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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 [...]

7 William Shakespeare Quotes That Are Still Relevant in Today’s Society

By |2018-09-06T00:26:39+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare was born 450 years ago, but many of his works are still relevant today. In fact, we use the words he coined and the phrases he invented all the time. So what makes his works so relevant, and what can we learn from William Shakespeare quotes to this day? One thing that makes Shakespeare's [...]

3 Ways Journal Writing Benefits Your Mental Health and Personal Growth

By |2018-09-18T23:54:00+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Journal writing can be more beneficial to mental health and personal development than you realize. This article looks at the ways how keeping a journal can change your life for the better. In this modern world, it can be very hard not to lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of a working week. You [...]

15 Interesting Words That Could Change the Way You Think

By |2018-09-11T17:15:02+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Language lets us communicate with each other and share our ideas. Some linguists even suggest that language shapes our knowledge and thought. So, expanding or vocabulary by learning new, interesting words can help us communicate better and have more ideas. The average English speaking knows around 12,000 -25,000 words, yet the Oxford English Dictionary contains [...]

20 Sophisticated Words to Use Instead of Swearing

By |2018-09-11T19:33:54+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Fed up with tired old swear words? Try dipping into the past to discover some curses that sound like sophisticated words but are actually very insulting. Let’s face it most swear words are overused and boring. We rely on sad metaphors for sex and going to the toilet when we want to insult someone. Yet, [...]

5 Psychological Theories That Will Change Your Life

By |2018-09-14T21:43:50+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Psychological theories give us insight into our behavior and provide answers as to why we do the things we do. Some of those could even change your life. As human beings, we love to talk and learn about ourselves, ever striving to delve deeper into what motivates us. Sometimes, however, the answers the psychological theories [...]

10 Signs of Low Self-Esteem That Show up in Your Speech

By |2018-09-18T23:10:47+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some signs of low self-esteem that show up in the choice of words and phrases you may be using on a regular basis. Anyone that has an interest in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) will know that the words and phrases we use have an important effect, not only on ourselves but the people around [...]

How to Use NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) to Reprogram Your Mind

By |2018-09-20T23:04:58+00:00February 26th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) offers some great techniques for reprogram your mind and change your life. Language is the primary distinguishing factor between human beings and animals. While animals communicate, language goes beyond mere communication because it allows for the expression of abstract ideas. A dog can express danger with a growl, but it cannot discuss [...]