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6 Classical Fairy Tales and the Profound Life Lessons Behind Them

By |2019-01-02T22:42:24+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The most interesting thing about classical fairy tales is not the magic of make-believe. Rather, it’s the life lessons learned from the stories. I grew up enjoying classical fairy tales. I sat at my grandmother’s side conjuring images of the characters as the story played out, I was mesmerized by stories of love and adventure. [...]

Generations of Bored Kids: Why Today’s Children Struggle to Have Fun

By |2018-12-10T21:59:21+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the past, there were not so many bored kids. Children were able to create fun and not depend on the fun to be catered to them. I am a child of the 70s, and for me, fun was utilizing my imagination. Although I did go through troubles and trauma, I found moments of goodness [...]

What Is Self-Actualization and How to Know If You Are Reaching It

By |2018-12-02T19:04:05+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Anyone interested in the psychology of personality couldn’t have helped but notice a new buzzword recently – self-actualization. Self-actualization is the final goal of Albert Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It is the realization of ones’ potential in the world. However, it can only be achieved once all other needs are fulfilled. Maslow's hierarchy is typically [...]

The True Meaning of Christmas You May Have Never Considered

By |2018-12-11T22:47:46+00:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

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 has either become a materialistic [...]

3 Christmas Stories for Kids and Adults That Have a Deep Hidden Meaning

By |2018-12-11T22:48:34+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

The messages behind popular Christmas stories for kids are what really gives the Christmas its festivity. As a kid, I loved Christmas films. They were a staple Christmas tradition in my family. As I got older, I realized they were teaching me valuable lessons. These are some of my favorite of all the Christmas stories [...]

What Do Dreams about Going Back to School Mean and Reveal about Your Life?

By |2018-12-19T15:54:57+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There’s this dream I have where I’ve gone back to school to sit an exam, but I haven’t revised for it. If you’ve ever had a similar dream, trust me, you’re not alone. Going back to school dreams rank in the top five highest of our most common dreams. The top five most common dreams [...]

6 Interesting Conspiracy Theories about Life That Will Blow Your Mind

By |2018-12-17T16:27:18+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Just when you thought everything was cut and dry, conspiracy theories about life come along. Suddenly, everything you thought was true is questionable. Many years after the tragedy of September 11 and the World Trade Center, conspiracy theories claim it was all a hoax. Conspiracy theories about life like this one can really make you [...]

5 Science-Backed Memory Hacks That Will Help You Remember Anything

By |2018-12-15T21:22:23+00:00December 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s been a long time since I had to study for an exam. But can science improve the way we study? A recent study suggests that by using certain memory hacks, we can remember more. We have all at some time had to study for an important exam. So it is fair to say that [...]