The 4 Jungian Archetypes and Why They Matter in Your Personal and Spiritual Evolution

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

The four Jungian Archetypes can be a powerful tool for spiritual evolution and can help you reach your full potential in life. The psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Gustav Jung proposed that everyone’s personality contains elements of four major archetypes. These archetypes provide models for our behavior and influence the way we think and act. Jung labeled [...]

How the Power of Self-Acceptance Makes the World Fit around You

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Self-acceptance is the key to feeling more confident, valuable, acceptable and whole just as you are. We all feel the hot rush of shame from time to time, that flash of discomfort that makes us want to hide away and never face the world again. But when these thoughts keep recurring, or when our fear [...]

The Other Side of Humor: Why the Funniest People Are Often the Saddest

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever noticed that the funniest people are often secretly sad? To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it. - Charlie Chaplin Comedians like Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Fry, Jim Carrey and Woody Allen are some of the funniest people we know. They make all of [...]

5 Myths about Mental Illness You Probably Believe to Be True

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

There are some common misconceptions and myths about mental illness many people believe to be true. Being sick is no picnic. But what if you were sick with an invisible illness, something only you and your physician understood? Well, this is true about a great number of people. Living with an invisible illness, like mental [...]

4 Psychologically Damaging Things Most Parents Say to Their Children

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , |

Are you guilty of saying these psychologically damaging things to your children? Most parents are. As children grow, they need to be nurtured in such a careful way, since their minds are so delicate. As a child, our deep-rooted perceptual foundations are built by the influence of the adults in that child’s life. There are [...]

Feeling Bad Can Make You Smarter, Study Finds

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever thought that feeling bad might, in fact, benefit you in some ways? Positive thinking is currently one of the most popular concepts in psychology, as it seems to promote a number of different effects, such as elevating some of the symptoms of mental illness. However, in a crushing discovery from a team [...]

10 Signs You Were Raised By Narcissistic Parents

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Narcissistic parents can have a really negative impact on their children. As children are growing into adulthood, our parents are there to provide role models to enable us to develop into well-functioning human beings. The problem occurs when these very parents have problems of their own. Being a child of a narcissistic mother or father [...]

10 Diversion Tactics Manipulative People Use to Silence You

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Many times people who were in a relationship with manipulative people did not realise it until they left it. Only then, when they looked back objectively, did it become clear the extent of how much they had been degraded. This is because we try to make sense of manipulative people, such as narcissists, psychopaths and [...]

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