6 Mentalism Tricks That Will Allow You to Read People’s Minds

Mentalism is everywhere in our lives. Fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes use mentalism tricks to solve clues. Not to mention the highly successful US TV show – The Mentalist is based around this phenomenon. In addition, UK performer Derren Brown has made a career from using mentalism and performing…

What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming and 6 Signs Someone Is Using It on You

Did you know that manipulation and influence aren’t the same? One is conducted for selfish reasons, the other, to improve or change. While we know that outright manipulation is a negative thing, we cannot say this 100% about influence. For example, we influence our children in hopes they will become…

How to Use the Power of Suggestion to Transform Your Life

The power of suggestion is much stronger than you realize. Its fantastical reputation holds many truths. I know, for a fact, that the spoken word is powerful. I’ve learned this through my own spiritual endeavors and watching things happen according to either the positive or negative affirmations I make from…

20 Affirmations for Self-Esteem to Say to Yourself Every Day

Affirmations for self-esteem are a surprising yet powerful way to boost your confidence and achieve your goals. There are many ways to grow self-esteem. One of the most powerful ways to build self-esteem is affirmations. Affirmations for self-esteem may seem odd at first, and you may feel silly saying these things…

5 Positive Mantras That Will Help You Reach Success, Balance and Inner Peace

Positive mantras create a powerful sound vibration that aligns the mind, body and spirit to divine energy helping us achieve peace, balance and success. First of all, let's discuss the concept and the definition of mantra. What is a mantra? The word Mantra comes from ancient Sanskrit. ‘Man’ means mind,…

The Asch Experiment and the Uncomfortable Truth It Reveals about Human Nature

The Asch experiment reveals the true power of conformity. In fact, you might just see yourself in a whole new light! If you’ve ever wondered how your opinions can influence people, as well as how others can influence you, the Asch experiment is worth reading about in more detail. One…

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. This method is highly used in treating patients who suffer from…

6 Uncomfortable Self-Esteem Activities That Will Boost Your Confidence

Good self-esteem and confidence are two things that you are not born with. However, there are some self-esteem activities that may seem uncomfortable, but practicing them regularly will increase your confidence and belief in yourself. If you know someone with great self-esteem, it is because they spent a long time…

What Are Subliminal Messages and How They Influence You without Even Knowing

We all go through life making decisions, using our own free will, right? We are certainly smart enough to know if someone is trying to manipulate us. So it stands to reason that we would know if someone was using subliminal messages, wouldn't we? But subliminal messages are just that.…