Frame your world in your way and create a reality that’s in your favor.

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Einstein once said: “Reality is an illusion, albeit a persistent one ”. What we think as reality, in fact, is just an interpretation of it.

The reality we experience — in scientific terms — is the compound of our senses’ ability to notice the world’s phenomena and our mind to perceive those happenings while filtering them with our beliefs. Let me explain.

Our mind is very complex and has a huge potential we haven’t explored yet at all. As humans, using this god-sent tool, our brain, we can…


Even if we think we do know, in fact, we don’t know anything about us.

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One day, as you’re slightly opening your eyes, you find yourself crying to your mother’s breast. The moment after, you set forth a journey to discover the world. Using your baby-brain you start interacting with strange environments while trying to categorize all the things you grasp into simple boxes such as good or bad.

Years are passing by and as soon as you step into adolescence you realize that you possess an inner self, a more abstract personality, who is way more vulnerable than you’ve ever imagined. …


Cultivate your natural skills and make a difference in your life.

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By the day we’ve been born, we keep learning new things. At first, we learn how to talk and how to walk. As soon as we’ve grown up a little more we learn how to imagine, how to communicate our thoughts, and how to express our feelings. — all these learnings are considered as innate abilities. Of course, this process happens unconsciously, no one takes you by the hand to show you how to exhibit your love or how to dream.

Most of us, tend to separate the word “skill ”from “ability”. An ability is something that you learn but…


Narrow concepts about time diminish its importance

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No matter how old or how young we are there is at least one time in our lives we had the epiphany that our time is limited. This realization may have resulted after a loss of a loved person which we experienced or may have come as a sequence of an open-minding anniversary that we celebrated.

Another realization came to the surface when I was reflecting that the earth was formed around 4.54 billion years ago, whereas a human’s life in the best case scenario reaches 90 years. It’s evident we are so insignificant. …


See through the haze of myths to escape the culture’s matrix.

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A narrative is a coherence of beliefs that creates a story in our minds. We use these stories to shape our realities. According to Owen Flanagan, a leading consciousness researcher: “Evidence strongly suggests that humans in all cultures come to cast their own identity in some sort of narrative form. We are inveterate storytellers.”

We create stories. Culture is a product of the cohesion of hundreds of little stories, an assemblage of hundreds of narratives.

There are many examples of narratives. Racism is a classic phenomenon that derives from “non-healthy” narratives. Patriarchy was one of them but it has faded…


Approach your own personal essence of fulfillment by extensively contemplating your life.

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“Our beliefs, what we value in life, provide the roadmap for the type of life that we experience. A period of personal unhappiness reveals that our values are misplaced and we are on the wrong path.

Unless a person changes their values and ideas, they will continue to experience discontentment.”
― Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

We are roaming through life’s adversities hoping that someday we’ll become happy. But what is happiness anyway?

Most of us express it in the same way; to become complete, to feel satisfied with our life. …


Unplug yourself from groupthink to escape “Society’s Matrix”

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Our social nature can become a curse. Society context is limiting us.

As soon as we are born, hopefully for most of us, there is a family that’s waiting with open arms. Within this beautiful social group, our home, we learn behaviors that accommodate us through the rest of our lives.

Within groups, such as family or society in general, we collaborate and create beautiful things thanks to our innate teamwork.

Sometimes though, that strong power that derives from a group fades away. This occurs when each member of the group starts to become receptive and luxuriate to the others.


Start to be aware of them if you want to live life to the fullest.

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We are walking through life knowing neither our origin nor our exact destination. The only things we possess are some vague memories from our childhood and a few hazy predictions for our future.

Tangled between yesterday and tomorrow, we rarely notice ourselves in the present. We forget to acknowledge our own existence and we don’t take any time to reflect on our human experience on this beautiful planet, earth.

Hence each day starts to seem the same. Daily, we’re interacting with so many stimuli which barely decode them. …


Here’s how our extreme reflective tendency separates us from the rest of the world.

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I don’t hate people. I just feel better when they are not around.
– Charles Bukowski

The dichotomy between an introverted and extroverted personality was suggested first time by the great psychologist Carl Jung. According to his words, introverted personalities are more reserved or reflective and enjoy more their own company. On the other hand, the extroverted ones are more talkative and enjoy receiving energy while interacting with people.

At first sight, you might think that the lucky ones are definitely extroverts. I thought that too. As an introvert, since I remember myself, I wanted to spend many hours alone…


Reconnect with your suppressed childish side to get away from the misery of the false maturity.

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“Humanity has unquestionably one really effective weapon — laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution — these can lift at a colossal humbug — push it a little — weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. “ Mark Twain,

Have you wondered why people are so serious? Then, what was the cause that made the Joker come with this question?

We are raised in a world in which we are supposed to always be, look, and behave perfectly. We have…

Orestis Spanos

I’m an upcoming dentist. I love writing about the psychology of confidence. I also enjoy approaching life in a philosophical but still logical way.

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