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

By |2020-03-21T14:21:40+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 [...]

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4 Child Development Stages According to Jean Piaget’s Theory

By |2020-04-22T18:33:12+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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

  • color perception science

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 [...]

  • William Shakespeare Quotes

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

By |2019-09-29T01:02:17+03:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: 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 quotes by William Shakespeare to this day? One thing that makes [...]

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3 Ways Journal Writing Benefits Your Mental Health and Personal Growth

By |2019-08-09T17:41:20+03:00March 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 [...]

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15 Interesting Words That Could Change the Way You Think

By |2018-09-11T17:15:02+03:00January 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 [...]