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10 Common Phrases People Say to Their Partner That Kill Relationships

By | March 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Relationships improve as people grow close. Closeness can only happen if two people interact and communicate with each other. While this seems like a tall order, it is within your control. One of the actions you can take to improve your relationships is to avoid using the common phrases that spoil them. These are the

How to Recognize Controlling Behavior in The Early Stages of a Relationship

By | March 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Are you frightened of offending your partner? Are you unexpectedly quiet and reserved when he or she is around? A manipulative or abusive relationship can run you ragged both physically and emotionally. If you have such a partner, you will want to leave the relationship as early as possible. However, romantic involvement can make you

11 Small Things People Unwillingly Use to Judge You

By | March 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

People may judge you over small things, like how you drive. This phenomenon is what experts term the 'spotlight effect.' People do not typically pay attention to others, especially strangers, but they notice a heap when they do. It is usually over trivial matters, like whether you bite your nails. You may not think that

The Ridiculous Double Standards Women Face in Modern Society

By | January 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Women of today face double standards and unrelenting pressures. Bosses demand their full attention in the workplace, while their families crave for their company at home. On top of these obligations, they have to pay heed to their appearance. The harsh judgments imposed on women may be a norm but are unacceptable.  Women must realize

Why Do We Work? Humans Is the Only Species on the Planet That Works for a Living

By | December 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

From a young age, society has conditioned us to believe that we must live our lives in work. We must start the cycle by learning the skills we need in order to get a job and start a career, in order to earn money which in turn allows us to live as well as

Auroville: An Utopian Community in India That Has No Money, Politics or Religion

By | November 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Many probably won't have heard of Auroville in Pondicherry, India, but it currently houses over 10,000 people from all over the world. It is the world’s largest spiritual utopia. Auroville means “the City of Dawn”. The promise of a money-free existence, surrounded by people who believe in the energy, who wouldn’t want to live

Help Others Because You Never Know When You’ll Need Help: A Heartwarming Story

By | September 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Apparently, the world still has people with good hearts who are willing to help others. So the other day I was reading a story about a man who gave all the money he had to a woman and her child to use as transport to get back their shelter. This was so touching that it

7 Signs You’re Achieving Someone Else’s Life Goals

By | September 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

People can look at ways they are achieving some else’s life goals. For certain periods in a person’s life and career, they can feel that they are achieving other people’s goals more so than their own. They can discover that what they are accomplishing is not producing the feelings they expected. They can seek ways

10 Images That Show How the World’s Largest Cities Changed in the Past Hundred Years

By | August 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The world's largest cities have changed a lot in the last century and these photos show how much the progress altered them. The 20th century, it was the worst of times and it was the best of times. Two great world wars that happened in the first half of the century threatened to end the

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