Eye of the Tiger

There are two things in the world that can define success in life: those who are hard workers, and those who depend on others to do their work for them.  In the movie, “Rocky”, we can see first hand what a true warrior is all about, and one who is determined to give it his all, for just like KOBE BRYANT( 5x NBA champion,2008 MVP, 16x NBA all-star),  Rocky Balboa had a heart of a champion and possessed a killer mentality in him.  Continue reading

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Time Flies…..

17-1385778267_700x0Right before I entered high school, I was always told “High School goes by so quickly, so don’t waste your time, and do things while you can.”  In fact, it seems like everyone says that now a days.  However, this ins’t just some old proverb.  There is an actual mathematical explanation on why time seems to fly by so quickly the older we get.

Now there is a relatively simple explanation for this phenomenon.  Think of it this way; after your turned 1 years old, 1 year represents your entire life.  When you turn 2 years old, 1 year represents half of your life.  Finally, when you turn 17, 1 year represents 1/17th of your life.  See the pattern?  As you get older, 1 year represents less and less of your life, and eventually, time just seems to “fly by”.  This could explain why our childhood seemed to take so long to complete, and when we reach high school and beyond, things go by quickly.

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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

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

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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Overcoming The Fear of Public Speaking

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With all the attention, and under the spotlight, it is perfectly normal to feel nervous when speaking in front of an audience. Some may feel nervous more than others, but it should not affect your performance. No matter what you do in life, there comes a day in which you will have to present or speak in front of a crowd of people. Just the other week, we had to present our project in front of the entire class and gained some tips along the way. Here are some tips and tricks to take advantage of your fear and make it on your side.

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Nostalgia and Memories of Your Past

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Nostalgia can be quite a curious thing when you think about it. It is foundry remembering the past; any place, thing, or action we did in the past. Believe it or not, nostalgia can be very important to our self identity, and our mental health. In the 1680s, nostalgia was seen as an illness. Soldiers longing for home was said to have the disease of nostalgia, but research shows that nostalgia is a good thing for us.

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The Brain: Why We Can Think

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Have you ever wondered what goes on in your brain when you are thinking? Well, although you can’t see it or feel it, when you learn and when your brain processes  information, a simple process occurs in the brain that allows you to not only react, but to memorize and analyze information as well. Continue reading

Laughter Is Truly The Best Medicine

652x450_126666-fericirea-te-face-mai-energicLaughter is something that we, as human beings, can understand. We may speak different dialects and have different culture, but we all understand laughter. Sometimes in life we could use a good laugh. But have you ever wondered what function does it serve? Well as it turns out comedy and laughter plays a pretty big role in our lives whether we know it or not. And even helps our mental health and shows social ability.  After all, humans are social creatures, and we thrive off of that.

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