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About Janey Davies, B.A. (Hons)

Janey Davies is a sub-editor of the website Learning-mind.com and a professional writer who has been published online for over 10 years. She has suffered from a panic disorder for over 30 years, which led her to an interest in human psychology. Looking to cure her own phobia prompted her to study and receive an Honours degree in Psychology with the Open University. Janey uses the experiences of her own anxiety to offer help and advice to others dealing with mental health issues. Her particular interests lie in phobias, criminology, dream analysis, and unlocking the potential of the mind. Janey has also published a psychological science-fiction novel “The Big Secret”. To relax, she walks her dogs, reads true-life crime novels, and listens to music.
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False Awakening in Regular and Lucid Dreams: Causes & Symptoms

By |2020-06-01T20:34:33+03:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Human Brain|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been convinced that you’d woken up from sleep, but in fact, you were still dreaming? If so you might have experienced a false awakening. A false awakening happens when the dreamer wakes up during their dream only to realise they are still dreaming and wake up later on. While the dreamer believes they [...]

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‘Is My Child a Psychopath?’ 5 Signs to Watch Out For

By |2020-06-01T20:37:00+03:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , |

Are you worried about your child? Have you noticed a disturbing mean streak in them? Are they not fazed by punishment? Have you ever been so frightened of your child’s behaviour that you start to ask yourself, ‘Is my child a psychopath?’ 'Is My Child a Psychopath?' - How to Recognize the Signs Adult psychopaths [...]

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What Do Dreams about Tornadoes Mean? 15 Interpretations

By |2020-06-09T22:30:12+03:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Dream Interpretation|Tags: , , , |

Tornadoes are one of nature’s most frightening and dramatic phenomena. They twist and turn and cause horrendous devastation wherever they go. So what exactly do dreams about tornadoes mean? What Do Dreams about Tornadoes Mean? As with all dream interpretation, the context of the dream is as important as the details. However, you can make [...]

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Just-World Hypothesis & Examples of How It Fools You

By |2020-06-01T20:48:24+03:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Do you think that life is fair and that generally speaking, people get what they deserve? If so, you may have fallen victim to the Just-World Hypothesis. What Is the Just-World Hypothesis? The just-world hypothesis is a tendency to believe that the world is a just place and that we all end up with what [...]

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The Rare INTJ Female and Her Personality Traits

By |2020-06-01T20:58:28+03:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , |

Some Myers-Briggs personalities are so rare they deserve closer scrutiny. The INTJ female is one such example. Making up just under 1% of the world’s population, notable INTJ females include Jane Austin, Susan Sontag, Lise Meitner, and Emily Jane Brontë, to name just a few. So what are the traits of the fascinating INTJ personality? [...]

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3 Signs of Gaslighting at Work: Is Someone Doing It to You?

By |2020-06-01T21:00:36+03:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , |

Anyone who is interested in psychology might have heard of the term ‘gaslighting’ in regards to a romantic relationship. But gaslighting at work is a relatively new phenomenon. So what are the signs and how can you tell if you’re being gaslighted at work? What Is Gaslighting and What Are the Origins of This Term? [...]

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Stockdale Paradox: How It Can Help You Survive the Worst

By |2020-06-01T22:14:38+03:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , |

Would you describe yourself as an optimist or a pessimist? Perhaps you’re more of an idealist? Maybe you think it’s important to see the reality of a situation? In any case, is it better to be one or the other? The Stockdale Paradox states that a mixture of realism and optimism is the best way [...]

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What Do Dreams about Stairs Mean? 5 Different Scenarios

By |2020-06-01T22:24:38+03:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Dream Interpretation|Tags: , |

Dreams about stairs are generally an indication of how you are proceeding through life. As with most dreams, going up is a sign of success, whereas going down signifies setbacks or failures. Interpreting Dreams about Stairs Of course, as with any attempt to interpret a dream, the dreamer must take into account the circumstances surrounding [...]