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Personal GrowthShow all in this category

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Coaching
Although it takes many forms, coaching is the process whereby an experienced person or someone with special skills mentors another person – or group of people – who lack them. As such, ...

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Gratitude
Put simply, gratitude is the emotion of thankfulness we feel whenever something beneficial happens. Commonly, people express their gratitude to one another as a courtesy for everyday in...

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Acceptance
Derived from the same root in Latin as 'acquiescence', acceptance is a related word which means being able to handle reality. Sometimes, it may be that you are faced with some personal ...

Social Connections Show all in this category

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Deep Listening
Deep listening is a practice that is used for anything from spiritual growth to building better communication pathways within a business or other organisation. Essentially, it is about ...

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Altruism
The term was first brought into usage by Auguste Comte, the nineteenth-century French philosopher. When he used it, he really wanted a word that meant the opposite of egoism, the self-c...

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Compassion
Often regarded as something that is related to empathy, compassion is the feeling that comes when you notice someone or something, that is suffering. You may not be able to put yourself...

Mental Health and PsychologyShow all in this category

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Stress Management
At its simplest, stress management is the term that is used to cover a wide range of different techniques that will help you to lower the feelings of stress you experience in daily life...

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Meditation
Meditation refers to a variety of mental exercises which have their origin in ancient times and became increasingly popular in the western world over the last decades. While meditating,...

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Depression
Most of us feel sad or under the weather from time to time, but depression is much more than that. If you're persistently down for weeks or months on end, it could be that you're clinic...

Inspiration and SpiritualityShow all in this category

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Positive Thinking
Positive thinking is a mental attitude that does not mean simply looking at one thing in a positive light but having a more wide-ranging view of optimism. By contrast, pessimism is a st...

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Positive News
When you hear some positive news or other, it can certainly lighten your mood. If a friend were to say to you that they had just been promoted or that they had been successful in some o...

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Enlightenment
For some Western philosophers, notably Kant, enlightenment is a greater understanding of humanity derived from observations rather than superstitions. The Age of Enlightenment is often ...

Science and TechnologyShow all in this category

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Quantified Self
The concept of the quantified self relates to how people make quantifiable records of themselves in a wide range of activities and emotional reactions. Instead of making a qualitative j...

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Neuroscience
More often than not, neuroscience is used as an umbrella term that covers various branches of biology, including physiology, anatomy and cytology. Other aspects of it include molecular ...

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Biotechnology
Although humankind has been using techniques that may be described as biotechnological for centuries, the term itself only came into common usage in the early part of the twentieth cent...

Greater GoodShow all in this category

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Global Income Distribution
Income distribution is an economic measurement that looks at the gross domestic product (GDP) of a state and works out how evenly – or otherwise – this is distributed among its inhabita...

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Sustainability
Simply put, sustainability is the factor we look for in order for something to go on existing forever. It impacts on social activities and institutions as well as healthcare matters. Su...

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Happiness
Happiness is one of those traits which is described as both a mental and emotional state. For example, you can mentally be happy at an event or for someone else while your overarching m...

Love and IntimacyShow all in this category

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Managing Divorce
Divorce is the dissolution of a marriage or a civil partnership that will often follow the breakdown of a relationship. As opposed to separation, divorcing someone means severing all of...

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LGBTQ
In short, LGBTQ is an umbrella term for various groups of people based on their sexual orientation and gender identities – among other things. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, t...

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Marriage
Marriage, also known as wedlock or matrimony, is the state between people, which means that they will be partners. In a legal sense, it places both rights and obligations on the people ...

Health, Body, MedicineShow all in this category

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Herbalism
Also known as herbal medicine, herbalism is the term that covers the use of plants as medical treatments. This means that traditional medicine – which has been practised all over the wo...

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TCM Tradidtional Chinese Medicine
Based on over 3,500 years of accumulated knowledge and skills, traditional Chinese medicine, or TCM as it is often called, is an alternative health system that is used widely all over A...

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Allergies
When the body comes into contact with something that it sees as a threat, the immune system will be deployed in order to destroy it. This is perfectly natural and is the way that humans...

TeacherShow all in this category

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Mooji
Mooji is a spiritual teacher who is based in the UK and Portugal. His teachings cover many aspects of spirituality that are derived from all sorts of sources. However, much of what Mooj...

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Maya Angelou
Born in 1928, Maya Angelou was a prolific writer but also a singer, a stage performer, an academic and a civil rights activist. Her writing is often pigeon-holed as autobiographical fic...

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Alan Watts
Born in January 1915, Alan Watts was a philosopher and writer who had a significant impact on the West's view of Eastern spirituality and philosophical thinking in the mid-twentieth cen...

Family and KidsShow all in this category

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Work Life Balance
The term work life balance relates to a harmonious state where the demands of work and home life are in equilibrium. In other words, people with a good work life balance do not have too...

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Early Childhood Education
Also known as nursery education, early childhood education is the process of teaching younger children, usually through play and exploration, that prepares them for more formal school e...

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Adoption
Put simply; adoption occurs when an adult takes over the responsibility for raising a child until they become an adult even though they are not the biological parent. Of course, some pe...

FoodShow all in this category

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Healthy Eating
To put it simply, healthy eating is the practice of consuming only foods and drinks which have a noted health benefit and avoiding those with low nutritional value. A big part of a heal...

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Kitchen Garden
Known as a potager in France, a kitchen garden is simply part of a domestic garden that has been given over to the production of plants for food rather than for their ornamental propert...

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Fasting
At its most basic, going on a fast means not eating anything at all for a given period. In some cases, this will also mean foregoing liquid intake, but this is a more unusual form that ...

Art, Culture, LeisureShow all in this category

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Photography
Photography is image-making that makes use of light to produce a picture. In some cases, electromagnetic radiation outside the field of visible light is also used to create images, usua...

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Film
Since moving pictures were first put together from a series of still photographs to settle a bet – whether a horse raised all its hooves off the ground, or not, when running – people ha...

103 Members

Painting, Drawing
Both painting and drawing are predominantly two-dimensional forms of art. Of course, you can paint or draw onto a three-dimensional structure, but this tends to be referred to as a fini...
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