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The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By | 2018-06-24T17:53:59+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

6 Signs of Insecurity Which Show That You Don’t Know Who You Are

By | 2018-05-19T18:52:10+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Insecurity can show up in many ways, including arrogance or low self-esteem, to name just two. Ultimately, insecurity comes from the ego and shows that you do not accept yourself the way you are. The following signs of insecurity indicate that you should get to know and love yourself better. Insecurity comes from our fear of 'not [...]

9 Paulo Coelho Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

By | 2018-05-18T18:26:12+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

The quotes of Paulo Coelho are profound and inspiring. In a few words, Coelho manages to get to the heart of what we need as humans to thrive. Following the advice of the following Paulo Coelho quotes could profoundly change your life. Before we talk about Paulo Coelho quotes, let's have a brief look at [...]

5 Reasons Why Children’s Mental Health and Brain Development Are Failing in Today’s Society

By | 2018-05-17T17:40:10+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does our modern lifestyle help or hinder children’s mental health? There are some people that believe it definitely hinders and can actually affect brain development. So it is true that children's mental health is failing in today’s society, especially when they have so much more to hand than previous generations? I remember being told to [...]

7 William Shakespeare Quotes That Are Still Relevant in Today’s Society

By | 2018-05-28T18:20:23+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare was born 450 years ago, but many of his works are still relevant today. In fact, we use the words he coined and the phrases he invented all the time. So what makes his works so relevant, and what can we learn from William Shakespeare quotes to this day? One thing that makes Shakespeare's [...]

Why There Is Evil in the World Today and Why There Will Always Be

By | 2018-05-23T14:23:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself why there is evil in the world? The concepts of good and evil are only subjective sensations, the result of comparative judgments and free choice of each person. Before we talk about evil in the world today, let’s discuss how different philosophers in history understood the concept of evil. What [...]

6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By | 2018-05-20T21:50:34+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? 6 Possible Explanations

By | 2018-05-19T19:56:02+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself, Why do bad things happen to good people? I remember struggling with this question for many years. I may now be able to shed some light on the subject. Why do bad things happen to good people? As I pondered this question during my lifetime, I would always fall short [...]