Optimism

What Is Optimism? Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Research shows that, on average, human beings are hardwired to be more optimistic than not. To many psychologists, optimism reflects the belief that the outcomes of events or experiences will generally be positive. Others… Continue reading Optimism

A Beginner’s Guide to Norse Mythology

The story of Gylfaginning begins with King Gylfi of Sweden travelling to Ásgarðr (Asgard) disguised as an old man named “Gangleri” to ask the Æsir questions about the universe. He meets Óðinn (Odin), who is also disguised and presents himself as as three kings named “Hárr” (High), “Jafnhárr” (Just-as-High) and “Þriði” (Third). Gylfi asks permission to… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Norse Mythology

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life. As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, and sometimes take a shit when you’re out… Continue reading The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Perfume

Who doesn’t love smelling fabulous? Perfume has become a product so embedded in our daily ritual that we’d feel naked without a spritz of our signature scent before running out the door. Of course, we’re all familiar with the usual triumphs and struggles that come with picking out a scent but surprisingly, there’s more to… Continue reading 10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Perfume

Board game types explained: a beginner’s guide to tabletop gaming terms

Getting into tabletop gaming as a beginner can be a challenge. From knowing the best board games, working out what to buy first and finding others interested in playing them with you, through to understanding the conversation when you meet these peers, there are all sorts of potential barriers to even the friendliest of pastimes. Board… Continue reading Board game types explained: a beginner’s guide to tabletop gaming terms

What Are the Five Love Languages?

Love language is a concept that describes the ways that people receive and express love in a relationship. Knowing your partner’s love language and letting them know yours can help you ensure you both feel loved and appreciated in your relationship. Nearly everyone wants to show their partner that they care. Yet, many people struggle… Continue reading What Are the Five Love Languages?

Interesting Psychological Facts That Explain Why We Are The Way We Are

Ever wondered why you feel the way you do, or do the things you do? The way your mind functions has a lot to do with the way you are, and the things you do. It’s amazing how every ‘unique’ mind, at some level, functions similarly. Here are 60 facts about our psychic that are a clear indication of why… Continue reading Interesting Psychological Facts That Explain Why We Are The Way We Are