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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 [...]

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 [...]

8 Important Plato Quotes and What We Can Learn from Them Today

By |2019-05-25T11:59:08+03:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

The following Plato Quotes are profound, important and representative of his philosophy as a whole. However, before we examine these quotes, let’s take a look at who Plato was and what his philosophy amounts to. Who Was Plato? Plato (428/427 BC or 424/424 – 348/347BC) was born and died in Ancient Greece. He is one [...]

What Is Existential Intelligence and 10 Signs Yours Is Above Average

By |2019-05-09T19:14:16+03:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Existential intelligence is the ability to think philosophically and use your intuition. The following signs indicate that yours might be above average. If you have high existential intelligence, you probably don't spend much time thinking about shopping or celebrities. Instead, you think about the big questions of life - a lot! Many people are happy [...]

25 Profound Little Prince Quotes Every Deep Thinker Will Appreciate

By |2019-05-06T18:23:58+03:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is a children's story with some very profound meanings and some quotes that will really make you think. I have to admit that I never read the Little Prince as a child. I think I wouldn't have known what to make of it if I did. Even reading [...]

25 Aesthetic Words Every Book Lover Will Appreciate

By |2019-04-27T21:49:06+03:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The English language is full of beautiful sounding words that are a delight to hear. How many of these aesthetic words do you know? Some of the most beautiful words in the English language conjure up a sense of something magical. Finding the perfect aesthetic words for a sensation or feeling is a joy. Sometimes [...]