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How Starting a Daily Journal Can Change Your Life !

Ever since the beginning of time the human need to leave a mark on history has been one of the most powerful ones. We ache to make our lives meaningful, to show other people that we’ve lived and been loved. This is why a great number of famous writers, scientists, kings, queens, politicians and...

Couples Who Argue Often Are Actually Happier, According to Psychologists

Have you ever seen an older couple bickering and think, that’s sweet? There’s something about the way they argue that shows how well they know each other and the deep love and understanding they have for each other. In general, arguing in a relationship is taken as a negative sign but according to new studies by...

These 3 Bad Habits Actually Prove You Are Really Intelligent, According to Science

Who would have thought? These three things – messiness, staying up late and swearing – usually are considered to be signs of laziness, bad manners and failure. Well, but recent studies claim the opposite. Image Courtesy: Pinterest If you feel that you are one of the people with these features, find out more: In an article, published in Psychology...

5 Signs Someone is Trying to Manipulate You & How To Avoid

Some people are always on the lookout for others that they can use to advance their agenda, whatever that may be, through whatever means possible. This is manipulative behavior in a nutshell. People that attempt to manipulate often do so by playing on other people’s emotions. They generally don’t trust the logical capabilities of...

20 Quotes That Will Stop An Argument In Its Tracks

As a society, we tend to be losing our ability to debate without getting angry. Instead, we find ourselves drawing lines in the sand around our beliefs, and we forget to listen to the other side of the story. An argument begins when there is a disagreement that has the promise of compromise. Most arguments...

A Message for Those Who Feel Lost and Are Looking for Answers

“Wherever you go, there you are.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn On June 24th I got in a cab at the corner of 72nd and Broadway headed to JFK, hauling two huge suitcases full of medications, bug spray, sunscreen, gluten-free foods, a bug tent (really), and cheap cotton clothing. I checked in, made my way to the gate, and...

How Metacognition, Thinking About How You Think, Can Change Your Life Forever

Metacognition, thinking about how you think, has been shown to help students improve their grades. Stanford University researchers published a new study that outlines a 15-minute thinking hack that led to an average improvement of one third of a letter grade for the participants.  The research stems from the insight that while many resources are...

Buddhism Is Not A Religion. It’s Something Much More. Here’s Why!

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t. To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving into the culture and its teachings. To start of with, the word religion means a “system of faith and worship” and “the belief in a superhuman, or god with...

There’s Something About Karma That Many People Don’t Realize

What is the real truth about Karma? I’m not condemning any spiritual methodology. I respect that everyone has their own experiences and from those experiences beautifully unique theories and mentalities surrounding the mystery of human life. In that vein of respect and acknowledgement, I would like to point out the misunderstandings surroundings Karma. Karma has been...

11 Life-changing Lessons To Learn From The Genius Mind of John Lennon

John Lennon managed to pack a lot of living into his too short, 40-year life. He left his love of life, love, and creativity for us to learn from. Lennon’s writings and his voice from the interviews that he granted were recorded for posterity. Here are 11 valuable life lessons that we can learn...

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