Common Traits Of A Narcissist

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The word narcissism is used a lot in our celebrity-driven and selfie-obsessed culture. It is used to describe someone who seems overly conceited or self-center. In psychological terms, narcissism does not mean self-love which is not of an authentic kind. It is accurate to say that the people with Narcissistic Personality Disorder … Read more

Who Was Onisaburo Deguchi?

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Typing “Onisaburo Deguchi” on an online search engine tells us that he was a spiritual leader of the Oomoto – a religious movement in Japan that garnered a massive following during the period between WW1 and WW2 and became a model for several other religions in the country. But who really was … Read more

Tips for Learning Speed Reading

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From reading the newspaper to memorizing the textbooks the night before the exam, everything requires reading skills. While most people read as a hobby and have plenty of time to read slowly, others have limited time to finish reading important paperwork to keep up with deadlines.  If you are one of the … Read more

Who Was Minoru Mochizuki?

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It is impossible to mention the most influential martial arts masters of the 20th century without paying homage to Minoru Mochizuki. One of the most respected masters of his generation, Minoru Mochizuki, was the founder of the influential Yoseikan school of Budo, which unified elements of various traditional martial arts disciplines. He … Read more

Who was Kenji Tomiki

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An academician as well as an athlete, a calligraphy maestro as well as a martial artist, history remembers Kenji Tomiki as the one who combined the disciplines of Judo and Aikido but there is much more to his credit. In this article, we will trace Professor Tomiki’s journey of becoming a martial … Read more

Why Should You Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

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People like scheduling tasks, making a to-do list, and prioritizing assignments to accomplish different tasks in the allotted time. Doing a lot of activities in one day could be very draining. It takes up a lot of time and energy to finish your scheduled tasks in a day, especially when you are … Read more

Common Traits of a Psychopath

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Psychopaths. Most people have misconceptions about them being crime perpetrators. It is instilled among the general public that they are not normal-in thoughts and actions- and that they are dangerous, fearsome individuals. Movies, TV shows, books, and podcasts describe and portray psychopaths as monsters inside humans. Many myths pervade pop culture regarding … Read more

Military Strategies To Build Healthy Habits

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The military is notable people when it comes to strict discipline-physiological, psychological, and practical. One cannot merely be part of the armed forces by simply being a genius or intelligent. It must be a holistic discipline, especially with the body. The brain is helpless if the body is powerless and incapable of … Read more

5 Ways to Retain More Of Each Book You Read

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People consume lots of books throughout their life. We either read them for education, something to occupy ourselves or for our enjoyment. At times, there are moments when we’ve read so many books that we have a hard time retaining their contents. This results in information overload, which could be a real … Read more

How Mental Health Affects Physical Health

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Samantha was deeply in sorrow with the passing of her mom. She barely had eaten her meals for almost a month and suffered from a disturbed sleeping pattern as she experienced nightmares. Samantha isolated herself from her friends, and even from everyone in their home, she hardly accepted that she lost her … Read more