Finding Your Sweet Spot When Up In The Air

I’m sure everyone loves travelling, and if you have the opportunity to, you will very likely find yourself having to take a plane in order to reach your travel destination. It’s no sweat if you’re on a 5 hour or less flight. But the challenge comes when you have to take long haul flights, or worst still, red eye flights. Unless you’re flying on business or first class, chances are it’s going to be an uncomfortable journey on economy. So how can you make the most of your long journey…

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How to Spot a Liar within Seconds

Lying is pretty high up on the list of negative traits. No one likes to find out they’ve been deceived, yet it’s something nearly all of us do on a regular basis. According to James Patterson, author of The Day America Told the Truth, among two thousand Americans, 91 percent lied regularly both at home and at work.” Surprised? Possibly not. Most people aren’t out to deceive us for selfish gain. With loved ones, you’re more likely to be lied to in order to save your feelings from being hurt and…

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How False Beliefs Are Formed and What You Can Do to Spot Them Out

Are windmills machines used to produce wind? The faster windmills are observed to rotate, the more wind is observed to be. Therefore, wind is caused by the rotation of windmills. [#1] This is an example of reverse causality, which happen when we illogically infer causation from correlation. Often times, we mistakenly imply a strong correlation means causation. Let’s look at another example of this mistake. U.S. spending on science, space, and technology correlates with Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation. [#2] Correlation vs. Causation Let’s start by looking at the…

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How to Spot out True Friends in a World Full of Fake People

We face tons of responsibility in life. Study. Work. Family. In face of the stress from life, a good friend is like a refuge during a storm. However, not all #friends are reliable, only the #TRUE ones deserve our trust. This article defines what a true friendship means, and how a #fake friendship can destroy a person. It will help you reflect on your current friend circle, and help you squeeze the juice out of friendship. What True Friendship Means How REAL Friends Are Different From FAKE Friends It can be hard to…

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Verbal Abuse That's Not Easy to Spot but Indeed Very Harmful

#Verbal #abuse runs rampant and is the most under reported act of Domestic Violence of them all. More often than not, young girls are raised that this is how we are expected to be treated. Several groups want to point out that it’s not true. However, 62% of tweens (ages 11-14) report that they are aware of their friends being in verbally abusive relationships. 1 in 4 teenage girls, who are in relationships, report enduring repeat verbal abuse. Tweens and teens do not just automatically subject themselves to such relationships,…

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How to Spot a Verbal Abuser Early and Protect Yourself

Admitting to #yourself that you’re in an abusive relationship is incredibly difficult. When your partner doesn’t ever hurt you, when your problems are “limited” to “mean words”, it feels hard to believe that it’s justified to call it abuse, especially if they are a good partner in other ways. But that doesn’t mean that the relationship isn’t abusive, and that doesn’t mean it’s something you have to settle for. #Verbal abuse is incredibly harmful for your mental health, and can leave you feeling broken, trapped, deeply depressed and worthless over…

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How to Spot Real Leaders Without Being Fooled by Fake Ones

Your boss is someone you need to report to and listen to, whether you like them or not. Every business has someone who is in charge of running a team of people, but that does not qualify them as #leaders. #Being in the position of power does not make you a leader, it takes much more than that. A leader is someone who inspires and motivates people to do their best while creating a bond of trust. A leader doesn’t have to instill fear to get things done – a…

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