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Ennui: an Emotional State You’ve Experienced but Didn’t Know the Name for

By |2019-10-20T12:06:21+03:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Ennui (pronounced on-we) is a word we’ve stolen from the French language and literally translates to “Boredom” in English. While the translation is quite simple though, the meaning we’ve given it is much more complex. It describes a much deeper feeling than that of being bored. Moreover, you’ve probably felt it before even if you [...]

When Feeling Like a Failure, Remember These 8 Things

By |2019-10-03T15:01:03+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Have you been feeling like a failure lately? Well, there are several things you must remember. I must admit, sometimes I do feel this way. I think back on the past decisions I’ve made in the past and realize some of them were probably far from my best. The thing is, those things are done, [...]

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development and What Happens at Each One

By |2019-09-25T17:07:30+03:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development explain how our early experiences can influence our development and who we are destined to become. Erik Erikson was a German-American psychologist. Erikson focused on human development and is famous for developing the phrase ‘identity crisis’. His was one of the first theories to suggest we have different stages of [...]

6 Signs of a Fake Life You Could Be Living without Even Knowing

By |2019-09-19T14:09:48+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s nice to think you’re living your most authentic life, but that’s not always true. So many people live a fake life and miss out of the fullness of existence. An authentic life is the opposite of fake life, of course. When you live authentically, you live to your fullest potential, and you present yourself [...]

Do You Feel Disconnected from Reality? How to Stop Dissociation and Reconnect

By |2019-09-09T14:39:21+03:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you ever feel disconnected from reality? As if life is passing you by and you are just an observer. Like most of your living takes place in your head, not in the real world. You struggle to connect with people and enjoy life’s pleasures. All this just feels not good enough. In psychology, this [...]

6 Signs Your Busy Life Is Just a Distraction from a Lack of Purpose

By |2019-09-07T19:55:22+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I prefer a laid-back life, but unfortunately, that’s not the card I was dealt with. A busy life is usually my norm. What does this mean? You’re making me think harder this morning, making me dig deeper into what forms the “me” in my mind – my subconscious, whatever. You’re making me take a look [...]

Do You Feel Like Your Life Is a Joke? 5 Reasons for That and How to Cope

By |2019-08-28T22:57:39+03:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

No matter how optimistic we are, at some point, we may feel like life is a joke. After all, it’s pretty unfair sometimes. I go through life from day to day with an unclear picture in my head. For a while, I seem confident that I’m headed in the right direction, but then something happens [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2019-07-07T17:04:10+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]