Inspiring Stories

Inspiring Stories
You’ll often find that the most toxic people in your life started out as the nicest. But they weren’t nice- they were fake. We need friends in our lives; they help us to keep things balanced when we can’t do...
Intelligence isn’t about your world knowledge, but is instead the speed at which you learn new information. Unfortunately, studies in the past have found that IQ is fixed, so you’re essentially stuck with it for the rest of your...
There are girls who are hot but do not confirm to the image of hot women we have in our minds. She does not have a figure comparable to a ‘lingerie model’, yet men seem to lose their mind...
How many times did you allow others opinions of you to keep you from being the person you deep down inside know you should be? How many times did you allow others opinions of you distract you from your own...
Written by: Travis Bradberry, Author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 “Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions to achieve positive results.” When emotional...
“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”-Ernest Hemimgway The presence of a faithful and loving partner, a great family life and a successful career may not be enough to prevent an intelligent soul to feel grief and...
It has been proven that highly creative people’s brains work quite differently than other brains. That special brain wiring that can create such wonderful art, music, and writing can often lead to strain in a relationship, because of those...
Some people think that looks are really important, but the truth is that looks can – most of the times – be deceiving. We fail to become better persons because we are too busy improving our appearance, when, in...
Their perception on life is what separates them from the crowd.  These are the people who take interest in theories, abstractions and exploration of things, almost non-existent in the real world. They tend to incline towards finding a deeper meaning and...
It is said that we are a product of our environment and when we are young, lasting impressions are burned into our minds about what love is, how the world works and what we ought to do when we are older. As...
While we all identify as an introvert or extrovert, the truth is that most of us are somewhere in between. You see, at times I love socializing but there are other times when I just want to be alone so...
Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes...
Falling in love is like coming home. Your worries are quieted and you feel protected in your partner's arms. When you're deep in love, it's hard not to picture the rest of your life with that other person. But...
At some point through our lives, most of us come in contact with a soul who feels very familiar to us. This feeling is mysterious and inexplicable as we have no way of logically explaining how we’ve felt as though we’ve...
Posted by Salwa Essa  If You Don’t Love All Of Her, Let Her Go If you don’t love her completely, let her go. If you’re happier when she isn’t around, let her go. If you’re more interested in talking to other...
  Being a middle child isn’t easy. We aren’t the oldest, so we have no authority, and we aren’t the baby so we can’t get away with anything. This doesn’t mean middle children aren’t interesting and special, though. We are...
get elephant's newsletter Here’s my reality: I’m a 33-year-old unmarried, childless, creative type who works 55-plus hours a week between two jobs—which I love even though they try my patience daily— while living back at home with my parents, because well, life...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF  The drama you are going through is not fueled by the words or deeds of others; it is fueled by your mind that gives it importance. Why do we get so easily stressed out and sucked into...
Via Elyane Youssef Although I knew that I could never let someone else look through my lens and I could never look through theirs, I insisted on letting the other person know how I felt, what I thought, why I...
The thing about people with a strong personality is that they sort of radiate a vibe of perfection and strength. This radiation is a charm and also their armor and this is what makes them what they are. Sometimes behind this...
 BY MALGOSIA RUSZKOWSKA There was an article spread online a while ago under a debatable title: “Don’t date a girl who travels”. In my view it came across in a sort of defensive form “Don’t dare to date a girl...
BY RAVEN FON By Raven Fon While it’s easy to browse the web and find quotes on love for people with normalrelationships, finding ones about loving a complicated woman (or being a complicated woman in love) are harder to come by. Buy an “Intelligence...
Posted by Salwa Essa 1. Don’t let heartbreak turn you into another person. Generally speaking, I do not handle tragedies well. I bottle up my emotions, get blackout drunk, and then look in the mirror with a complete sense of nonrecognition....
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...
By Raven Fon Your 30s are WAY better than your 20s. I know, you probably think your skin, health, and sense of adventure were at their height when you were twenty-something, but let me tell you a few things about...
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...
This morning I was reading a book at my favorite beach-side coffee shop when an 18-year-old kid sat down next to me and said, “That’s a great read, ain’t it?”  So we started chatting. He told me he was getting...
It’s the human nature to fall for sweet talks. We are often deceived by the bunch of people who come to us with sugar coated words and honey dripping out of their sentences. These friends however, don’t want any good...
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...
Last week, I was thinking about how much my words and actions are influenced by what I think that other people will think of me for saying/doing them. This week, I realized that all that is bullshit. Here are 5 reasons...