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About Janey D.

Janey Davies has been published online for over 8 years. She is the head writer for Shoppersbase.com, she also writes for AvecAgnes.co.uk, Ewawigs.com and has contributed to inside3DP.com. She has an Honours Degree in Psychology and her passions include learning about the mind, popular science and politics. When she is relaxing she likes to walk her dog, read science fiction and listen to Muse.

Ever Feel Like Being Watched? Science Reveals Why and How It Happens

By |2018-08-19T13:27:15+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you ever feel like you are being watched? Ever had a sudden tingling feeling at the back of your neck? You have an unnerving sensation of being watched. Nonetheless, when you look around, there’s no one there? It's unsettling to think that someone is watching you. Some of you might put it down to [...]

12 Secrets from Body Language Experts That Will Help You Read People Like a Book

By |2018-08-18T13:14:09+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Body language experts take our unconscious movements and decode them to understand what we are really saying. But the great thing is that you don’t need to be as knowledgeable as they are. This is because we’ve picked the minds of some of the best body language experts. We know that 7% of all [...]

How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive People and Stop Their Toxic Influence

By |2018-08-10T21:42:01+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you want to know how to deal with passive-aggressive people? Those of us who are straight-talking and no-nonsense types, nothing gets on our nerves more than passive-aggressive people. It is one of the most insidious and underhand ways of dealing with conflict. So why do some people continue to use it? More importantly, is [...]

6 Dysfunctional Family Roles People Take without Even Knowing

By |2018-08-07T21:12:38+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I grew up in a dysfunctional family, but I never realised that I, along with my siblings, had taken on dysfunctional family roles. There are many kinds of dysfunctional families. Parents can be addicted to drugs or alcohol, or they can suffer from a personality disorder such as narcissism or OCD. The problem with growing [...]

Meeting Someone for the First Time? How to Instantly De-Code Their Personality

By |2018-08-05T23:01:25+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you like to have the advantage when you are meeting someone for the first time? Do you want to be able to de-code what people say, their body language, or the type of clothes they’ve chosen to wear? When we are meeting someone for the first time, we are bombarded with information. It can [...]

Schema Therapy and How It Takes You to the Root of Your Anxieties and Fears

By |2018-08-04T18:27:22+00:00August 4th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Schema therapy was developed as a way to treat patients with longstanding problems that hadn’t responded to other therapeutic methods. Designed to help people with deeply-rooted personality disorders, schema therapy uses a mixture of: Cognitive-behavioural therapy Psychodynamic therapy Attachment theory Gestalt therapy “Schema therapy thus developed into a modality that sees clients understand why [...]

Self-Harm: 10 Psychological Reasons behind It and How to Stop This Deadly Habit

By |2018-07-30T15:38:30+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A couple of decades ago, I went out with a guy that would regularly self-harm. When I first met him, I never thought he was the type of person that would cut himself. In fact, I only found out he was prone to self-harm after we’d argued and I caught him in the act. He [...]

Knowing What Makes You Angry Reveals 5 Unexpected Things about You

By |2018-07-29T17:22:24+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What makes you angry? It’s an innocent enough question. But did you know that by answering it you could be revealing more than you realise? According to Carl Jung, knowing what makes you angry reveals important things about your personality and bottled up issues. He said: “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us [...]