What is Jealousy and How Do We Overcome it?

jealousyWhether you want to admit it or not, each and every one of us has experienced jealousy. It is one of the most common emotions that humans show and it can bring out the worst in a person. Sometimes, jealousy can be so powerful that it can lead to uncontrollable thoughts and actions and hurt those that we love dearly.  Continue reading

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Don’t get Mad, Get Even

AngerWhen a cartoon character gets angry, steams comes out the ears, red creeps over the body from head to toe and there may even be an explosion or two. It’s not as entertaining to watch in real life, but the state of anger causes physical effects in us as well. The response varies from person to person, but some symptoms include teeth grinding, fists clenching, flushing, paling, prickly sensations, numbness, sweating, muscle tensions and temperature changes.  Continue reading

Curiosity: The Secret to Success

Curious The reason why society is what it is right now and why human knowledge is where it’s at, is due in part to human curiosity. Why did you choose to read this blog post? Most likely it is because you are curious about the topic of curiosity. Continue reading

How to Spot a Liar

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We all don’t like it when we are lied to.  Even if our friends are lying to us to spare our feelings, we would rather they just be honest with us, even if the truth hurts.  We also don’t like it when those around us and those who think we trust , are deceitful and are really working for their own purposes.  It is hard to imagine living life where everyone is shady around you, and just trying to carry out their own ambitions and care for no one else.

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Why Do We Get Nervous?

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We all know how it feels to be nervous. Having an upcoming test? A performance, or competition, or just have trouble talking in front of people? Of course the list goes on and on about how things that make us nervous or uncomfortable. from the smallest thing to the extremes. But where do these feelings come from? Why do we even have these feelings? How can we cope with nervousness? Let’s find out.

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The Magic Behind Music

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Music is a wonderful phenomenon. It has many wondrous abilities in the human mind, and has a pretty big influence in our lives. No matter the genre, we all can enjoy music in its many shapes and forms. However, music plays an even bigger role in society, and has many great properties. But what exactly makes music so great and powerful in our lives? And more importantly, can learning to play an instrument actually make us smarter?

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