About Anna LeMind, B.A.

Anna is the lead editor of the websites LifeAdvancer.com and Learning-Mind.com. She is a psychology enthusiast and holds a bachelor's degree in social sciences from the University of Florence, Italy. As a socially anxious introvert, Anna has devoted a good portion of her time to analyzing human behavior and personality, the nature of introversion, a sense of belonging, and social fears, and thus, explores these topics in her writings, hoping to help people who experience similar issues in life. She is also highly interested in dream interpretation and the mysteries of the subconscious mind, the human brain's potential, the nature of reality, and the universe.

Maps of COVID-19 Affected Areas Show a Drastic Drop in Air Pollution

By |2020-05-30T17:56:22+03:00May 30th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

There might be something good coming out of this pandemic after all. Life Advancer has previously reported some of the environmental effects of the coronavirus lockdown, including amazingly clear waters in Venice canals. But the impact is much huger than that. Satellite images provided by the European Space Agency demonstrate a drastic drop in air pollution over Italy and China. Levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over the regions that were affected by COVID-19 most of all appear to be significantly lower in comparison with the

4 Experiences Only a True Pluviophile Will Understand

By |2020-05-28T20:38:15+03:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , |

What is a pluviophile and could you be one? The definition: a pluviophile is a person who has a special love for the rain. Is this you? Then you will probably relate to the experiences described below. 4 Telltale Signs That You Are a Pluviophile 1. The smell of rain is one of your favorite ones There is nothing as satisfying as the smell of the rain. A true pluviophile knows it better than anyone else. So if you are one, then this earthy scent

The Emotionally Unavailable Mother and Her 4 Controversial Traits

By |2020-05-15T23:04:30+03:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Your mother is the most important person in the world. She is the first to show you what love is. Your relationship with her defines many aspects of your personality and the way you handle your own relationships as an adult. But what if you were raised by an emotionally unavailable mother? My mother may seem cold and distant at first, but on the inside, she is a caring, kind, and sensitive person. But even despite so, her inability to show her affection and handle

How the Cult of Fake Beauty Is Ruining Your Self-Esteem

By |2020-01-30T18:22:59+03:00September 14th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

The beauty industry is worth billions of dollars just in the US. But do today’s beauty trends really help women become more attractive or do they ruin their self-esteem and perception of themselves? Do they help us uncover our authentic inner beauty or force us into striving for its fake superficial version? Today’s society thrives on the cult of fakeness – fake beauty, fake kindness, fake relationships. Being an authentic version of yourself seems to be out of fashion. We need to live, look and

6 Fall Activities to Help You See the Beauty of This Season

By |2020-02-23T15:59:42+03:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational, Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

Finally, the beautiful season of rainy days and crispy leaves is here. You may be surprised to hear something like that or you may understand exactly what I mean. Unexpectedly enough, there are many people who dislike summer and love fall. Are you one of them? Or is there a quizzical expression on your face as you read these words? In either case, I’d like to suggest a few fall activities that will help you plunge into the spirit of this season. Below are a

Mind-Body Connection & 4 Mental Disorders That Demonstrate It

By |2020-02-23T16:32:29+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to know that some mental issues cause real physical symptoms and tangible changes in the patient’s body. Here are four mental disorders that

5 Lessons My First Time Camping Taught Me about Life

By |2019-06-26T21:11:48+03:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement, Travel|Tags: , , , |

A first time camping is both an exciting and challenging experience that can actually teach you some profound lessons about life. I would never imagine that I could handle more than two or three days of living in a tent. The very idea of doing without modern-day conveniences scared me. Yet, after my first time camping experience this summer, I changed my mind. It turned out to be a refreshing adventure that also reminded me of some simple yet important life truths. Here are the

Feeling Frustrated with Life? 9 Things That Hide Behind Frustration

By |2020-04-22T12:40:46+03:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

When you’re feeling frustrated with your life, it means you’re upset about where you are at this point, and you feel incapable to do something about it. But before we examine the causes of feeling frustrated with life, what exactly is frustration? In Oxford Dictionaries, the term is defined as the feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something. Some people are constantly worried and stressed out. Their jobs are too demanding and things start getting