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Why Sad Things Make Us Happy, According to Psychology

By |2019-10-12T16:16:26+03:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Sad things, by nature, should make us sad, right? Sad songs, sad movies, sad pieces of art and sad television shows make us shed endless tears and feel that aching pit in our stomachs. And yet, we love them and couldn’t be without them. As it turns out, these sad things can even make us [...]

What Is Qi Energy, What Influences It and How to Balance It

By |2019-10-01T23:11:25+03:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Qi (pronounced chee) is, quite simply, energy. Qi refers to the vital energy that constantly circulates throughout your body. The concept of qi originates in China. The Chinese believe that everything has energy; animate and inanimate things. The food you eat, the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the earth you walk on. [...]

Study: What Your Spending Habits Reveal about Your Personality

By |2019-09-08T12:17:31+03:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What do you spend your money on? I don’t mean the essentials in life like food, bills and rent. I mean, what do you love to buy? Do you buy material things like books, clothes, music or jewellery? Or do you prefer to purchase experiences like holidays, theatre tickets or trips to the cinema or [...]

6 Signs Your Busy Life Is Just a Distraction from a Lack of Purpose

By |2019-09-07T19:55:22+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I prefer a laid-back life, but unfortunately, that’s not the card I was dealt with. A busy life is usually my norm. What does this mean? You’re making me think harder this morning, making me dig deeper into what forms the “me” in my mind – my subconscious, whatever. You’re making me take a look [...]

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 [...]

5 Signs You Have a Fixed Mindset and How You Can Challenge It

By |2019-08-04T15:20:06+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Is a success in life determined by your mindset? Some people can succeed despite having very difficult circumstances in their lives. Others seem to have trouble finding success even though they seem to have everything going for them. This comes down to a growth vs fixed mindset. Why do people have one or the other? [...]

How to Practice Modern Stoicism and Why It Will Make You Happier

By |2019-06-25T17:20:23+03:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just one glance at the internet and you’ll be deluged with posts promising to reveal the secrets of everlasting happiness. But actually, there is no mystery to being happy, and modern stoicism can show you why. The word stoic suggests a longsuffering, patient, tolerant person that bears their burden without complaint. However, to imply that [...]

10 Philosophical Quotes about Life That Reveal the Truths We Often Neglect

By |2019-06-04T18:19:52+03:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

It is all too easy to focus on the wrong things, but these philosophical quotes will remind you of what is truly important in life. Philosophy offers a lot to the world. More than anything, it gives us insights into what is really important in life. Work, money and other responsibilities distract us from the [...]