Look Closely at this Picture

Is it in colour or in black and white? The truth is, this photo was originally in grayscale, but an artist drew coloured lines on it. But those coloured lines are enough to let your brain imagine the picture in colour and to fill in the rest of the colours itself. Amazing!

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Musings about Stress

Let's say you're in your comfort zone right now. You have a daily routine you follow, have your basic needs met, and are generally happy. Would you change that in order to grow? In order to have a slightly better life in terms of getting more of your wants met? When you're in your comfort… Continue reading Musings about Stress

Misconceptions About Body Language

An FBI expert clears up some misconceptions about body language. 1. Folding one's arms across the chest is not "blocking" behaviour, to distance yourself from someone and protect yourself. It is simply self soothing behaviour. 2. Looking up and left(or right) when answering a question doesn't necessarily mean you are lying. It simply means you… Continue reading Misconceptions About Body Language

Are We Closing the Door on Child Creativity?

This story is titled "THE LITTLE BOY" By Helen E. Buckley Once a little boy went to school. One morning, when the little boy had been in school a while, his teacher said: “Today we are going to make a picture.” “Good!” thought the little boy. He liked to make pictures. He could make all… Continue reading Are We Closing the Door on Child Creativity?

What’s Wrong with Saying “Just be positive!”

Turns out that there's something called toxic positivity. When someone is in need of encouragement, while it is easy to say stuff like "think positive!", you and I know that when you're on the receiving end of that, you'll be muttering to yourself "yeah, easy for you to say!" Image taken from sitwithwhit's instagram. Try… Continue reading What’s Wrong with Saying “Just be positive!”