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How Much Is an Escape Room: A Breakdown on This Lucrative Business

The idea of paying somebody to lock you in a windowless room may sound counterintuitive on the surface. But escape rooms represent a lucrative industry today. Don’t believe us? Just take a look at the stats. From 2014 to 2017 alone, the escape room industry grew from just 22 facilities to more than 2,000. Today, there are approximately 2,300 in the country, and …

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12 Surprising Causes of Depression

Overview As you live in the modern world full of everyday challenges, rat race, deadlines, etc., no wonder you feel down, upset, frustrated or even depressed every time you face difficulties. Depression is a condition that pretty much everyone can go through. From a medical standpoint, depression is a mood disorder which negatively affects you. The feeling of sadness or …

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Should We Pursue Meaning…or Happiness?

What is more important for us to pursue in life: meaning…or happiness? You’ll find the answer to that question in this article. Many people can’t cope with today’s pace of change and amount of stress, both of which overwhelm us in every aspect of our lives: in the workplace, in our family lives, in the technology we use every day …

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Thinking that Problems Are Problems Is a Problem

Few people think what they think they think. Do you know what you think about? The answer is revealed by the life you lead. If you are happy and successful, you are thinking thoughts of happiness and success. If you are wading through an endless stream of problems and finding life painful to bear, it is caused by thoughts of …

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Why Love Is the Most Important Feeling

Most people believe that love is the most important feeling in the life of every person. However, it is also the strongest. That is why you want to be with your loved one, build relationships, live together, and be happy. What does love mean? Why is it so important? What do we need it for? These eternal questions have tormented …

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What Is Peace of Mind and How Do We Attain It?

We dream of living in a peaceful world, but before we can do so, we have to discover our own inner peace. It is only after experiencing contentment that we can sow peace in our family, neighborhood, workplace, and community. What is peace of mind? It is not the absence of problems, a big bank account, or a beautiful home, …

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The Effects of Laughter

Plato‘s remark that “Even the gods love jokes.” must be correct, for the value of laughter is recorded in sacred scripture. For example, the Quran states that “He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.” By the fourteenth century, the healing power of humor was recognized by the medical community. An important French surgeon, Henri de Mondeville, wrote “Let the …

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3 (of the many) Laws of Life

1. We Get what We Expect What kind of day will you have today? How about this week? Will it be filled with excitement or tedium, problems or adventure, happiness or misery? I’m not a psychic, but I can predict your future by the answers you give to these questions. That’s because we create what happens to us with our …

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How Car Seats Can Save Lives of Young Children

A car seat is a seat that you add in your car for your child. Depending on the type of car seat, it can act as a separate restraint for your child, or it can “modify” your child’s body to fit well into your car’s seat belt. As you will read later on, car seats are essential to keep your …