A healthy mind in a healthy body: scientific findings and interesting facts on psychology and health. Incredible hypotheses about human conscious and subconscious mind.
Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1. Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]
Negativity Is Not Always What It Seems: 5 Things That May Be Hiding Behind the Label ‘Negative Person’
Negativity seems to have no place in the age of self-actualization. We're all striving to keep negativity out of our lives. Many invest all their energy in trying to cultivate a positive mindset. We all know how fragile the balance is to maintain, and we are often concerned with trying to hold onto our inner harmony [...]
What causes depression? Is it something that you’re born with? Is it a chemical imbalance? Is it lifestyle related, or is it your experiences? Depression and other mood disorders are very complex, and what causes depression is still not entirely understood. It's become increasingly clear in recent years that the relationship between mind and body [...]
Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes them feel alone, sad and discouraged. As Ernest Hemingway said, “happiness in intelligent people is [...]
Describing someone as having suffered through emotional neglect invokes the image of someone who is weak, a victim. Yet in reality, those who have suffered from emotional neglect have a few surprising talents and strengths hidden up their sleeve that many don’t expect. It is the slight silver lining that comes from dealing with and overcoming [...]
There are many forms of psychological manipulation. Today, we will talk about 'Gaslighting'. Gaslighting is a term used by psychologists to describe tactics employed by certain types of people when they try to manipulate their victims into thinking they are going mad. Where did the term ‘gaslighting’ come from? The term ‘gaslighting’ comes from the [...]