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Jungian Psychology and Its Little-Known Connection with Synchronicity

By |2018-10-08T18:42:01+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you think it’s important to pay attention to things like coincidences? If so, you might just be interested in Jungian psychology. For instance, have you thought about calling someone you haven’t spoken to for ages? And then suddenly they call you out of the blue? Have you remembered a relative you haven't seen for [...]

What Is an Attribution Bias and How It Secretly Distorts Your Thinking

By |2018-09-29T23:48:00+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Even the most logical of us are influenced by attribution bias. Here are a few of the ways it can distort your thinking – even if you don’t realise it yourself! But first, what exactly is attribution bias? While we might all like to believe that we have a logical train of thought. However, the [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2018-09-27T15:02:45+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]

6 Signs You Are Experiencing the Dark Night of the Soul (and Why It’s a Good Thing)

By |2018-09-25T14:21:43+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Oh, the dark night of the soul, what a perplexing and nourishing state of total agony. Nothing is better than a deep dose of despair. Let’s learn why. As I child, I encountered my first dark night of the soul. Of course, I wasn’t familiar with this state of being, and enduring this state set [...]

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

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

How the Fear of Death Shapes Our Behaviors and Choices during Life

By |2018-09-06T13:42:05+00:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How would you live the rest of your life if you knew the exact time, date and method of your death? Would your fear of death shape your future behaviour? Experts think it would. Every single one of us knows that we are going to die. For most people, it stays at the back of [...]

Personality Change and 5 Things That May Cause It, According to Science

By |2018-09-05T22:57:00+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Once we reach a certain age, our identities are fixed and stable. I mean, there can’t be that many things that can cause a personality change, surely? Experts are challenging this train of thought. They now believe that a number of things can cause a personality change. For example, it is possible to alter [...]

Beck’s Cognitive Triad and How It Can Help You Heal the Root of Depression

By |2018-09-17T14:58:21+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Beck's cognitive triad is one of the most influential theories to determine the root cause of depressive disorders and offer the ways to cope with them. Before we discuss Beck's cognitive triad, we should mention that depression is one of the most common emotional disorders. That’s why substantial efforts have been made to determine its [...]