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Obession with Sugar Can Get Us Killed, Here's How I Curbed My Sweet Tooth

When we feel stressed or sad, the first thing that pops up in our minds is the tempting sugary food. The pleasure brought by it is just soooo incomparable. From child to adult and to elderly, very few of us really hate the taste of sweetness. We’re born to like #sugar. But we also know how bad it can be when we consume much sugar. Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many more serious health issues are the possible results of consuming too much sugar. All of these increase our risk…

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You Only Have 7 Seconds To Leave A Good First Impression. Here's How You Can Nail It.

There are 86,400 #seconds in a day. More than 30 million seconds in a year. But it #only takes 7 seconds to form a #first impression.[1] And these 7 seconds can change your coming years if not the entire life. 7 seconds to #leave an impressive first #impression on your future partner. 7 seconds to make your prospective employer think you’re trustworthy and bright in an interview. If we know how to make the best out of these magical 7 second of time, it can be a pot of gold….

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Why Being Too Nice Is A Curse. Here's How I Learn To Grow My Backbone.

Since we were toddlers, our parents, seniors, and teachers constantly tell us the importance of being nice. There’s nothing wrong with being nice, in fact, we should be nice to people. But have you encountered someone who goes overboard with their niceness? There’s a fine line of being nice and TOO nice. Imagine the colleague who laughs at every single joke at work. Or the friend who compliments everything that you are doing. Or the stranger who starts a conversation with you and responds with “I agree”. Do you find…

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Wandering Minds Can't Find Their Ways To Happiness, Here's Why And What You Can Do

The human mind is imaginative. A Harvard study shows that our mind wanders for almost 12 hours a day on average.[1] Whether you are a nostalgic or a dreamer, your wandering mind never rests. It brings you back to the good old memories or brings you to far off dreamy fantasies: the days when you were a little kid with nothing to worry about or the day you will finally retire from work to enjoy life. But sooner or later, you will realize that a gap which can’t be bridged exists between what we think…

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We're Born To Want To Put Things Off But Here's What You Can Do To Get Over It

We all know the feeling of having to do something and putting it off. I’ll do it tomorrow, you say to yourself, but you said that yesterday. That book you meant to write, that running habit, getting to work on time – whatever it is that you have been putting off, you can change it. And here’s one idea that might help you change your behaviour so you can get to doing what you really want to do. Temporary rewards are always more tempting to our brain. There’s a term…

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Here's How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Conversations

Do you ever feel flustered or frustrated when people keep asking the same questions over and over? Or, are you that person who constantly tries to justify your point of view when someone argues with you? At the same time, have you met someone who could remain calm and collected while dealing with a conflict or chaos? Do you ever wonder how they could maintain composure without becoming agitated or irritated? Here are four ways that emotionally intelligent people handle conversations in social situations. Everyone receives negative feedback sometimes, even…

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Small Things You Do Can Make You Way More Productivity, Here's How

Blink. It’s 9:50 AM. Work starts in 10 minutes; I am punctual, awake, and ready for the day. Awesome. Blink. 1:00 PM. Wait, what?! I shut my eyes tightly and opened them again. There is nothing wrong with the watch. But I realized that in the three hours that just passed, I barely finished one article – which was supposed to be done in an hour. Sounds familiar? As you rush to finish what was supposed to be completed in the morning after lunch, you realize you can either: Lower the…

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