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DISC Personality Types: Which One Better Describes You?

By |2019-03-26T14:59:44+02:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are interested in personality tests, you may have come across the DISC Personality Types. But what are they and which one best describes you? The DISC Personality Types differ slightly from other personality tests. This is because they focus on human emotions and behaviour when categorising, rather than character traits. The four human [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+02:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]

4 Simple Confucian Principles That Could Profoundly Change Our Society

By |2019-03-22T17:43:27+02:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

What are ‘Confucian principles’? Confucian principles are a set of thoughts and ideas that refer to the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius (551BC – 479BC). His philosophy – Confucianism – has influenced Chinese society and other parts of Asia right up to the present day, with it affecting schools [...]

How the Slang Language Is Driving You Insane Without You Even Knowing

By |2019-03-13T14:30:14+02:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, we all use the slang language in our daily lives. But have you ever wondered how it affects your perception? When I returned from Germany the second time at age 18, I was running around the streets of Portland Oregon. On the way back from the skate park one day, I crossed paths with [...]

When You’re Not Sure What to Do with Your Life, Keep in Mind These 6 Things

By |2019-03-06T20:26:51+02:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are things you must remember if you don’t know what to do with your life. It’s not as bad as it may seem. Say you’re in your 40s like me, and you still haven’t bought a house or finished your college degree. I guess for some people that sounds terrible, but honestly, it’s okay. [...]

8 Isaac Asimov Quotes That Reveal Truths about Life, Knowledge and Society

By |2019-03-03T13:51:10+02:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

Isaac Asimov quotes are some of the most inspirational quotes for life, intelligence, and society. But before we list our favourite Isaac Asimov quotes, let's first talk about this famous writer's life and accomplishments. Who was Isaac Asimov? Isaac Asimov was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was renowned for [...]

Why Some People Love Drama and Conflict (and How to Deal with Them)

By |2019-02-27T22:37:58+02:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Have you noticed how people love drama? I mean they literally thrive off the frustration and pain of others. How can this be? It’s obvious that people love drama and this has become a serious issue in our society today. Truth be told, this disturbing fact is one of the reasons that I stay to [...]

How to Spot False Confidence and Deal with the People Who Have It

By |2019-02-25T23:29:31+02:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

False confidence. It’s surprising how common it is these days. But just how easy is it to spot? Most of us can tell the difference between arrogant people and those that are assertive. There’s usually a difference. For example, arrogant people can tend towards aggressive behaviour if challenged. Assertive people are more likely to have [...]