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Articles on self-analysis and personality tests that will help you know yourself better.

What Is Socratic Questioning and How to Use It for Self-Analysis and Problem-Solving

By | 2018-04-16T15:37:21+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Socratic questioning can help you reach a different conclusion to the questions you were asking. This can be useful when dealing with problems and insecurities. Aside from Plato, Socrates is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and is regarded as one of the wisest people ever to have lived. Socrates used an educational process [...]

6 Things That Hide Behind Defensive Behavior and How to Deal with It

By | 2018-04-13T14:49:26+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Defensive behavior can be detrimental in both personal and professional spheres. We typically perceive defensive behavior as an intentional slight or offense to us. But what we don’t realize is that we are also capable of unintentional offense. As human beings, we react to our environments and, when we feel threatened, we try to protect [...]

Multiple Intelligence Theory: Which Type of Intelligence Is Your Strongest?

By | 2018-04-01T16:30:14+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Intelligence is so much more than just how high your IQ is. According to multiple intelligence theory, there are many kinds of intelligence. Read on to find out which is your strongest. We often think of intelligence as our intellectual abilities. We also think our intelligence is inborn, easily measurable and unchanging. But multiple intelligence [...]

7 Ways Feeling Unloved May Have Roots in Your Childhood

By | 2018-03-20T22:05:12+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Adults sometimes find themselves feeling unloved, and they often look for answers in their surroundings or various influences. The answer, however, could come from their past. Personally, I have abandonment issues, along with all the other quirks, personality flaws, and disorders that I also endure. For many years, I struggled to understand why I was [...]

What Is Psychological Repression and How It Secretly Affects You and Your Health

By | 2018-03-12T21:18:10+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Psychological repression is a defense mechanism in which we unconsciously push away painful or traumatic memories, thoughts or desires. This also includes aggressive or sexual urges. We repress these unpleasant thoughts and memories so that we can lead a relatively normal life. Psychological repression is an unconscious act. If we consciously push distressing thoughts to [...]

Sensing vs Intuition: What Is the Difference and Which of the Two Do You Use?

By | 2018-03-05T20:21:13+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

There are two ways to look at any given situation or task: sensing vs intuition. You may have thought they were the same thing, but they’re not. The one you tend to rely on frames how you navigate life. Have you ever taken the Myers Briggs personality test? If you have, you’ve noticed how accurate [...]

What Is Psychological Splitting and How You May Be Using It without Even Knowing

By | 2018-02-15T23:14:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological splitting is also known as all-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking. Psychological splitting is an unconscious process whereby a person tends to view themselves and their life in extremes. Everything is either good or bad, and there are no grey areas. Typically, psychological splitting is about having polarising beliefs. This is where a person will exclusively [...]

10 Signs of Mental Health Disorders That Look Like Little Quirks

By | 2018-02-08T15:10:17+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Mental health disorders are more prevalent than you might think. Those little eccentricities that make you who you are could possibly be unhealthy. How can you tell if someone is suffering from a mental illness? If you ask most people this question, they might recall others talking to themselves or partaking of self-mutilation, and yes, [...]