As long as we’re thinking… – Reblog

We all have thoughts, right? Good thoughts, bad thoughts, crazy thoughts, kinky thoughts, sh*tty thoughts and so on. So as long as we’re all thinking, why wouldn’t we do it thinking about great stuff? It seems that we’re becoming what we’re thinking about most of the time. That’s why our surroundings are so important… whatever... Continue Reading →

Empathic Cross Wires During A Manic State

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth *trigger warning: mental health will be discussed not as judgment against the sufferer but as observation of the caretaker* Last night was rough. Really rough; so rough in fact that I still feel it the next day as I’m writing this post. Actually, last night as I was enduring, I was... Continue Reading →

Biological insights about Stress – Reblog

Most of us encounter stressful situations daily and we all know how this makes us think and feel, but what are the biological implications? What is stress from a biological point of view?    “Living in stress is like living in survival mode – they’re one and the same thing. A stressful situation is one in which the... Continue Reading →

SnapDragon Speaks: On Anxiety

Written by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. Copyright 2019. My name is SnapDragon, and I have anxiety. (Hi, SnapDragon.) It sucks. But it’s true. The first time I realized the out-of-body, paranoid nervousness I felt was anxiety, was roughly seven years ago. It happened while I was teaching my high school English classes. It was... Continue Reading →

Why do we get angry? – Reblog

Today I came across an interesting theory about why we’re getting angry most of the times. In his book The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, Daniel Goleman talks about the fact that we have two ”bosses” in our head which controls the way we see things and we make decisions. There is the good boss located in our prefrontal cortex which... Continue Reading →

The 4 Levels of Learning – Reblog

Jordan Belfort talks about 4 levels of learning whenever we want to gain a new skill. Unconscious Incompetent (let’s call it I don’t know I know sh*t)    This is the first level of anything. When we start to learn something, we have no idea how much we don’t know. It’s like learning to play football while watching TV... Continue Reading →

Life is tough, but so are you!

As Gary Vaynerchuk likes to say, “we are tough as f*ck, but we are sold that we’re not because there is a lot of money at stake”. He is so right. In a world where money is the metrics, people would do anything to get their hands on some. Think about this based on your... Continue Reading →

The fight or flight mode – Reblog

The fight or flight mode is a response we have for situations that fucks with our normal homeostatic state. When we’re out of our comfort zone, this is triggered and our heart goes on like crazy, because of this our bodies temperature raises, the blood is redirected from our internal organs towards our muscles, adrenaline... Continue Reading →

Moving Slowly in a Fast World

Provided by WTG from Walk the Goats The world feels fast: fast food, high-speed trains, supersonic planes. Tech companies move fast and break things. People want things now, resulting in instant Jell-O, instant messaging and Instant Pot. I’m slow. I read slowly, write slowly, learn slowly. I’m thorough; detail-oriented. This fault-line between my slow-motion style and the world’s... Continue Reading →

Is That All We Really Had To Say?!

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth Being an introvert in the corporate workplace is hard, hell, it’s a feat, exhausting, daunting, cumbersome, all of the effing above yet we gotta work to make ends meet or at least make them, period. Hence, we introverts go out into the working world with plastered on smiles, fake idle conversation,... Continue Reading →

Reality Check!

Provided by Madhvi from madhviledwani Hola everyone! How’s you guys? It’s been a hard week for me, having a job will be so tough I never knew. It’s been two months I started working, and I realized everyone here is searching to have a good job and studying for it. But now when I work, I know it... Continue Reading →

SnapDragon Speaks: On Authenticity

Written by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. Copyright 2019.  Hello, love. I’m SnapDragon. You don’t have to be around me for very long to realize that above all else, I value authenticity. I also have a pretty keen radar for fakeness. People may say the “right” things, but the proof is in the pudding, friends.... Continue Reading →

The Placebo Effect – Reblog

This is the Holy Grail of examples for how great and powerful human mind is. Every medicine that it is created needs to be compared with the placebo effect and only the ones that are significantly more effective gets to be produced (after they get through multiple other tests, obviously).    “A placebo is a substance or treatment of... Continue Reading →

Apologies, How Many Of Us Had One?

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth Property of Scherezade Ozwulo How many of us had a true apology? How did you feel after? Was it worth the energy of the offender to offer? Reading one of those damned “Dear…” letters, a letter writer wrote about petty passive aggression within the confines of four walls aka roomie drama;... Continue Reading →

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