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Book Readers Are the Best People to Fall in Love with, According To Science

By | 2017-11-25T21:58:43+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Book readers, sadly are a dying breed. They are slowly being replaced with online tabloid websites. Book readers will usually fall into two categories, the skim reader, and the deep reader. The “deep reader”, is someone who can be described as actually finishing a book, from cover to cover. They absorb the whole story and cherish the time spent with the characters, these people according to Annie Murphy Paul of TIME magazine, are known as deep readers. Apparently, if you are a deep reader, you

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5 Hobbies and Habits That Will Make You Smarter

By | 2017-09-10T21:12:04+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you want to be smarter? Then begin to adopt these hobbies and habits! Smarts don't grow on trees and to get a bit of extra oomph when it comes to your cognitive abilities, it is important to work on them on an everyday basis. Now, I’m not saying that you can drastically increase your level of intelligence even if you work on it diligently for months, but in my opinion, smartness differs from intelligence. Intelligence is your ability to absorb new skills and knowledge

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How to Build a Bookcase Out of Upcycled Materials

By | 2017-11-24T18:51:33+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

A bookcase can immediately make a room better. It exudes a sense of visual familiarity and comfort, in addition to providing more storage space. However, bookcases can cost hundreds of dollars or more. Meanwhile, discount bookcases at stores like IKEA are often generic-looking, easily broken, difficult to put together, or a combination of all three. The attractive alternative? Make your own bookcase using upcycled materials. There are a wide variety of bookcases you can build with upcycled materials. In many of the cases, the process

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5 Must-Read Christmas Books That Will Make You a Better Person

By | 2017-11-24T18:19:55+00:00 December 24th, 2015|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Almost everybody who celebrates this holiday has their favorite Christmas books. This could be a book that was read each during Advent as a family tradition. It could be a book that was pure fun to read as a child. It may even be a book that inspired them or strengthened their faith during a difficult time. Whatever the case may be, books clearly have an impact on us. The question is, what makes a great Christmas book? Considering the fact that Christmas is about

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25 Things You Can Do Instead Of Spending Money

By | 2017-12-04T11:34:29+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Categories: Lifestyle, Self-Improvement, Success & Money|Tags: , , , |

Since the cost of living is growing and money is becoming harder to save, we are all in need of some free (and cheap) things to do to keep us entertained whilst tightening the purse strings and avoiding spending money. Even simple activities like a night at the movies or a meal out with the family are becoming too costly for many and saving money is becoming more and more important to all of us. Of course, some places in the world are more costly

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7 Books That Changed My Life

By | 2017-09-29T00:12:41+00:00 July 6th, 2014|Categories: Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

“The man who doesn’t read books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them” – Mark Twain Hey! What’s up? My name is Simon! I used to be a huge video game nerd(I used to play more than 6 hours a day on average!) Yeah, I know… it was that bad. It’s not something I’m particularly proud of, but I’ve grown a lot since I’ve quit them! Anyway, video games created a subjective reality for me. It was an escape that I used to get away from

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