Why Overcoming Perfectionism Can Be a Real Struggle (and How to Do It)

In a world where success is measured by excellence and perfection, it’s easy to see why some people become perfectionists. But living your life to these impossibly high standards is exhausting. So why do we find overcoming perfection so difficult? Before we talk about overcoming perfectionism, let’s start with what…

How the Signs of Depression Show in Your Speech and Word Choice

The physical signs of depression can be painfully obvious, but do they show up in your speech and choice of words? Did you know that suicide is the second highest cause of death among 10 to 24 year-olds in the US in 2016? This shocking statistic alone shows how important…

Jungian Psychology and Its Little-Known Connection with Synchronicity

Do you think it’s important to pay attention to things like coincidences? If so, you might just be interested in Jungian psychology. For instance, have you thought about calling someone you haven’t spoken to for ages? And then suddenly they call you out of the blue? Have you remembered a…

What Do Recurring Dreams Mean and Reveal about Your Personality?

Most people that have experienced recurring dreams have wondered what they mean. There are many schools of thought when it comes to dream analysis. Of course, we have to put Austrian founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud at the top of the list. He was the first person to suggest the…

What Temperament Psychology Reveals about Your Personality

Temperament psychology is one of the oldest methods of explaining human behaviour. It refers to the ancient Greek theory of humorism. Each person contains four bodily fluids (humors) in varying proportions. Each humor represents a different temperament. It is these humors that give us the basis for temperament psychology: Blood…

5 Cultural Differences Between East and West in Thinking and Perception

Now more of us travelling abroad, it’s fascinating to discover what cultural differences there are, particularly between East and West. From education, the workplace, to relationships and families, in many of these examples the cultural differences are pretty wide-ranging. Most of the cultural differences centre around two concepts: Individualism –…