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What Are Freudian Slips and What They Reveal about Your Personality

By | 2018-03-17T09:40:48+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Freudian slips are those embarrassing tell-tale slips of the tongue that reveal our innermost thoughts. They are the verbal mistakes that are linked to our unconscious feelings. Even the rich and famous are vulnerable to Freudian slips. In 1988, the then Vice-President, George H.W Bush gave a speech on live television. He was supposed to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Is Sublimation in Psychology and How It Secretly Directs Your Life

By | 2018-02-09T20:20:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sublimation in psychology is a defense mechanism where negative urges and impulses are channelled into socially accepted behaviour. Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘The Harz Journey’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. [...]

6 Signs You Have Guilt Complex That Is Secretly Ruining Your Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:49+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

If you have a guilt complex, it may be affecting your behavior and your whole life without you even knowing. Below, you will find signs that you might be suffering from it. We all feel guilty at some point in our lives. It’s a perfectly natural emotional response and we feel it generally if we [...]

10 Psychological Complexes That May Be Secretly Poisoning Your Life

By | 2018-01-10T19:42:15+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, [...]

5 Incredible Ways Repressed Memories Can Affect Your Life

By | 2017-05-16T19:24:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Why do we have repressed memories? Could it be that some experiences are just too painful that our minds seek to protect us by shutting them down? Experts believe that there is a common thread with repressed memories. When intense stress or trauma gets too severe, actual neurological changes happen in the brain to enable [...]

What Do Dreams about Murder Reveal about You and Your Life?

By | 2018-02-11T00:04:18+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

What do dreams about murder mean? Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night in a panic because you’ve dreamt you have just murdered someone? Thankfully, these types of dreams are not common, but they do have meaning. Dream analysis is often used in psychoanalysis as a tool to understanding our subconscious [...]