4 Ways Introspection Helps You Reconnect with Your True Self

Introspection has many benefits that help us live a healthy and happy life. As human beings, we have a concoction of feelings and emotions ranging from happiness and anger to melancholy and frustration. Sometimes, we disconnect from our inner self and get lost in the chaos and intricacies of life.…

Piano Players Have Unique and Beautiful Brains – Here Is Why

Piano players are aliens. They are set apart with brains which operate in a whole other way. I’m not saying they’re geniuses or freaks. They're just unique. I guess I’m getting a little egotistical writing this because I play the piano. I’ve practiced this instrument from childhood, and I hated…

5 Ways Geniuses Think Differently from Everyone Else

Geniuses may have more gray matter than the rest of us. However, what really makes geniuses different from the average person is not so much what they think, but the way they think. By following the thinking strategies of the greatest minds, we too could have moments of creative inspiration.…

Lazy People Have One Mental Advantage, Studies Show

Are you one of those lazy people? Well, then you probably have a mental advantage over your active peers! Personally, I’m quite a lazy person. Sort-of. I like being productive and getting things done, but I also like the tasks that allow me to stay in my pyjamas in bed…

10 Traits of Genuinely Smart People (That Have Nothing to Do With Intelligence)

Not so long ago, researchers discovered that smartness does not equal intelligence. Intelligence is systematically measurable and defined as an ability to acquire new knowledge and skills and to use them. On the other hand, smartness is a collection of often counter-intuitive traits that help you reach your goals through…

What Is Directed Meditation and How It Can Alter Your Personality

We all know that meditation has a calming effect, but can it really change someone as a person? Let's talk about directed meditation and its personality-altering effects. Before we discuss what directed meditation is and what its benefits are, let me talk about the results of one study. In the Journal of…