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7 underlying truths a Psychologist wants you to know about a narcissist and the best way to deal with them

The moment you hear narcissist, you think of the typical characteristic elements – entitlement, cockiness, and arrogance. However, narcissism is beyond having an exaggerated, superficial opinion about oneself. This post on Mind Body Green from a professional psychologist brilliantly explains what narcissistic really means. Here are all the traits summarized: Narcissists are people who are …

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The best way to tackle climate change? Plant 1 trillion trees, experts say

The fight against climate change is becoming a desperate race to save our planet. More and more people are joining the movement, with both government and private sectors now taking more serious measures. But are all our efforts enough? Not nearly. Our planet is still warming at an alarming rate, threatening wildlife extinction and rising …

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4 terrible communication habits you need to break immediately

When it comes to effective communication, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about confidence and speaking clearly for one lifetime. But if you’re looking for some practical strategies that you can use today, then you’ll love this post. It’s a simple checklist of 4 communication habits that we need to STOP doing. We are all affected …

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The science world is shocked by this 26 year old’s answer to antibiotic resistance

Medical experts call the march of the superbug a “slow tsunami”. Currently it kills an estimated 700,000 people a year, 230,000 of them newborn babies. The overuse and miss use of antibiotics have led to Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on such a scale that it has become one of the biggest threats to global health. So …

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20 Naomi Klein quotes that make us question the world we’re living in

Naomi Klein is one of the most prominent figures in the antiglobalization movement. When the massacre at the University of Montreal happened, it brought out the feminist in her. It helped that she was born to a politically active family and at now, 48, she is considers herself an activist who using her voice to prevent climate change …

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A new, more rigorous study confirms: the more you use Facebook, the worse you feel

According to data provided by Facebook last year, the average user spends almost an hour on the site every day. A survey by Deloitte found that for many smartphone users, checking social media sites is the first then they do in the morning – in most cases before even getting out of bed. Social interaction …

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The Zen of Sadness: Why You Should Always Embrace Negative Emotions

Sadness, happiness, anger, disappointment, excitement, happiness: these are all feelings we’ve experienced at one point or another and we all deal with them in very different ways. For some of us, overwhelming emotions can throw us off balance and send us on a roller coaster of other emotions. This can be a huge cause of …

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11 anxiety quotes from famous people that prove you are not alone

Do you know the leading cause of ill-health and disability in the world? It’s not cancer, debilitating diseases like HIV, or even poverty. The number one cause of health problems in the world is mental illness. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by mental disorders at …

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12 quotes from Zen Masters that will help you to stop overthinking everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment? This happens to me all the time. That’s why I love immersing myself in Zen thinking. Put simply, Zen is about living a life of simplicity, tranquility and mindfulness in the present moment. It’s not …

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13 things others don’t realize you’re doing because of your high functioning anxiety

We all suffer anxiety. But it’s not always a bad thing. In fact, when your anxiety drives you forward in life rather than leaves you stuck in fear, you are someone who experiences “high functioning” anxiety. People with “high functioning” anxiety usually experience the following 13 things. 1.) Turning down invitations at the last minute …

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Scientists believe this “autistic savant” can unlock the door to complete memory recall in everyone

If you have seen Rainman with Dustin Hoffman in the lead role, then you know what an astounding phenomenon an autistic savant is. Daniel Tammet is such a man, one of only about 50 living in the world today. He is exceptional even for a savant: he is a high-functioning autistic savant. This means that …

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Elon Musk reportedly uses a brutal tactic to stop people wasting time in meetings

I think we can all agree that we hate to have our time wasted with unnecessary meetings. But Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has used his frustration to develop a strategy to keep things moving. According to a former SpaceX employee as posted on Quora, Musk once called out an employee in …

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