The Origin of Halloween and Its Forgotten Ancient Roots

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, candy, and decorations, but, do we really know anything about this holiday's origin? The history of the beginning of Halloween is debated among many people, groups and spiritualists. So, you might say that Halloween has more than one origin. The historical origins are usually considered the absolute…

14 Origins of Phrases You Probably Use Every Day but Had No Idea about

Have you ever walked into a tiny room and thought ‘I couldn’t swing a cat in here?’ Have you ever ‘rubbed someone up the wrong way?’ These are examples of phrases we use all the time, but do you know their origins? I love words. I love metaphors, words that…

7 Less Known Greek Philosophers Whose Teachings Are Still Relevant Today

Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are the most well-known Greek philosophers. They are also the most widely taught and most popular. Not many would dispute this. However, there are many other ancient Greek philosophers who can serve as much value to us in their teachings. There are others who came before…

Famous Psychics Known to Humanity throughout the Centuries

Throughout history, there have been incredible prophets and famous psychics who truly became eminent with their predictions and their awe-inspiring ability to identify hidden information. Daniel (of the Bible), the mystic Nostradamus, and Edgar Cayce are three well-known personalities who are distinguished by their ability to see the future. These…

The True Meaning of Christmas You May Have Never Considered

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Before you argue for Christianity, let’s consider a deeper spiritual meaning of this holiday. Christmas is perhaps the most popular holiday during each year. Millions of dollars are spent on gifts and food to celebrate the 25th of December. It seems that Christmas…

Top 5 Famous People with Schizophrenia in Literature, Science and Art

Throughout history, famous people with schizophrenia have received recognition and praise for their unique accomplishments and careers. Yet, we rarely hear about their struggles with this mental illness as it's a topic the media does not cover often. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder affecting approximately 1 percent of the…