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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 [...]

What Does It Mean When You Dream about Someone? Common Interpretations

By | 2018-01-24T15:40:48+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

What does it mean when you dream about someone? You have probably asked yourself this common question at least once in your life. Almost everyone is curious to know why. I have night terrors, and at the moment, I’m still trying to figure out whether I should read more about it or partake in a sleep [...]

How Different Brainwave Frequencies Unlock Your Mind’s Potential

By | 2017-12-19T13:47:38+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

There are four different brainwave frequencies or patterns of brain activity. Let’s learn how they can help you unleash your mind’s full potential. The human brain is more than just an organ. Due to its methodical yet mysterious functions, the brain has always been compared to a computing system which records, stores and retrieves vital [...]

10 Carl Jung Quotes That Teach Profound Life Lessons

By | 2017-12-15T15:57:55+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

Here are some powerful Carl Jung quotes about life. Carl Jung was a Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist who founded analytic psychology. Jung developed many concepts including extroverted and introverted personality types, the collective unconscious and is still influential in psychiatry today. Many of Carl Jung quotes about life are widely known and are as powerful and [...]