Dissatisfaction: A User’s Guide

Provided by Marushka from Skeleton At The Feast There are many good arguments on behalf of contentment. I am in fact completely in favor of contentment, so if you find yourself at peace with your life please don’t read any further - because today I make the case for a creature called Dissatisfaction. What is this... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons Why Sleep Matters!

Since yesterday I posted something about dreams, I’d continue the “series” with the reasons why sleep matters so much. Since we sleep somewhere around one third of our life, I think it’s important to find out what’s its purpose, don’t you think? If you’re a human, you sleep. However, let’s get a more “professional” look... Continue Reading →

Together Is Better

'A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell. Many a time he tried to attack them; but whenever he came near they turned their tails to one another, so that whichever way he approached them he was met by the horns of one of them. At last, however,... Continue Reading →

How To Be An Attractive Man

In our post industrial, feminist world, its not as clear a it used to be what a man is or what he should be. We live in a world, in which feminist groups often associate man's masculinity with 'tyranny' and as a result believe in degrading men's masculinity. Centuries ago, a mans duty was power... Continue Reading →

Your Feelings Are Overrated.

We are often told to act in alignment to what we feel. How we feel. For whom we feel. This notion of acting in alignment with our feelings can be a dangerous mindset. In fact, allow me to tell you that your feelings are completley overrated. They are unimportant. Look, there are only 2 reasons... Continue Reading →

Comparing with others

   How many times does it happen for us to feel good about something and after that we’re comparing ourselves with someone else and our mood turns to sh*t? How about someone else does that comparison and again, our mood turns to sh*t?    When I was a kid and I came home with a... Continue Reading →

As long as we’re thinking…

   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... Continue Reading →

Holding a grudge?

   “When you stay upset on someone, you give your emotional control to that person every time you think about her. You’re allowing that person to control your emotions from a distance. By not forgiving her, you’re allowing that person to control your emotional life as if she would be with you in that moment... Continue Reading →

Physical warmth and interpersonal outcomes

   I came across an interesting experiment about how physical experiences affect our interactions with others. In 2008 Lawrence E. Williams and John A. Bargh found out in their study Experiencing Physical Warmth Promotes Interpersonal Warmth that something as simple as the temperature of a coffee can have an influence on us judging the others.... Continue Reading →

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