Consciousness

Consciousness
BY RAVEN FON Growing up, we learned almost everything we would need to have a gratifying and prosperous life- everything except how to cultivate a healthy relationship. As we get older, we are given very little guidance as far as...
Too often in life, we end up living for other people. We take care of our siblings, friends, and later on maybe our parents and children as well. It’s a wonderful thing to practice compassion and loyalty to your...
No one wants to find that they are not a priority in their romantic relationships. It is a hard realization to come to, and many people tend to ignore the signs that they are not a priority by rationalizing...
Unfortunately, chivalry seems to be going out of style. Truly, so are good manners and common courtesy. The gentleman is a dying breed. It is tragically difficult to find a man who is patient, considerate, and kind. They are...
When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s going great and you are living the life of...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF Holding on can be painful.  Holding on can directly contribute to stress, health complications, unhappiness, depressive thoughts, relationship problems, and so on. Yet, as human beings, we cling desperately to almost everything. We don’t like change, so we...
BY RAVEN FON Despite the fact that we try to be good, decent human beings, we occasionally display “less than great” behaviour. Sometimes, tendencies emerge which push others away, cause aggravation, or just plain annoy those in your vicinity. No...
  Before I get into the traits of authentic people, I want to start by describing what an “authentic person” is. Authentic people don’t care about fads or trends.  They dance to the beat of their own drum instead of following the...
by Brianna Wiest 1. They Have A Strong Sense Of Identity. They know who they are, which means they also know – specifically – what they do and do not want in a partner, what works and what doesn’t. While this is...
We’re the creative Dr. Seuss’, the soulful singing Adeles and the eccentric Salvador Dalis. We constitute a great percentage of the world’s best thinkers, philosophers, scientists, and artists. Yet we find ourselves bullied, belittled, and misdiagnosed as being socially inept...
Overthinkers face daily challenges, worrying about and over analysing even the most insignificant situations. We are spending more time alone, and being inundated with various forms of online communication has made us more introspective. Suddenly, we are more concerned in...
Intelligent people are usually the ones who have more trouble in finding love. It might sound weird, but cleverness can also be a disadvantage for someone who thinks a lot. The following facts explain why sometimes it’s so hard for...
10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years WRITTEN by ANGEL CHERNOFF “If only…”  These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language. Here are ten choices that ultimately lead to this phrase of regret, and...
Human beings tend to spend a lot of time thinking about and fixating on the wrong things. Not that we don’t try to prioritize our time and thoughts to be beneficial, we just lose sight of what’s really important...
Narcissists are everywhere, and they can be incredibly draining and challenging to deal with. Here are 7 things you need to know about narcissists, written from my perspective as a social psychologist and also inspired by my personal experiences...
In this article, you will learn about some things you should finally stop caring about to live your life for yourself. It recently dawned on me that I was spending so much time caring about other people’s opinions that I...
NOVEMBER 2, 2016 BY MALGOSIA RUSZKOWSKA WE ALL STRUGGLE WITH IT TO SOME DEGREE OR ANOTHER. Regardless, of where we’re from. Growing up in our society we’ve been conditioned from early years to think and perceive things in a certain way....
Do you know someone who seems to be happy all of the time?  Do you ever wonder how they do it?  How in the world can they be so happy all of the time?  Well, chances are they practice...
There is something to be said for a person’s potential for forgiveness and healing. It’s something different though to put up with emotionally limiting factors in a relationship when you don’t need to. These behavior patterns start innocuously, building...
Posted by Mateo Sol There was something almost mysterious about this woman. Her face had lots of wrinkles. These were the first things to catch your eye, but they didn’t make her look old. Instead, they emphasized a certain youthfulness...
Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. He originated the theory of general relativity and special relativity and after winning the Nobel prize in 1921, became one of the most famous and influential...
There are certain people to whom you’re attracted who are just plain toxic, regardless of whether you’re dating or just hooking up. There’s an insatiable irresistibility about these people, in the way that they are close enough to you just...
1. Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. 2. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. 3. Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. 4. If people...
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF Even in uncertain times, it’s always important to keep things in perspective. True wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau You are alive. You are able to see the sunrise and the sunset. You...
Why is it that people feel as though they have to explain themselves?  Is it the way we’re brought up?  Is it society’s expectations?  Why can’t we just live our lives without having to explain why we do what...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF    I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. ―Bruce Lee The biggest disappointments in our lives are often the result of misplaced expectations. ...
WRITTEN by ANGEL CHERNOFF You ultimately become what you repeatedly do.  If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you.  Here are a few examples of the latter that will steal your happiness if you let them: 1.  Focusing on everyone’s...
How do you know that you are on the right track in life? Sometimes, life gives us lessons which we have to learn to move on further. These changes may seem too hard to accept. But once you do, you...
By Luke Miller Truth Theory Russian artist Vladimir Kazak certainly knows how to use the shock factor when it comes to his illustrations. Kazak himself argues his work is satirical, depicting day to day life with in a slightly comical...
Posted by Justin Gammill In a conversation the other day, a friend of mine implied that he was single because he was too smart. I didn’t have the heart to tell him that it probably had more to do with...