Posted on: May 22, 2024 Posted by: J.W. Renault Comments: 0

A New Chapter for Palestine?

The Recognition of Palestine: A New Chapter in International Relations In a historic move, Ireland and Spain have officially recognized Palestine as a state, joining a wave of European countries that have recently taken this significant step. This decision marks a pivotal moment in international relations and has been met with a wide range of reactions from the global community. The recognition by Ireland and Spain is seen as a…

Posted on: May 22, 2024 Posted by: J.W. Renault Comments: 0

Reasons to be Optimistic

Today’s Top Mental Health Headline: “Innovations in Mental Health: A New Dawn for Treatment and Understanding” In a world where mental health is becoming an increasingly critical topic, today’s top news story brings a beacon of hope. With groundbreaking advancements in treatment modalities, from behavioral therapies to digital technologies, we are witnessing a transformative era in mental health care. The stigma surrounding mental health issues is gradually diminishing, allowing for…

Posted on: May 21, 2024 Posted by: J.W. Renault Comments: 0

The Mere Exposure Effect

The Mere Exposure Effect: A Psychological and Neuroscientific Analysis The ‘Mere Exposure Effect’ is a psychological phenomenon that explains why people tend to develop a preference for things merely because they are familiar with them. This effect, first proposed by Robert Zajonc in 1968, suggests that repeated exposure to a stimulus increases our liking for it, even without conscious recognition. Psychological Principles of the Mere Exposure Effect The mere exposure…

Posted on: May 21, 2024 Posted by: J.W. Renault Comments: 0

What Causes Fandom or… Why Does Everybody Like Taylor Swift?

Have you and your friend ever agreed on an artist that you both didn’t care for, only to find out a few years later that your friend ended up liking that artist?  What causes this effect? In a word; marketing. In the realm of pop culture, few names are as ubiquitous as Taylor Swift’s. Her journey from a country music darling to a global pop sensation is often attributed to…

Posted on: March 1, 2023 Posted by: J.W. Renault Comments: 0

Changing Your Perspective

Today lets talk about perspectives. They come in all shapes and sizes and are bent, most often, to the view of the observer, as such is the nature of our subjective experience, and yet perspectives are also inherited. Prejudice and cultural outlooks are shaped, often times, by environment. Our environment, especially in our youth, is largely out of our control. What is important, as an adult, is to realize that…

Posted on: February 28, 2023 Posted by: Elizabeth M. Comments: 0

On Breathing

Stress remains one of the largest contributors to negative health. This may seem like a no brainer but there is a very broad topic here that must be addressed, because stress can be sneaky. You think you may be dealing with stress and then all of the sudden you snap at somebody. Later you try to understand why it was that you were so quick to snap, when the answer…

Posted on: February 28, 2023 Posted by: Elizabeth M. Comments: 0

The Importance of Structure

Perhaps schedule is a word that conjures the rote and rigid nature of a youth spent at school, or an annoying alarm clock pulling you from the comfort of sleep. Perhaps schedule brings to mind a packed elevator, busy morning highways or long lines for morning coffee. Is it a coincidence that many of these ideas have a common denominator? Angst. Stress. Anger. The topic of the modern schedule is…

Posted on: October 29, 2019 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

Living With Purpose

  Live every day like it’s on purpose.When you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes into you.  Too often we fill our minds and attention with useless information and empty headlines. Too much of this is bad for our souls. The Daily Endeavour aims to provide it’s readers with articles that nourish the mind and soul. Find Out More If you spend all your time reading about the things…