The meaning “serendipity” first came up in 1754 when English writer Horace Walper used it as a reference to a Persian fairy tale called “The Three Princes of Serendip.” In this fairytale, the princes’ clever ways helped them uncover hidden clues that led them to the most bizarre discoveries —sort of like ancient-times-Sherlock Holmes.
Category: Mental Awareness
The benefits of being in nature are numerous. The reason behind this is quite simple: there’s a very strong maternal connection between humans and nature. In fact, nature has been popularized as “Mother Nature” for a very long time, and it’s actually a very accurate description. Just like children come from mothers, we come from nature. Because we were originally ONE with nature, closely and directly intertwined with it; we used to coexist freely and directly with it.
If you’re currently looking for a book that will help you feel fulfilled and enlightened, then you’ve come to the right place! Below I will depict summaries for 5 of the best books on self-improvement. All must-reads.
I am an avid devourer of any psychological read. From self-help books to research-based articles, to psychological thrillers. From time to time, I also encounter young adult books with strong and fulfilling messages, like Steven Chbosky’s book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I strongly resonate with his most celebrated quote, “We accept the love we think we deserve,” for one simple reason. The love we think we deserve is the love we are accustomed to.
We all want children that are respectful, compassionate, empathetic, and emotionally strong, right? However, raising emotionally intelligent children is very close to impossible if you don’t have these capacities yourself. It’s sort of a “practice what you preach” kind of thing.
You’ve probably heard the word “toxic” a little bit too often. It’s easily thrown around here or there: toxic people, toxic relationships or even toxic behavior. But what exactly makes someone toxic?
Understanding how the mind works can give you an idea of how to manage your thoughts or emotions. However, trying to define the meaning of The Psyche may not be a simple task. After all, how can you possibly explain something you can’t see?