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What Is Downshifting and Why More and More People Chose It

By |2020-04-04T18:07:20+03:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Modern life is getting busier and louder by the day. Pressure mounts and stress becomes the norm, and we just accept it. Some refuse to embrace the chaotic nature, though. Downshifters, those who practice downshifting, are saying no to the typical overwhelming nature of our day to day lives. Downshifting is a method by which [...]

  • how will coronavirus end scenarios

How Will Coronavirus End? Here Are 4 Possible Scenarios

By |2020-04-03T12:41:49+03:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It seems as if we’ve been dealing with coronavirus for years. However, three short months ago, no one had even heard of COVID-19. Now, terms such as self-isolate, flatten the curve and social distancing are all common parlance. But do we know how coronavirus will end? The Beginning, the Middle and the End of Coronavirus? [...]

  • what coronavirus pandemic teaches us

A Powerful Lesson Coronavirus Pandemic Teaches Our Society

By |2020-03-29T18:15:10+03:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Coronavirus pandemic is spreading at a terrifyingly threatening pace. Every single day, it counts dozens of thousands of new cases and a growing number of deaths worldwide. We still don’t have enough information about the novel virus COVID-19. But it seems that no one is safe. Coronavirus doesn’t make distinctions when it comes to a [...]

  • cognitive ease

What Is Cognitive Ease and How It Blocks Your Critical Thinking

By |2020-03-29T19:06:43+03:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Now before you start reading this article, I just want to promise you it is not a political piece. I am only using an event in recent British politics to highlight a way of thinking called cognitive ease. Last December, the Conservative Party won the General Election with a huge majority not seen since WWII. [...]

  • mass hysteria

How Mass Hysteria Is Making the Pandemic Worse & How to Cope

By |2020-03-28T12:50:41+03:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I like to think of myself as a fairly rational and calm person, but in the last few weeks, I have felt close to tears. Since the coronavirus has taken hold, I have seen mass hysteria on an unprecedented scale. Never before in my lifetime have I witnessed empty supermarket shelves, people walking around wearing [...]

  • george orwell 1984 quotes

5 George Orwell’s 1984 Quotes That Ring a Bell in Society Today

By |2020-03-24T14:53:09+03:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

The world hasn’t changed a great deal and yet, it has. George Orwell's 1984 quotes can still apply to the political and social norms of today. George Orwell, also known as Eric Author Blair, wrote his famous novel '1984' as a way of shedding light on totalitarianism, or total authoritarianism. He strove to oust the [...]

  • social distancing introvert

Social Distancing from an Introvert’s Point of View

By |2020-03-22T15:20:07+03:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’re living in strange and unprecedented times right now and it can all feel a little overwhelming. We’re (hopefully) all pulling our own weight and following the advice of professionals. Together with keeping up our hand washing and general cleanliness in public places, the whole world has been given one clear instruction – practice social [...]

  • Willful Ignorance Examples

What Is Willful Ignorance & 5 Examples of How It Works

By |2020-03-19T20:24:54+03:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Willful ignorance is built on the deliberate avoidance of evidence that doesn’t match one’s existing beliefs. This can be a defense mechanism as it allows us to create a world we feel safe in, akin to confirmation bias. However, it is also often apparent in behavior that is socially harmful. In this post, we will [...]