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How to Retain Information More Easily with These 5 Strategies

By |2019-05-06T16:43:39+03:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you ever feel like you’re expected to keep track of too much information? That there’s more going on in your life and the world around you than you can possibly remember? If so you’re not alone. The truth is most people are overwhelmed with the amount of information thrown at them on a daily [...]

What Your Favourite Books Reveal about Your Personality, According to Science

By |2019-03-17T16:11:48+03:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Can you tell someone’s personality simply by their favourite books? Research suggests you can. To understand why this is possible we have to look at the reasons for reading in the first place. Entertainment satisfies a psychological need in our lives. This includes reading. We gravitate to content that piques our interest and reinforces our [...]

Generations of Bored Kids: Why Today’s Children Struggle to Have Fun

By |2019-03-17T16:12:09+03:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the past, there were not so many bored kids. Children were able to create fun and not depend on the fun to be catered to them. I am a child of the 70s, and for me, fun was utilizing my imagination. Although I did go through troubles and trauma, I found moments of goodness [...]

8 Things to Do When You Are Bored That Are Also Good for Your Brain

By |2019-03-17T16:12:53+03:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Life can become mundane. That’s why it’s so important to learn things to do when you are bored. They can be fun and stimulate your mind. Day to day life can eventually become boring. Even though we have responsibilities that keep us busy, the downtime can leave searching for something enjoyable to do. Not only [...]

5 Superpowers Avid Readers Have, According to Scientific Studies

By |2019-03-17T16:14:06+03:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Reading is pretty cool. It can provide us with an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday lives. It can also educate us and teach us new experiences. But, there are many studies which show avid readers can develop their personalities – some would say into superpowers! What are the benefits of being an avid reader? [...]

What Is Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence and 6 Ways to Develop It

By |2018-09-05T23:14:52+03:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Verbal-linguistic intelligence is the ability to effectively understand and use language. Here are six great ways to improve your verbal-linguistic intelligence. Verbal-linguistic intelligence is one of Howard Gardner's Nine multiple intelligences. It concerns the ability to understand and use spoken and written language effectively. Writers, poets, lawyers, politicians and speakers are among those that Gardner sees [...]

12 Best Mystery Books That Will Keep You Guessing Until the Last Page

By |2019-03-17T16:10:44+03:00March 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

If you love a book that keeps you guessing right up to the last page, then check out this list of some of the best mystery books ever written. The mystery novel has a long history. Mystery writers have been chilling our spines and challenging our minds for hundreds of years. It’s a genre that [...]

10 Fun Hobbies Which Are Perfect for Introverts

By |2019-03-17T20:58:50+03:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

As introverts, we gain access to a pretty exclusive club. Let’s talk about some fun hobbies that are perfect for introverts. Card-carrying introverts of the past and present include Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, J.K. Rowling, and Al Gore, to name a few. In fact, introverts make up about half of the population, though sometimes it [...]