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Emotional Intelligence
Discover Your Level of Emotional Intelligence & Boost It Righ...

Being smart in academia is not enough to become successful.

How to induce the Endorphin Effect

Endorphins are the hormones of pleasure, which elevate your mood, enhance physical health and help to lower stress. When you exercise or experience something nice, endorphins are released. Endorphins are the body’s natural opiates – our ‘endogenous mor…

Therapeutic touch
Emotional Stress Release – Set Your Goal

Emotional Stress Release

One of the most interesting aspects of Energy Kinesiology is the Emotional Stress Release(ESR) technique. On our forheads, on the prominences above the eyes (Glabela) are two points which can have a profound calming effec…

Why do we feel empathy towards robots?

Would you lie to a robot to avoid hurting its feelings?

If you’re like one participant in a recent study, carried out by researchers from the University of Bristol and University College London, the answer is a resounding “yes.” In the experiment…

How patterns from nature can help your mental health

Humans are visual creatures. Objects we call "beautiful" or "aesthetic" are a crucial part of our humanity. Even the oldest known examples of rock and cave a…

How to clean both your home and mind

I want to share with you a book that has absolutely changed my life. It’s called The Life Changing Magic of Tidying: A Simple, Effective Way To Banish Clutter Forever by Marie Kondo, the creator of the KonMari Method.

As the title says,…

Improve your life with this simple practice

Mindfulness is defined as an attention training, which can benefit health and general well-being. There is a lot scientific research confirming it.

In this article we will present you another type of attention training, called Open Focus. Combini…

Emotional Intelligence
Happiest people are less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an

Changing from System to Ecosystem

When IBM first presented its Watson system on the game show Jeopardy! in 2011, it was like something out of science fiction. Here was a c…

Do you know why the Amish don't get Autism?

Those who are not familiar with alternative medicine are often surprised by the seldomness of autism in the Amish people. The Amish do not have autism, or most of the other learning disabilities that our modern society suffers with. They live in a plac…

Emotional Granularity Saved My Marriage

Emotional Granularity Saved My Marriage

Learning to articulate a wider range of emotions can lead to better control and relationships

When our 16-month-old stopped sleeping through the night, my marriage became a battleground. It started sh…

Evolutionary Psychology
Psychology Says: You Might Be Better Off Single

One psychologist claims that staying single gives people a chance to “live their best, most authentic and most meaningful life,” while also stating that the idea of a blissful marriage is entirely myth.

At the American Psychological Association’s…

People Have a Sixth Sense — Details of a Secret Military Rese...

In 2014, the Office of Naval Research embarked on a four-year, $3.85 million research program to explore the phenomena it calls…

Do Not Get Married Unless You Ask Your Partner These 15 Quest...

We often hear friends wondering where they're making the right move in marrying their significant other. We surveyed what critical questions partners should be asking each other before taking the final leap, and this list of 15 questions is what relati…

Mindful Listening: How We Listen to Others Changes The Ways W...

As teachers and parents we often find ourselves rushing about with our minds focused on getting things done: getting the kids dressed and out the door, getting through that important math lesson so our students will do well on the standardized test, et…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Here is Why You Should Learn to Embrace Your Anger

Anger doesn't feel good. It makes our hearts race and our palms sweat. It makes us feel anxious and scared. We grow up in a society driven by the "pleasure principle"––the instinct to seek positive feelings and experiences and to avoid pain. If there's…

How Repressing Your Emotions Makes You Sick

I write a lot about authenticity, being unapologetically YOU, and letting your freak flag fly. In my TEDx talk (see below), I spoke about the importance of tapping into your Inner Pilot Light and living in alignment with what’s true for you as a means …

Self Help
The Power of Emotions. How to Master Your Mind

Your mind is a powerful force.

So powerful, that a mere intention can create a vibrant life, while a careless thought can spiral into despair and destruction.

Our minds are ruled by emotions and our actions governed by our ego’s. Human bein…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Researchers Discover The Link Between Happiness and Belief in...

Western and Asian cultures tend to have different core beliefs around free will. In a recent study published in Frontiers in Psychology, Jingguang Li, professor at Dali Un…

Your ‘Gut Feeling’ Is Not a Metaphor, According to Researchers

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.

We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious t…

37 Things Everyone Regrets When They Get Old

1. Not traveling when you had the chance

Traveling becomes infinitely harder the older you get, especially if you have a family and need to pay the way for three-plus people instead of just yourself.

2. Not learning another language

Scientists Confront “Energy Vampires” – A New Name For An Old...

Some years ago, it would be almost impossible to discuss the existence of so-called energy vampires in our society.

Today more and more psychologists, psychiatrist and nontraditional healers, including hypnotists, massage therapists and Reiki pra…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Creative People’s Brains Really Do Work Differently

What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barron set about finding out. Barron conducted a series of experiments on some of his generation’s most renowned thinkers in …

Why Non-Attachment is One of the Keys to a Happy Life & R...

You might be surprised to hear that non-attachment is an important quality for relationships.

Isn’t non-attachment something very similar to indifference? Actually, not at all.

Non-attachment is a highly beneficial state of mind in all fiel…

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