The Mystery of Human Dreams

Sleeping Man

Background Since there have been people, dreams have piqued interest and been the topic of research. Generations of thinkers, philosophers, scientists, and artists have been puzzled, interested, and inspired by these mysterious mental events that take place while we sleep. Intricate threads of physics, psychology, and philosophy are sewn into the fabric … Read more

The Art of Aging Gracefully

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Background  The aging process is a universal and unavoidable part of life. Numerous physical, psychological, and emotional changes occur as we age. However, how we handle aging can have a big impact on how well we live in general as we age. Understanding these aspects of aging and implementing tactics that enhance … Read more

What is Body Language?

What is Body Language?

Communication is a fundamental part of human interaction. It’s how we connect, share information, and express ourselves. While words play a significant role in communication, there’s a hidden language that often speaks louder than words.  Nonverbal communication is a captivating facet of human interaction, frequently overlooked. It encompasses everything from body language … Read more

Human Relationships: Exploring Love, Friendship, and Family Bonds

Human Relationships

Interpersonal relationships are the intricate threads that weave together the fabric of our lives, shaping our experiences and profoundly influencing our well-being. These relationships form an expansive spectrum, stretching from those that are profoundly close, where intimacy knows no bounds, to those that are more distant and fraught with complexities.  To truly … Read more

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