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How Internet Slang Changes the Way We Think, Write and Speak

By |2019-03-24T20:34:04+02:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is no doubt that our language is a powerful tool. As is the internet. So how does internet slang affect us? We spend a great deal of time on the internet. As such, the internet has seen some significant changes in our lives. And so does internet slang. Posting a letter seems ridiculously slow [...]

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 [...]

Meaning of Metaphors: How We Use Them to Influence Language and Behaviour

By |2019-02-25T16:11:31+02:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metaphors enrich our language and allow us to make a deeper contextual connection. But did you know that the meaning of metaphors can also influence language and behaviour? So what do we mean when we talk about the meaning of metaphors? Metaphors are imaginative ways of describing something with the same characteristics but in a [...]

8 Sanskrit Words That Give a New Meaning to Ordinary Concepts

By |2018-12-08T12:30:56+02:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Sanskrit words represent the secret language of Yoga. This language transforms how you think about day to day concepts. The guiding principles of life could only be best understood with the use of Sanskrit words. Sanskrit, the original language of Hinduism, was first used as early as 1696. In modern times, this language is used [...]

8 Secrets of Persuasive Communication to Help You Feel and Look Confident

By |2019-01-25T23:30:09+02:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

How many times did you wish you could use the skill of persuasive communication in your personal or professional life? Well, it’s your time to shine - here are some science-backed, super effective tips to master the art of persuasive communication. 1. Match the Body Language Your body language is definitely a part of communication. [...]

The Power of Language: How It Creates Your Reality and How to Use It Wisely

By |2018-12-01T21:48:57+02:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Words do matter. The power of language most of us are unaware of literally shapes our reality. Now, the trick is to learn how to use it to your advantage. Before we discuss the power of language, let me cite an insightful quote. Betty Eadie, the author of the international bestsellers, once wrote, “If we [...]

4 Child Development Stages According to Jean Piaget’s Theory

By |2018-11-26T14:36:59+02:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The best way to understand child development stages would be through the Piaget's theory. It was created by Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development stages. He is known as "the great pioneer of the constructivist theory of knowing". Along with Piaget's theory on children’s cognitive development, we shall look [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+02:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]