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Pandemic Fatigue: the Real Reason Why You’re Tired of Social Distancing

Pandemic fatigue is real and it doesn’t affect only health workers. Today, it’s nearly impossible to find a person who is not tired of social distancing. Whether you agree with your government’s strategy for handling the COVID-19 pandemic or not, it’s undeniable that living like this for months can be…

What Is Intellectualization? 4 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

Have you noticed how people react differently to stressful situations? Some are calm and rational, whereas others are anxious and emotional. Intellectualization could explain the difference.  What Is Intellectualization?  Intellectualization is a defense mechanism whereby a person views a stressful situation intellectually. They deal with the stress using cold, hard…

5 Signs of Martyr Complex & How to Deal with a Person Who Has It

The Martyr complex, although a much less dramatic expression than in historical times, is still at use today in people we love, and sometimes even ourselves. There is a commonality between the martyr complex and the victim complex, although they are slightly different. The martyr feels victimized and also strives…

Love Bombing: How a Narcissist Manipulates You into Feeling Wanted

I bet the phrase, “love bombing” sounds glorious to you, doesn’t it? Well, it’s actually a tactic that narcissists use. Yikes! When some people talk of the narcissist, the last word they use is “love”. That’s because when you realize you’re with a narcissist, the love you once thought you…

How to Deal with Difficult People, According to Psychologists

It’s not the easiest task when you have to handle annoying personalities in your everyday life. However, psychology teaches us how to deal with difficult people. Let’s face it, you cannot escape difficult people. They are everywhere, and they’re complaining about almost everything. If they’re not complaining, then they are…

What Do Dreams about Killing Someone Mean, According to Psychology?

Anyone who has woken from a dream in which they murdered someone knows how distressing it can be. It doesn’t matter whether you killed someone or you witnessed a killing in the dream. Either way, it’s traumatic. So what do dreams about killing someone mean? Interpreting Dreams about Killing Someone…