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Teasing Someone "Nicely" Is What Builds A Close Relationship

When you hear the word “teasing”, it sounds a bit..negative isn’t it? It often relates to bullying or in simple term, hurting someone’s feelings. Here’s one classic example from the Harry Potter book series where Draco Malfoy called Hermione Granger “You filthy little Mudblood” (just in case you are not an HP fan, that’s an insulting term used to describe people who are not from a wizard family AKA pure blood). This is what I called nasty teasing. You can see not only anger from Hermione’s eyes but that the insult has…

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30 Surprising Things You Can Get for Free That You’re Still Paying For

We all want to save money, whether we do it or not is a different matter. Of course, saving money comes down to how much you make and how much you spend. For me, the easiest way to save money is to put aside the money I saved by getting something for free when it… Continue… The post 30 Surprising Things You Can Get for Free That You’re Still Paying For appeared first on MoneyPantry.com.

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Science Reveals What Happens To Your Brain When You Do What Fits Your Values

When do you feel energized the most? After a sufficient sleep? After taking a break from work? Or simply doing things you like the most? The answer might vary but it is quite sure that you won’t feel energized when you’re doing things you don’t like at all. Our bodies send us different signals when we do things we like or dislike. The feeling of being energized and that of being fatigued are not only the result affected by our emotions. What we do actually changes our brains. Our brains naturally…

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Why I Mute The World To Save My Brain

How often do you find yourself quietly on your own in this noisy world? Even when you’re at work, out of the 7 to 8 hours, how many of them are your own quiet hours? A study at the University of California, Irvine, found that a typical office worker’s focused quiet time is only 11 minutes in-between interruptions on average,[1] and it actually takes 25 minutes to resume to work after any interruptions. The noise and interruptions are badly affecting our work efficiency, and in fact, our life too. Our…

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Elon Musk Proves AQ Is The Key To Success

Many people think that intelligence is the most important factor for success. Yet, in real life, intelligence counts for so little. It is not rare to see people who scored high in class years ago are doing the same as everyone else doing instead of standing out in the crowd after they graduated. Why? Because the real important thing is AQ. AQ means Adversity Quotient. Or, you can call it the “inability to consider failure”, according to Jim Cantrell, who’s the co-founder of SpaceX. As Jim Cantrell recalled, when everybody…

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A Small Habit Change That Can Largely Soothe Your Sensitive Teeth

You happily grab an ice-cream, but the moment your teeth comes into contact with it, it feels numb or even painful. All the great mood is gone. You may have already heard that using toothpaste that’s for sensitive tooth can help as it’s very often advertised. Yes, it works. But there’s a rarely mentioned trick, that costs no money, while can soothe your sensitive teeth instantly. That is, just use your non-dominant hand instead of dominant hand when brushing your teeth. This is because one major causes of sensitive tooth…

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How We Lose Billions Of Hours And Money On Social Apps Without Even Noticing It

The time and money we spend on social apps is shocking, and here’s the truth revealed: People spend 1.15 billion hours each month on playing mobile games. Games rank second behind social media activity in terms of time spent on devices according to a survey conducted in 2016.[1] On average, we spend 2 hours on social media apps per day, which add up to 5 years and 4 months over a lifetime.[2] In case you’re wondering, you can actually fly to the moon and back to Earth for 32 times with that time!!…

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