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Meaning of Metaphors: How We Use Them to Influence Language and Behaviour

By |2019-10-05T13:32:02+03:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metaphors enrich our language and allow us to make a deeper contextual connection. But did you know that metaphors and their hidden meaning can also influence language and behaviour? So what is the meaning of metaphors? Metaphors are imaginative ways of describing something with the same characteristics but in a different way. A metaphor is [...]

Name Meanings: Can Your Name Reveal Your Personality?

By |2018-12-23T11:06:43+03:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We know how powerful language can be, but what about our names? Just how important are name meanings? Can they reveal anything about our identities? Our names are an important part of our identity. It's one of the first things people notice about us. Whether we like it or not, our name is a huge [...]

8 Sanskrit Words That Give a New Meaning to Ordinary Concepts

By |2018-12-08T12:30:56+03:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Sanskrit words represent the secret language of Yoga. This language transforms how you think about day to day concepts. The guiding principles of life could only be best understood with the use of Sanskrit words. Sanskrit, the original language of Hinduism, was first used as early as 1696. In modern times, this language is used [...]

The Power of Language: How It Creates Your Reality and How to Use It Wisely

By |2019-10-05T14:21:03+03:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Words do matter. The power of language most of us are unaware of literally shapes our reality. Now, the trick is to learn how to use it to your advantage. Before we discuss the power of language, let me cite an insightful quote. Betty Eadie, the author of the international bestsellers, once wrote, “If we [...]

4 Child Development Stages According to Jean Piaget’s Theory

By |2019-10-03T21:26:55+03:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Jean Piaget's theory is a great way to understand the different stages of child development. The author of this theory was Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist known as "the great pioneer of the constructivist theory of knowing". Along with Piaget's theory on child cognitive development, we shall look at the physical changes in children through [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+03:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]

How the Signs of Depression Show in Your Speech and Word Choice

By |2018-09-18T22:42:53+03:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The physical signs of depression can be painfully obvious, but do they show up in your speech and choice of words? Did you know that suicide is the second highest cause of death among 10 to 24 year-olds in the US in 2016? This shocking statistic alone shows how important it is to recognise the [...]

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

By |2018-09-16T16:03:39+03:00September 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 [...]