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Unknown Realism: Things You Don’t Know About Yourself

We all believe that we probably know everything about ourselves and there is nothing left to discover. Do you really know yourself? The answer is “No”. There are many things about you that you are probably not aware of.

The first thing you must focus on is knowing yourself. The more you know yourself, the more adequate and pleasant minded you will be. The most crucial part of your life is self-awareness that creates a feeling of self-love.



You will be surprised to find out such interesting facts about yourself that you were not aware of all these days. Here you go…


1. Your Appearance Helps People Know More About You:


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You usually think that people get to know you by your character, but people tend to assume a lot about you based on your physical appearance. Your physical appearance can have a major impact and influence on your lifestyle, opportunities, and happiness. Your appearance can also reveal things about your health. Your appearance decides the way people treat you.


2. Your Skin Renews Itself Every Month:


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Your body loses 40,000 skin cells every hour without your knowledge. While you dust off your work desks, your TV tables, photo frames, or shelves, you are dusting off your dead skin cells that look like dust. Yes, that’s your skin. Each human sheds around 22 kgs of skin in his lifetime.


3. Isolating Yourself Can Help You Know Yourself Better:


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You would feel lonely most of the times and crave for socializing with friends and relatives. But most of you are not aware that your mind is most productive and inventive when you are alone. When you are isolated, you will find plenty of time to navigate your emotions and better understand your self-esteem. You can strengthen your vision, mission, and values that help you succeed.


4. Your Blood is The Quickest Traveller:


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The human blood contains blood cells. These blood cells make a full tour of your body in just 60 seconds. The average speed at which blood travels in the body is 28 centimeters per second which is equal to 17,000 km in a week.


5. You Have 3 Brains:


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Your brain is actually divided into three parts:

  • Fore Brain – Responsible for eating, reasoning, logical thinking, and consciousness. It is the main thinking part of the brain.

  • Mid Brain – Associated with processing emotions, temperature regulation, vision, sleep, and wakefulness.

  • Hind Brain – Responsible for your survival.


6. You Tend to Know Things That You Haven’t Done Before:


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You buy a brand-new product such as a laptop or a smartphone and you begin to use it without even referring to the product manual. Have you ever thought about it? Nobody has ever taught you how to operate it, yet you have assumptions about how you need to operate it.


7. Your Brain Is ON Even During The Night:


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It is obvious that we think that when we go to sleep, our brain also does. But the fact is that the brain works more during the night than during the day. It is because, during the day, we do a lot of physical activities that involve movement and coordination. But during the night, when our mind is free and we don’t do any physical work, our brain is turned on and works very actively.


8. We Are The Only Creatures Who Have Unique Emotions:


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We humans are the only creatures in the world who are believed to have some eccentric emotions such as blushing and embarrassment. None other creature has such unique emotions.


9. Showers Make You More Creative:


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When you take a shower, you become relaxed and creative due to the release of a natural chemical called Dopamine in the body. These are the factors that trigger creativity and idea formation in the brain. The more the amount of dopamine released, the more creative you become. It makes you more addicted to seeking more information.


10. Your Brain Is Trained By The Culture You Follow:


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Culture influences how we see the world because cultural experiences are stored in our brain. People belonging to different cultures use their brain differently in various situations. Your foundation, values, beliefs, and choices in life depend on the culture you have been adapted to.


11. You Don’t Always Tend To Laugh At Funny Things:


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Studies have shown that we laugh only 20 percent