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

10 Psychological Complexes That May Be Secretly Poisoning Your Life

By | 2017-11-19T19:09:24+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological complexes are distorted sensory and thought patterns that lead to unnatural behavior and are typically deep-rooted in a person’s psyche. Psychological complexes affect how a person sees themselves, how they behave towards others and can have a huge impact on that person’s life. It is not known how a person acquires a psychological complex, [...]

What Is a Shadow Self and Why It’s Important to Embrace It

By | 2017-11-16T18:07:53+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carl Jung was the first psychiatrist to propose the theory that our minds are split into two very different archetypes: the persona and the shadow self. The persona is derived from a Latin word that means ‘mask’ and it means the person we present to the world, the person we want the world to think [...]

Falling Dreams: Meanings and Interpretations That Reveal Important Things

By | 2017-11-09T16:14:04+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has experienced falling dreams will tell you that it is a terrifying experience. What does it mean when you see yourself falling in a dream? As frightening as falling dreams are, they are pretty common, and many people dream about falling in some form or another. It is instilled in us as babies [...]

10 Types of Death Dreams and What They Mean

By | 2017-11-09T16:14:15+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Death dreams can be a way of our subconscious mind to convey important messages about different aspects of our lives. What do they mean? Anyone who has been unfortunate enough to have a dream in which a loved one has died will know that it can be a very upsetting experience. But dreaming about death does [...]

5 Ways You Could Have Experienced Emotional Abandonment as a Child

By | 2017-10-28T16:11:09+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

There are reasons why you act the way you do and say the things you say. Many of your actions as an adult come from emotional abandonment as a child. Childhood physical or mental abuse is bad, but consider another form of torture: childhood emotional abandonment. No one wants to experience violence or screaming, but [...]

What Do Dreams about Being Chased Mean and Reveal about You?

By | 2017-11-09T16:14:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most of us have had dreams about being chased at one point in our lives, but what do they really mean? Let’s explore different kinds of these dreams. You have probably had those terrifying dreams where you were being chased by some unknown person or entity. Is it a simple explanation that we are running [...]

All Emotions Are Governed by These 12 Little Known Laws

By | 2017-09-04T18:16:56+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

When we think about emotions, we see them as being instant. All emotions seem to affect us immediately and be out of our control. For this reason, it may look like they don’t follow any kinds of rules or regulations so that we can better control or understand them. Until recently, we have accepted that [...]

5 Signs Your Social Phobia Is Actually Empathic Sensitivity to People’s Energy

By | 2017-09-11T14:07:36+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Social phobia or social anxiety is primarily associated with the irrational fear of being rejected and ridiculed by other people. It is also estimated that for the most part, social anxiety disorders affect those who were subject to bullying and physical or emotional abuse during the childhood years. At least, this is what psychological science [...]