How Does a Dream Catcher Work?

Dream catcher: the name itself has a magical feel to it. It has become popular in recent times thanks to many movies and popular shows using it. Some believe it has magical powers, some think of it as just a craft. Even though many people have heard about them and some even use them, most of them don’t have any idea of what a dreamcatcher is, what it does, how it works, how did it originate, etc.

There is something about the unknown and the mystical that intrigues people and makes them want to dive deep into finding out the truth.

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How to Unleash Your Inner Genius

Geniuses are also people like you and me, but we sometimes do not know it!

We all have great potential, yet they say that humans use only 5% of their brain capacity. What if we could explore a little more? Starting to use 6%, 7% or even 10% of this capacity? Could we be a little further ahead and moving towards the genius level (even if just a bit)? I have no doubt of that.

There is still no proven way to access this huge potential that we have. However, there are ways to reach it from time to time. Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, discovered that in our minds there is a subconscious, where accessed drastically increases our ability to succeed in what we want.

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How to Reinvent Yourself at 50

OK, they say that age is just a number but that doesn’t mean there aren’t certain ages where we start to feel our age more. And any number with a zero at the end – especially when it coincides with the half century – tends to give us pause for thought.

Sometimes that thinking leads to the idea that maybe we should try to reinvent ourselves. Other people might call that a mid-life crisis but let’s not dwell on that thought.

Whilst we can probably rule out some ideas – reliving lost youth, that kind of thing – there are quite a few things us not-yet-oldies can do to reinvent areas of our lives so that we’re getting closer to our vision of an ideal “me”. After all, we’ve had enough time to find out what works and what doesn’t work so it’s time to put those thoughts into practice and live out the rest of what’s hopefully a long and happy life being as true to our real self as possible.

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Change Your Life in 30 Days (ish)

It sounds an impossible task – changing your life in 30 days. But stranger things have happened and it’s actually perfectly possible for you to join this seemingly elite club.

The first thing you need to do is start.

That’s where a crazily large majority of people fail at this task – the very first step.

Maybe they haven’t really got the motivation, maybe they haven’t truly got the bit between their teeth, maybe the pain of where they currently are doesn’t outweigh the benefits of moving on.

I’m not here to judge – you’re probably doing a much better job of that than I am already.

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Are Subliminal Messages Real? Or Are They Just a Placebo? And Should You Care?

There’s a lot of comments around saying that subliminal messages aren’t real and that anything you get from them is just a placebo effect.

Derren Brown even went as far as giving participants in one of his shows a “subliminal” recording that was just the backing track – no messages whatsoever.

To my mind, it doesn’t actually matter whether subliminal messages work in theory or not. The proof is whether they work in real life.

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How To Make Big Life Changing Decisions

Making serious decisions (for example, how you are going to work for the rest of your life) is a very difficult problem for many people. They come to me and say: “I need to decide what to do for the rest of my life!”

To begin, I ask: “What do you want to do tomorrow?” People always look at me with an absent look and say: “Well, tomorrow I have to go to work …” I interrupt: “I didn’t ask about that. I asked, what are you going to do tomorrow? Even if you only have an hour between one job and another, what are you going to do in your free time? If you can’t plan how to be happy for an hour, then how are you going to plan it for the rest of your life? ”

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How to Stop Being Scared as a Passenger in a Car

While driving and being in a car is a regular activity for most of us, some people find it difficult to keep their calm when in passenger seat of the car. If you’re one of them, being driven somewhere by your family member or a friend can be an unnerving experience.

In purely psychological terms, this passenger nervousness or fear is given the name of maxophobia’. You might feel this strange fear every time you’re in the car as a passenger, regardless of whether the person in charge of the steering is a good driver or not.

Now that cars are an object of daily use, for getting to work or just driving to the grocery store, you might have to confront this unusual fear every other day if not worse. Focusing on what’s going on inside the vehicle becomes a tough job in such circumstances.

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How To Do A Digital Detox and Get Your Life Back

If you’re using your phone to read this article, then you most likely need a digital detox. These days it’s as if our smartphones, PCs, and TVs rule us rather than the other way round.

If reaching for your phone (unless it’s acting as your alarm clock) is the first thing on your mind every morning, you need a digital detox. If surfing on your smartphone is the last thing you do at night before you close your eyes, you need a digital detox. If the idea of spending thirty minutes of your waking hours in a day without needing to reach for your phone is unthinkable, then you most definitely need a digital detox.

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Home Remedies for Sleep Talking

Do you talk to someone about your father in a dream? Nearly half of all infants and 5 per cent of adults speak regularly in a dream.

Most people only speak talk for a few seconds a night, but some can keep all their conversations. Some words may be difficult to understand, others may cry. People do not remember sleeping at night.

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