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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. Connect with Janey on Linkedin.

Lessons Learned from Isolation: Man Spent Six Months in Siberian Forest and This Is What He Learned

In today's over-connected world, isolation could teach us many things. One man spent 6 months in the forest to learn important truths about modern life. Have you ever wanted to go back to a simpler life, where there were no phones, no TV, no pressures of work, and you weren’t…

What the Art Styles You Like Reveal about Your Personality Traits

What art styles do you like? Are you drawn to abstract paintings or prefer more traditional styles? Does impressionism drive you delirious with despair or with happiness? We all have preferences when it comes to what type of art we like. Art is a subjective matter and can bring out…

Brainwashing: Signs That You Are Being Brainwashed (Without Even Realizing It)

Hear the term brainwashing and you might think of government agents ‘turning’ unwilling spies against their own countries, or cult leaders using mind control to manipulate their followers. You might even go so far as to think of the term brainwashing in relation to propaganda spread during the First and…

What Do Dreams about Being Pregnant Mean? What Your Subconscious Mind Is Trying to Tell You

Have you ever had dreams about being pregnant? Did you wonder what this kind of dreams could possibly mean? Let's find out. We’ve all had dreams that are fairly easy to interpret. You know the ones I mean, where you turn up naked at some important event? Or someone is…

9 Defense Mechanisms People Commonly Hide Behind

Defense mechanisms are what some people use to defend themselves against unpleasant thoughts or feelings. Most defense mechanisms are rooted in our subconscious, which means we do not know when we are using them. In psychodynamic theory, psychologists describe defense mechanisms as a way of distancing ourselves from being fully…

8 Signs You Are an Introverted Narcissist, Not Just a Sensitive Introvert

Could you be an introverted narcissist? Below, you will find eight signs that might help you. Narcissism. It’s everywhere you look. From the endless selfies of today’s younger generation to the diva demands of precious celebrities. That’s the whole point with narcissists, they are easy to recognize. But what if…