Mood Map Emotions create subjective feelings that are often evaluated as “feeling good” or “feeling bad”. Emotions also tend to increase or decrease our arousal level, which we often describe as increasing or lowering our energy level. The map shown here places each of the major emotions roughly where they are often experienced in these two dimensions. The placement of each emotion on this map is only approximate and very subjective. Each emotion can vary greatly in intensity.
No one could see the colour blue until modern times This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really. It’s about the way that humans see the world, and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a colour, we may not even notice that it’s there. Until relatively recently in human history, “blue” didn’t exist. Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants ? In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else. One of those remnants is the word “expat”. What is an expat? And who is an expat? ‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases Elizabeth Renter, Natural SocietyWaking Times In China, reishi mushrooms have earned the nickname, “The Mushrooms of Immortality,” and if their longstanding reputation is any indication, this nickname could be appropriate for a few different reasons. Some archaeological evidence points to reishi mushrooms having been used as far back as 7,000 years ago, and with good reason. The benefits of these mushrooms aren’t only applicable to diseases and conditions that existed thousands of years ago, but to those that plague mankind today as well. Reishi mushrooms are known for their red, oblong-shaped caps and tough texture and woody flavor.
What Colors Mean in Different Cultures Colours in Cultures A Western / American B Japanese C Hindu D Native American E Chinese F Asian G Eastern European H Muslim I African J South American 1 Anger 2 Art / Creativity 3 Authority 4 Bad Luck 5 Balance 6 Beauty 7 Calm 8 Celebration 9 Children 10 Cold 11 Compassion 12 Courage 13 Cowardice 14 Cruelty 15 Danger 16 Death 17 Decadence 18 Deceit 19 Desire 20 Earthy 21 Energy 22 Erotic 23 Eternity 24 Evil 25 Excitement 26 Family 27 Femininity 28 Fertility 29 Flamboyance 30 Freedom 31 Friendly 32 Fun 33 God 34 Gods 35 Good Luck 36 Gratitude 37 Growth 38 Happiness 39 Healing 40 Healthy 41 Heat 42 Heaven Gray Yellow Silver Gold David McCandless & AlwaysWithHonor.com//v1.0//Apr 09 // InformationIsBeautiful.net
Connectors Connector Diagnostic: identify specific points that need review Quiz 1: beginning – intermediate Quiz 2: intermediate – advanced Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth. “I’ve learned that we all have different associations with color words,” Sundberg told Bored Panda. “For example the color sapphire is a light blue to me (since that’s the color of the sapphire on my engagement ring), but a sapphire can also be a very dark blue. I doubt there can be an ‘official color guide,’ as color is so subjective.” Regardless of the subjectivity of color, however, Sundberg’s guide will help expand your descriptive vocabulary beyond green, red and blue.
15 Websites to Find People On The Internet In today’s Internet world of booming social networks, it’s easier to find lost friends and colleagues than it ever was before. In fact, the private world of yesterday is now an online world with open access to social networks, government databases, and public records. If you’re looking for a long lost friend, or maybe want to do a background check on someone, consider the following free resources to find people on the internet. Crawl the Internet Faces of Product Pleasure: 25 Positive Emotions in Human-Product Interactions Faces of Product Pleasure: 25 Positive Emotions in Human-Product Interactions Pieter M. A. Desmet Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands The study of user emotions is hindered by the absence of a clear overview of what positive emotions can be experienced in human-product interactions.
10 top writing tips and the psychology behind them There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your writing (or eating) habits only happens when you understand why you do what you do. I can help you with that. That proposal or email you wrote must now compete for attention with Facebook and the Huffington Post. Here’s how to compete more effectively, and why you’re not doing it already.
Guide for Writers: Latin Phrases It’s a matter of taste and style, but not long ago American writers attempted to demonstrate their credentials to the world by including Latin and French phrases within works. A dash of Latin was expected of the moderately educated throughout the Western world. annus mirabilis - wonderful year arbiter elegantiae - judge of the elegant; one who knows the good things in life bona fides - good faith; credentials carpe diem - sieze the day; enjoy the present The Ultimate Amateur Private Eye Guide: 50 Free Services to Dig Up Info on Anyone Whether you’re an employer trying to research a sketchy job candidate, someone suspicious of the show-off date they found online, or trying to research sex offenders in your area, there are a number of free internet tools to turn you into an amateur private eye. Check out our list of 50 totally free services that will let you dig up the dirt on anyone. All-in-One Services and Public Records Search Searching through public records is easy when you turn to these free sites that connect you to internet databases of court records, jail records, corporate records, and more. Free Public Records Finder: Search free public records by state, view corporate records, court records, criminal records and more on this site.Net-Investigation.com: Search by state to look up court records on almost anyone.
List of Emotions - Human Emotional Chart This list of human emotions plots the descending spiral of life from full vitality of the energy of life and high consciousness through half-vitality and half-consciousness down to death. This list of emotions chart also enables to both predict and understand human behavior in all manifestations, making possible to predict the behavior of a potential spouse, a business partner, employee or friend - before you commit to a relationship. Numbers assigned to this list of emotions chart are arbitrary to show a relative degree or intensity of perceived emotion of happiness in accordance to available creative power or life's energy to the individual.
100 Words for Facial Expressions By Mark Nichol Face it — sometimes you must give your readers a countenance-based clue about what a character or a subject is feeling. First try conveying emotions indirectly or through dialogue, but if you must fall back on a descriptive term, try for precision: 1. Absent: preoccupied 2. Agonized: as if in pain or tormented 3.