6 Signs A ‘Nice’ Person Secretly Has Negative Intentions

Have you ever met someone who seemed really nice and likeable at first sight? They inspired confidence and genuine friendly feelings in you that may rise in a friendship. But soon you realized that there is something fishy about them. The niceness that they seem to project is just a disguise to hide their true intentions from the world....

How Journaling by Hand Changed My Life

In the summer of 2015, I picked up a book called The Artist's Way, a manual on how to rediscover the creativity we lose in adulthood. It lays out a 12-week course on creative rehabilitation. Here are the two main instructions: Write three pages every day, then once a week go be weird by yourself. I latched onto both commandments...

Stay Single Until You Meet A Guy Like This

Stay single until you meet a guy who opens every door you walk through. Stay single until you meet a guy who makes sure you walk on the inside of the sidewalk away from the street. The guy who holds your hand shamelessly and will kiss you in public. Stay single until you meet a guy who wants to bring you home...

Good Boyfriends Don’t Stay Friends With Their Exes

No, this can’t happen. Good boyfriends don’t stay friends with a woman who used to share their bed with them. The woman who used to cuddle with them also is the one they told many secrets to. The thing is you are with a new girl who you started with because she fits you. Why the hell do you still...

7 Steps To Unleash Your Full Human Potential

You are a spiritual being enclosed in a human body. While taking care of your spiritual side is a prerequisite, taking care of your physical body is equally important. Your life wouldn’t be as full as it is supposed to be when you neglect some aspects of your being. You came into this world for certain reasons. Unleashing your full human...

Why we are Attracted to People who Need Rescuing

For years, I would run toward people who I thought needed to be rescued, and there’s a part of me that still does. However, there’s a huge difference between wanting to help or support people, and choosing to romantically engage when we are the “rescuer” and the other person is perceived as “wounded” or “broken.” This is particularly prevalent when we...

We Fall in Love many Times in our Life, but we Rarely Love like This

In the past, I mixed up the term “falling in love” with the word “love.” For me, any romantic experience used to fall under the label of love. My quest for an appropriate definition of love is ongoing, but now I can at least form an idea of what it is. And I was wrong before—falling in love with someone...

Why We Should Never Force Our Spiritual Beliefs on Other People

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” ~John Steinbeck Around six years ago I started to meditate. I had a spiritual awakening, and life started to look really different. I...

The Healing Benefits of Spending Time Alone

n our culture, most people don’t seem to spend any time alone, in silence, doing nothing but enjoying their own presence. They are continuously doing something or being with someone, distracting themselves in all sorts of ways, just so they won’t experience a moment of aloneness. Afraid of Ourselves Why do people always feel the need to be distracted from themselves?...

Unconditional Love is About Acceptance and Growth, Never About Changing Your Partner

When two individuals have genuine and unconditional feelings for each other, and are driven by true love, not ulterior motives, they eventually develop into better people. People who truly love each other never set any conditions. They are capable of accepting their partner as they are for the rest of their lives. They neglect all of their flaws and imperfections,...

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