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  • downshifting lifestyle

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 [...]

  • Mindfulness Mental Health

5 Proven Ways Mindfulness Will Strengthen Your Mental Health

By |2020-03-27T16:03:29+03:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is your ability to bring awareness to experiences, feelings, and emotions. Buddhists believed that through prayer or mediation, you can shift your thoughts away from distraction and into intention. The mind has on average 3,000 thoughts per minute. A Harvard study claims that the average person is ‘lost in thought’ for [...]

  • Benefits of Slow Thinking

5 Benefits of Slow Thinking, According to Science

By |2020-03-12T22:21:55+03:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

In a world where everything inexorably requires us to speed up, most people’s intuition tells them that being faster is better. However, according to research, our intuition may not always be as good as we think it is. Moreover, thinking slow may have several benefits over fast thinking in a variety of settings. In this [...]

  • perfection paralysis

3 Signs of Perfection Paralysis and How to Overcome It

By |2020-02-24T13:22:51+03:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

I think it would be fair to say that we’ve all struggled with perfection paralysis at least once in our lives. We’ve all wanted so badly to be perfect that we haven’t been able to do anything at all. It is a fairly common experience to be so afraid of being less than perfect that [...]

  • insecure overachiever signs

5 Signs You Could Be an Insecure Overachiever and How It Ruins Your Life

By |2020-02-18T17:24:56+03:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

An insecure overachiever is someone who constantly strives to do better but never feels like they reach it. They tend to believe that their worth is based on their job, work or career. As a result, they are not confident in their achievements and crave praise to remind them that they are good enough. This impaired [...]

  • micromanaging boss

4 Signs of a Micromanaging Boss and What to Do If You Have One

By |2020-01-11T13:09:29+03:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

The day to day grind of working in an office can lead one to think that their experience is the norm. However, having a manager that monitors everything and a lack of freedom at work can harm both your performance and well-being. In this post, we explore the 4 signs that you have a micromanaging [...]

6 Unexpected Ways to Relieve Stress, According to Science

By |2019-12-16T13:57:23+03:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Stress seems to be just a part of life these days. Whether it’s at work or at home, or on the commute between the two, stress can be unavoidable. A little stress is natural, but when it weighs on us heavily, it can be dangerous for our health. High stress increases our susceptibility to all [...]

  • Foreign Accent Syndrome

Foreign Accent Syndrome: a Curious and Extremely Rare Brain Condition

By |2019-12-03T16:28:51+03:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) is a rare speech disorder that can happen after a head injury, stroke, or some other form of damage to the brain and sees you suddenly start speaking with a different accent beyond your control. This condition is extremely rare, with only around 100 people known to have been diagnosed since [...]