7 Most Bizarre Traditions around the World

7 Most Bizarre Traditions around the World We all live in our own little corner of the world with traditions, cultures, and lifestyle that are unique only to us. There are some traditions that we are not exactly fond of and might even think of them as weird and embarrassing, but if you actually get to know about some of the traditions that are practiced around the world, then we can safely say that yours are as sane as it gets. From awe-inspiring to humbling, disgusting to outright inhuman, I guess bizarre is a pretty small word to define these unusual customs. While it is impossible to tell which one is more bizarre than the other, here we have picked out some of the most shock-inducing ones: 1.    Being single is dangerous in Denmark: As if our self-esteem isn’t already doing a good job, being single at 25 in Denmark>>>

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How Gratitude is the Way to Attain Happiness

How Gratitude is the Way to Attain Happiness Happiness is subjective and every individual perceives it according to their own capability. Some find happiness in money, a new job, or a trip, while others find it in the little things that occur daily, such as an approval, a confession of love, or even an apology. Gratitude is also one such means that makes a person happy. It is a state of being grateful for something, and the skill of counting your blessings rather than stating what is missing, and being happy and thankful for even the little pleasures of life. A number of psychological and behavioral researches have worked on the concept of gratitude and have seen positive results and life improvements because of its practice. From resilience, to reduction in stress levels and building of stronger relationships – gratitude has positively affected all these aspects. It is present-oriented and>>>

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How to Free Yourself from Resentment and Forgive Others

How to Free Yourself from Resentment and Forgive Others Being betrayed, lied to, and cheated disturbs the peace of our mind and makes us question our own self-worth. The emotional response of anger and hurting back is only natural. As time passes by, these emotions, if not dealt properly, take the shape of resentment. It could be a grudge that you hold on to, for too long, for the bad things that have happened. Or a bitterness which can only be released through the act of forgiveness. But is it really easy to forgive? To look into the eye of the person who has caused all the hurt and unhappiness to you, and utter the three words “I forgive you”? The person who you might have loved once? How can you let go of the memory of that betrayal? As Mahatma Gandhi said, “The weak can never forgive as forgiveness>>>

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Therapy: A Powerful Tool To Heal

Therapy: A Powerful Tool To Heal No matter what you are struggling with, seeking therapy can be a great way to heal yourself. Live can be really difficult sometimes. For instance, being in an accident or having to face the death of a relative that a person was really close to can be really hard for people, and most do not easily overcome such tragedies, especially on their own. When left untreated, such incidents can lead to numbness, anxiety, and severe depression. While some people may know the cause behind their uneasiness or depression, there are others who have no clue as to why they have such a terrible perspective towards life. Therapy: A Powerful Tool To Heal can help solve all such identified and unidentified struggles that people might be facing. The Benefits Of Therapy There has been research, which shows that verbally communicating your feelings to another person>>>

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7 Ways To Beat Your Addiction

7 WAYS TO BEAT YOUR ADDICTION Addiction is the slavery of a certain habit such that when one try’s to cease from it, trauma results. It can be a practice that endangers your life yet you cannot stop because you are used to it. Most addictions are caused by caffeine, drugs or habits like pornography. Since addiction can never benefit you in anyway, it is good to stop it, after all, addiction have more disadvantages than advantages. Everything in excess is poison or so the adage goes. So how do you conquer addiction?  Below are some ways to get rid of it. ACCEPT THE PROBLEM This would be the first step to a thousand miles. Accepting that you have addiction problem will trigger you to stop it because every time, your conscience will remind you that you are doing something wrong. If you have not yet accepted the problem, then>>>

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Mindful Practices Can Make Your Days Much Better

Mindful Practices Can Make Your Days Much Better As days go by, we find ourselves becoming busier and fully occupied with work. Most of the time, we multi-task our way through life without even noticing how multi-tasking takes away our ability to be fully aware of the present moment. It is important to be mindful so that you can be fully present in the present moment without passing any judgments. This is because mindfulness is scientifically known to make people much happier with their lives. Here are a few benefits of being mindful: 1.     Mindfulness Enhances Your Overall Wellbeing Practicing mindfulness increases a person’s overall satisfaction towards life, thereby improving their wellbeing. This is because the act encourages people to remain in the present moment and savor it completely without worrying excessively about the past or the present. Through this, they focus more on the activities that are happening around>>>

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Why Experiences Are Better Than Money

Why Experiences Are Better Than Money Some people focus on accumulating large amounts of money and spending them on things as opposed to experiences. They believe that material things will bring them happiness. However, this is not entirely true because material things can only provide happiness for a short time. Sooner or later, we are bound to get used to the things that we bought, and when we adapt to these materialistic things, they do not seem important to us anymore. Also, with the every changing technology, materialistic things also keep changing over time and therefore our desires change accordingly. The Benefit Of Experiences Experiences are much different from materialistic things because they provide us with treasured memories that we can keep with us for the rest of our lives. For instance, when we travel, we interact with many different people, make new friends, indulge in some adventures, and eat>>>

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10 Secrets about Listening You Can Learn From TV

10 Secrets about Listening You Can Learn From TV With the recent development in technology and much other advancement, a lot of people have been carried away with the tide of “busyness” that they have little or no time for friends and family members. No matter how busy we may seem to be an effective listening technique which is an essential ingredient to effective communication is very important for our daily living. A lot of people carry heavy burdens that need to be shared with others but, everyone is too busy to give a listening thereby resulting into big problems and health challenges. It is commonly said that a problem shared is half-solved. The question is who do we share the problem with when no one is ready to listen? Here are some listening secrets you can learn from the TV: Those who listen to their partners or friends are>>>

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5 Lessons about Character You Can Learn from Superheroes

5 Lessons about Character You Can Learn from Superheroes Amidst the superhero persona, the amazing superpowers, and the dazzling storylines in all superhero franchises lays an underlying message for the fans. The stories about our favorite caped crusaders, alien, and mutants have life lessons that are intricately tied into the storylines, the personality, and decisions of the superheroes. Here are the five character lessons that superheroes teach you through their heroism: Uncle Ben’s Lesson for Spiderman Uncle Ben’s death left many of us crying for days, but we fought through the tears to see Spiderman embrace his destiny… responsibly. The popular phrase, “With great power comes great responsibility,” said by Uncle Ben is one of the most repeated lines in recent history, setting a benchmark for other superheroes to follow. Uncle Ben taught all of us that regardless of the amount of power, wealth, and resources we may gain, we>>>

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