SnapDragon Speaks: On The Get Up.

Fresh Face, 2020. Original Photo by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. It's Monday again. It's ice cold here in my corner of the world. It's the perfect day to stay in bed, sip a mug of steamy goodness, and let laziness lead the way. But there are many things to do. As I look in... Continue Reading →

SnapDragon Speaks: On Being Lost & Found.

Hello, Dear Reader. It's nice to see you again. I'm still here. I'm still SnapDragon, but now I'm a mom! (gasp!) Our little boy came ten weeks early, and while it's been an insanely stressful adventure, I'm happy to report he's doing well. He's our little champ, getting stronger every day. And so, in this... Continue Reading →

When on the Plane

Hi everyone, Today I want to talk about traveling again but the traveling time itself (for example, the time you spend in airports or on planes, in buses etc.) (If you want to read about the benefits of traveling to different destinations, check my post here). I am writing this post because I will travel... Continue Reading →

Mental Food

Hi all, Today, I am going to talk about food again, but a different type, namely mental food, aka thoughts. If you want to read my earlier post about food-food, check out this link. We have all probably heard the phrase ‘We are what we eat’, right? That is why we should be careful about... Continue Reading →

Why do we dream? – Reblog

   Have you ever wondered why do we dream? Why some of our dreams are so easy to interpret, but others are so strange? Why do we need to have these “virtual” experiences? What is the reason we keep having them?    I think that the main reason of a dream is to blow off... Continue Reading →

Standards are Overrated

How often do you compare yourself with some random standards? Moreover, how is that comparison affecting you from an emotional point of view? What about from an evolutionary point of view? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think standards are bad, especially the ones regarding our health and our safety. The standards I’m referring to... Continue Reading →

It’s in your head, and it’s physical

 “Who cares? It’s not like the brain can make a physical difference between positive thoughts and negative thoughts!” Well, in his book Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind (2007) Joe Dispenza talks about how do our brains make a difference between these two types of thoughts. Most of us have neurons, right?... 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 →

Switch from chaos to harmony

   Do you ever feel that the world around you makes no sense? Do you ever feel stuck, not knowing the direction in which you’d like to go? Do you ever look around and you see nothing but chaos? Well, that’s how the world works. But guess what? Despite the chaotic actions, deep down, the... 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 Emotions are in Your Way

   A severe negative emotion interferes with the way we see our future. It can be so bad that we forget emotions are temporary and in those moments, we strongly believe that we’ll be in that state the rest of our lives. How stupid does that sound? And still, it’s very true.    Having a... Continue Reading →

Think

Provided by Anitha KC “The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts”. Marcus Aurelius    Does thinking leads to thoughts or thoughts trigger our thinking? However, we do think! Thinking is essential for us to sustain ourselves. But it is enough to think based on our needs rather than becoming a... Continue Reading →

Does Cognitive Dissonance hurt?

   “In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who simultaneously holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. This discomfort is triggered by a situation in which a belief of a person clashes with new evidence perceived by that person. When confronted with facts that contradict personal beliefs, ideals, and values,... 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 →

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