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Perception Is Reality and Science Has Proven It: 3 Thought-Provoking Studies

By |2018-11-12T21:47:56+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Guess what? There’s some science to prove that perception is reality. We’ve all heard how positive thinking can make us feel better. But, why? Perceptions are just that – they aren’t ‘real’ concepts. Whilst they may make us feel good, as humans we often seek reality to ground us. Is there really any science behind [...]

What Is Confirmation Bias and 3 Signs Your Decisions Are Affected by It

By |2018-11-11T20:00:08+00:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Confirmation bias. Is it just wishful thinking? What would you think if a friend stopped returning your calls? Would you think they were ignoring you? Would you think it was something you said, maybe something you did? Could it just be your own confirmation bias coming into play? Are you suffering from confirmation bias? What [...]

9 Signs You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

By |2018-09-19T23:49:03+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Guess what! Although it may be hard to believe, you are stronger than you think. Maybe you’ve noticed this fact while going through troubling times. I thought I’d have it easy now, seeing as though I’ve lived a traumatic life. To my surprise, the difficulties keep coming. Apparently, I had more energy than I ever [...]

How to Learn to Go with the Flow When Everything Goes Wrong

By |2018-10-12T22:39:45+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Life has a habit of getting on top of us. We are all trying to balance jobs with family and social commitments, so when something goes wrong, you need to know when to go with the flow. However, despite best intentions, having a more relaxed attitude to something just doesn’t come easy to some of us. [...]

Nietzsche Philosophy: 6 Misunderstood Ideas That Will Make You Think

By |2018-10-07T13:15:53+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nietzsche philosophy is one of the most thought-provoking areas of philosophy, yet also the most misunderstood. When reading Nietzsche philosophy, we must fully understand it before we can take away what he intended. Nietzsche philosophy is complex on its first read. His language does not mean what you would typically expect, making his meaning difficult to [...]

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 [...]

How to Deal with Negative Comments about Your Work and Turn Them into Motivation

By |2018-09-17T14:52:16+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’ve all been there. You’ve spent ages planning and executing a project, only for someone to tell you about a minute detail you’ve missed. Or they tell you ways they would do it differently. But, you can turn negative comments into a learning and development experience. Here's how. Negative comments: the first bite Quite often, our [...]

Six Thinking Hats Theory and How to Apply It to Problem-Solving

By |2018-09-05T23:08:47+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Critical thinking is used to solve problems. The six thinking hats theory looks at these same problems from all angles, thus making a better decision. Everyone has instincts, with some taking a positive approach to problem-solving while others are more acquainted with a critical standpoint. Both ways of making decisions are useful. Both also have [...]