Articles in the category Hacks

5 Steps to Develop a Creative Mind

The creative mind sees endless possibilities from information and ideas, and turns them into forms of expressions, innovative products and ingenious solutions to problems and difficulties. If this has discouraged you and made you think you can never be creative, think again. A creative mind is not a birthright of the likes of Elon Musk […]

The Growth Mindset: What It Is and How to Develop It

The growth mindset became popular and spread quickly in schools and the workplace when renowned psychologist Carol Dweck showed how it is linked to success. Previously, it was generally believed that people with high IQs or talent had better chances to become successful, be it in school or at work. The Two Types of Mindsets […]

Can’t Meditate? These Hacks Will Solve That

Learning how to meditate is probably one of the hardest things I’ve experienced. Even today, I can’t say that meditation comes easily to me. As Wayne Dyer said, “Meditation is difficult for many people because their thoughts are always on some distant object or place. One form of meditation is to label the thought as […]

Beat Depression With These Natural Treatments [Infographic]

No one who has ever been clinically depressed would wish the same thing on another person. It’s a pit that has a potential to swallow you forever, and, even when it’s been treated, depressive thoughts can still come and go throughout your life. With 350 million people in the world affected by some sort of […]

15 Relaxing Things to Do to Quickly Relieve Stress

Relaxing should be intuitive, shouldn’t it? Who doesn’t want to feel relaxed and stress-free? While that seems like a no-brainer, for people who are under constant stress – whether because of work or other personal issues – being able to truly relax may not be easy. There is no such thing as an “ON/OFF” switch […]

How to Stay Awake at Work Without Sleep

It happens to all of us. For whatever reason, we stay up all night – or most of it. However, most of the time, there’s no going around the fact that we have to go to work in the morning. In cases like these, what are you to do? 11 Best Ways to Wake Up […]

How to Wake Up at Work Naturally

Sometimes, staying awake in the office is one of the most difficult things we have to face. Even if we like our jobs, there are just times when beddy-bye land calls and it seems there is no way but to heed that call. Or drink tons of coffee and energy drinks. Now, I am not […]

4 Things to Do Before Bed That Will Make the Next Day Awesome

We all live busy lives. There are times when days just go by in a blur, leaving us wondering what the heck happened. What we’ve done. What we’re doing with our lives. Then there are those moments when we feel as if the weight of the world were on our shoulders. Days when all we […]

Simple Habits That Will Change Your Life

Sometimes, we don’t see the need to make some changes in our life. We think everything’s okay, and that’s the end of it. However, everyone knows there is always room for improvement. The thing is, we can’t always pinpoint those areas. We can’t determine what habits to form that will create significant changes. Even more, […]

What Is Childhood Emotional Neglect And How It Affects Your Child

Childhood emotional neglect. It’s not something we hear about when talking of typical developmental childhood conditions. But it’s actually more common than we think, albeit less noticeable because the manifestations are not as alarming as, say, autism, ADHD or defiant behavior. Yet, CEN can lead to serious problems in adulthood, which we shall enumerate in […]