Some advice on how to establish social connections, build strong and long-lasting romantic relationships and communicate effectively with the people from various areas of your life, such as the workplace, friend circle and family environment.

8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains

Music is everywhere we turn, playing a big part in all of our lives – but how does it really affect our brains and our bodies? “Without music, life would be a mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsche 1. Happy or sad music affects our ability to see neutral faces: Generally, when we hear a sad song, we can identify that it sounds sad and…

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5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts

A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art, and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds (take the CIA's secret attempts at LSD mind-control between 1953 to 1964) over the…

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What Love Is According to Science, Philosophy and Religion

The most popular Google search for last year was the question: “What is Love?” And the Guardian newspaper asked five "experts" to answer what love is. A physicist, a psychotherapist, a philosopher, an author of romantic novels and a nun gave their answer to the question about Love, from their personal perspective on the subject. 1. The Physicist "Love is chemistry" (Answers Jim…

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Want to Change the World? Do This One Thing

How to Change the World? It seems like a big, unmovable feat that we all want to achieve but feels as though we never will. There are so many problems with our universe that we have no idea where to even begin to make a change. Although there are millions of people currently working towards creating a better world for ourselves and our…

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8 Myths About Dating That Are Keeping You Single

Dating is an adventure. And adventures can be fun … or they can be disastrous. I want your dating adventure to be fun, which is why I wrote this article for you. Below are eight surprising myths about dating that are important for you to know. Learning these myths will help you have a lot more fun and success while you're out there…

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4 Ways To Have An Adventurous Life (Without Going Anywhere!)

Don’t we all want some form of an adventurous life? This could mean a luxurious hotel in Vegas, new hiking trails somewhere nearby, a dirty hostel in Berlin, the amusement park in the next town over, or even trying a new restaurant. This past weekend, I took a road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Nothing ground-breaking happened with the logistics or…

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Science Explains What’s Different About Highly Sensitive People

Are you the type of person who cannot ignore heartache? If so, then you are one of many highly sensitive people. Do you find yourself crying over "little things"? Do you have a strange gift for perception, especially when it comes to social situations? Highly sensitive people have the ability to notice everything, and in turn, everything brings an emotional response. Be it…

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How to Care for a Partner with Depression or Anxiety

Depression or anxiety can affect one in five adults during their lifetime - is your partner one of them? There is hope for relationships, in this area, and you can help your special someone cope with their mental illness. There really is no simple way to talk about depression or anxiety. They are complicated monsters that can affect all areas of your life.…

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8 Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship – Infographic

An abusive relationship, for many people around the world, is nothing new. However, there are several warning signs. One of the most serious issues in the world is domestic violence. An abusive relationship passes under the radar so many times due to the fact that no one really knows or understands that it’s happening. It resides beneath a cover of a seemingly normal…

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Psychology Finally Reveals the Answer to Finding Your Soulmate

We all have a deep desire to find that one perfect person to spend the rest of our days with. That one person when we meet, you feel an uncontrollable desire and an illogical sense of familiarity with. As if you’ve known that person for a lifetime, or perhaps lifetimes. Whatever you want to call it, films and TV series alike have romanticized…

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