Curiosities

Human beings are naturally curious. Here you’ll find less common topics like curiosities, rankings, lists and items of general interest.

What is Kinesthetic Intelligence?

In our culture, there is a separation between body and mind. Kinesthetic Intelligence is the ability to use one’s body with great precision, helping to facilitate the implementation of our goals and personal objectives. Those with kinesthetic intelligence are able to…

8 Verses from the Dalai Lama to Train the Mind

The Dalai Lama Langri Tangpa (1054-1123) wrote The Eight Verses for Training the Mind (Lojong Tsik Guiema) over 800 years ago. With his words, he offers us ways to neutralize the negative thoughts and behaviors that lead to pain and suffering. “Any man could,…

Inflammation and Depression

According to a new study conducted by Canadian researchers, major depression is linked to brain inflammation. The study has been published in the magazine Archives of General Psychiatry. These findings have important implications in the development of new treatments for depression.…

Need Motivation? 25 Phrases to Inspire You

We all have days when we need a heavy dose, or maybe just a pinch, of motivation. Days when the path towards our dreams and goals is too heavy and weighs us down. When you feel like you can’t find the motivation or inspiration to achieve your goals, these 25…

Hikikomori: The Invisible People

Saito is a 20 year-old middle-class boy who has spent years locked in his room by choice. He spends most of the day sleeping and spends the night watching television or playing video games. His only friends are virtual…they never go beyond…

7 Habits That Make You Less Attractive

Surely the next scenario sounds familiar: you meet a person that you think is attractive. But when you start getting to know them better, you just want to run in the other direction. Has this ever happened to you? We…

If Your Child Has Dyslexia

When any parent is told that their child has a disease, disorder etc., their first reaction is to be in total shock. Often the love we feel for our child causes us to sometimes over exaggerate the problem that the specialist is…

The Legend of the Dreamcatcher

Let your good memories be caught in the web, and let the bad ones vanish through the hole in the middle. Dreamcatchers are instruments of power according to shamanic medicine, whose origin dates back to Native American tribes. The hoop represents the…

The 10 Most Common Lies Men Tell

I know this may be a controversial statement, but according to a study done in England, men lie three times as much as women and especially to women. Another study of around 2,000 people, published in Daily Mail, said that men confirmed…

5 Myths About Orgasms

There are certain myths about orgasms that have spread through time, across generations, and have been considered correct due to a lack of information and comprehensive sexual education. On occasion, these false beliefs can be the cause of various sexual…

The Seeker and True Existence

Today I’d like to share with you a beautiful tale “The Seeker”, written by Jorge Bucay, in which he invites us to reflect on how to live a full life. This is the story of a person who we could…

The Four Noble Truths of Dharma

The teachings of Buddhism and Hinduism offer many insights into the psychology of personal growth. While you may not choose accept ideas like reincarnation or change your whole spiritual outlook, these traditions highlight our shared fears as human beings, and offer strategies to reach inner well-being. Dharma tells…

Authentically Kind People: A Rare Gem

They are those people that hug you and put your broken pieces back together. Who you’ve gone through life with. Those who’ve shown you that the world is a marvelous place to live in. But, above all, good people are…

Simon Syndrome: Single and Immature

Some call it a variant of the so-called “Peter Pan Syndrome.” It develops when a man between 28 and 38 years old only wants to have fun and doesn’t think about having a family or settling down. The myth of Narcissus is…

21 Quotes on Love by Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was one of the most influential Chilean poets of his time and of history. He left us with verses, poems, phrases, and ideas on the topics of love and disaffection. Neruda is unparalleled in his ability to captivate us…

What Our Pupils Reveal

They say that the eyes are the mirror of the soul, and we know with scientific certainty that the eyes are a window to the brain, the only visible part of our nervous system. The eyes can reveal a lot about…

How Color Influences Us

Marketing uses every trick in the book to achieve its goals and every resource at its disposal to get a product or idea to catch our attention. One of those tools is color. Marketers have discovered that specific colors can impact our decisions…