects each other to continue the lifecycle of planet Earth. The Gaia hypothesis was first developed by a man called James Lovelock, helped by a microbiologist called Lynn [...]

The Science of Color Perception: 3 Things That Influence the Way We See Colors

By |2018-09-16T16:03:39+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is there such a thing as color perception? Surely, we all see colors in the same way? I mean, the mechanics of our eyes are the same, and the way our brains process color is the same. So, unless there is a physical reason for us to process color differently, color perception should be universal [...]

5 Cultural Differences between East and West in Thinking and Perception

By |2018-09-12T22:14:48+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Now more of us travelling abroad, it’s fascinating to discover what cultural differences there are, particularly between East and West. From education, the workplace, to relationships and families, in many of these examples the cultural differences are pretty wide-ranging. Most of the cultural differences centre around two concepts: Individualism – favours the individual as an [...]

What Is a Shadow Self and Why It’s Important to Embrace It

By |2018-09-05T14:10:54+00:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carl Jung was the first psychiatrist to propose the theory that our minds are split into two very different archetypes: the persona and the shadow self. The persona is derived from a Latin word that means ‘mask’ and it means the person we present to the world, the person we want the world to think [...]

5 Lessons the Fall Season Teaches Us about Life

By |2018-09-19T13:07:00+00:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The fall season is a special time of the year. No other season teaches us so many profound lessons about life. There are not so many of us who see the beauty in rainy days and gloomy skies. Most people link the coming of the fall season with negative things like low moods, runny nose [...]

7 Places of Power around the World Where You Can Access the Energy of Nature

By |2018-11-23T23:26:50+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Earth, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many stunning places in the world, but there are a few places of power that can tap into your mind and soul, giving you energy beyond anything you have ever felt before. Many people seek their spirituality in nature. All across this beautiful planet, there are some places of power that have [...]

Here Is How Moving to Another State Affects Your Personality, According to a Recent Study

By |2018-09-19T16:30:32+00:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

When you are looking to buy a new house and thinking of moving to another state, most of us try to imagine what it would be like living there. Does it feel right, can we picture ourselves living our daily lives in it? When we walk in do we know straight away whether we can [...]

10 Ways You Can Become a Better You Than You Were Yesterday

By |2018-09-19T16:39:31+00:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Changing ourselves is often the most difficult task we can face in life. How to become a better you? Believe it or not, everyone has gone through that phase where nothing made sense anymore and they forced themselves to become different, to become better. Change from within doesn’t come overnight, and it takes a lot [...]