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5 Reasons Why Being a Successful Student Doesn’t Equal Being Successful in Life

By |2020-03-20T23:18:00+03:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Being a successful student doesn't mean that you will also become successful in life. In fact, there are many examples that prove quite the contrary. “Go to college, get a degree, and pursue a career in your field – that is the real success!” Most students, both from high school and college, hear it all the [...]

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7 Things Chronic Worriers Wish They Could Stop Thinking So Much about

By |2018-09-20T14:27:53+03:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Worriers think too much about things they probably shouldn’t. I worry all the time, and it even causes insomnia and loss of appetite. Okay, I step into this topic with trepidation. Why? Because this topic about thinking too much makes me think even more - I mean worry, didn’t I say that? I can’t remember [...]

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6 Best Jobs for Shy People and Introverts

By |2020-06-05T14:46:05+03:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you an introvert and haven’t found the right career path yet? Take a look at this list of best jobs for shy people and introverts. There are millions of introverts in the world who try and find a career path that complements their interests. Even though introverts make up a large portion of the [...]

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7 Things You Should Finally Stop Pursuing

By |2020-07-29T19:50:37+03:00December 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Constantly pursuing goals such as high-status jobs, money, and the perfect partner can result in us never finding peace and happiness. It’s great to have goals and ambitions in life. However, we can sometimes get caught up in the ‘I’ll be happy when’ trap. We think we will be happy when we get the promotion, [...]

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6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By |2020-06-03T21:30:12+03:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

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5 Times You Know You Are Rebelling Against Modern Society (Even If It Doesn’t Feel This Way)

By |2020-07-18T17:34:14+03:00November 5th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

You may think that a person who has a quiet life and is not involved in any activist organization cannot be rebelling against society. But what if I told you that rebellion is not only about participating in activist campaigns and holding protest posters? In fact, there are more subtle – and no less effective [...]

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How Consumerism and Materialism of Modern Society Make Us Unhappy, Lonely and Unconfident

By |2018-12-13T13:41:15+03:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Research has associated consumerism and materialism with low self-esteem and the feelings of loneliness and unhappiness. A series of studies published in the journal, Motivation and Emotion showed that as people become more materialistic, their sense of wellbeing and purpose is reduced and if they become less materialistic, it rises. While materialism is good for [...]

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4 Things That Will Never Make You Happy Even If You Believe They Would

By |2018-12-16T13:14:42+03:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are four basic external factors that will never make you happy if you stay attached to them. They can only give you a fake sense of happiness. Another evening after work you find yourself thinking about the next big or small thing to make you happy. In our everyday life of paying for consumption [...]