Freud’s Oedipus and Electra Complexes: Right or Wrong?

When people think about psychology and psychotherapy, especially those unfamiliar with the fields, most tend to think about Sigmund Freud and his theories on psychosexual development. One of Freud’s most controversial theories was that boys go through a phallic stage when they have an unconscious sexual attraction towards their mothers … READ MORE

Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

“Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give … READ MORE

Pet Psychology: Is Getting to Know Your Neighbors Easier with Pets?

It has already been documented that having pets is related to positive benefits in a person’s physical and mental health. Pets are used as service dogs, not only for the blind, but for those that have anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and in prison rehabilitation programs. However, recent research shows that … READ MORE

The Psychology Of Nature’s Number One Killer: Stress

“Don’t allow others to pull you into their storm. Instead, pull them into your peace.” The majority of us know of the dangers of stress and the impact it has on the human mind. But do you wholly understand what happens to your brain when your adrenal glands release cortisol? … READ MORE

How To Determine True Intelligence and Personality On Anyone

“Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” ~Mae West Corporations are infamous for giving out in-depth personality tests like Tony Robbin’s world-famous DISC test to prospective employees in hopes of weeding out … READ MORE

More Nutrition for the Mind’s Eye: Tips and Foods to Keep Your Pineal Gland Healthy

“Fluoride accumulates in the body. Even low doses are harmful to babies, the thyroid, kidney patients and heavy water-drinkers. There are even doubts about fluoridation’s effectiveness” (Smith 2012) With my last article, “Nutrition for the Mind’s Eye: Foods to Reactivate Your Pineal Gland” vastly approaching viral status, I figured that … READ MORE