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Articles on self-analysis and personality tests that will help you know yourself better.

5 Common Sense Questions to Ask Yourself to Stop Overthinking and Ruminating

By | 2018-05-14T23:35:36+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Many hours can be wasted overthinking things. This is part of having an anxious mind which never seems to shut off. Sometimes asking the right common sense questions is the only way to find peace. If you have anxiety, then you understand about overthinking. You know how negative thoughts can take over your entire day. [...]

6 Signs You Are Living in Fear Without Even Realizing It

By | 2018-05-09T14:04:35+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Living in fear doesn’t always mean that you’re scared of physical circumstances or people. Sometimes living in fear can be a state of mind that controls all aspects of life. I am afraid almost all of the time. Because of that small percentage of courage that I do have, it means that I am trying [...]

5 Effects of Bullying That Last Long into Adulthood (and How to Stop It)

By | 2018-04-28T18:35:43+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do the effects of bullying in childhood reach into adulthood? One of my first memories of school is a scene where a crowd of children are throwing stones at a girl behind the playing fields. I wasn’t part of the crowd, but as they walked away, the girl looked at me. I had a choice, join [...]

What Is Socratic Questioning and How to Use It for Self-Analysis and Problem-Solving

By | 2018-04-16T15:37:21+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Socratic questioning can help you reach a different conclusion to the questions you were asking. This can be useful when dealing with problems and insecurities. Aside from Plato, Socrates is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and is regarded as one of the wisest people ever to have lived. Socrates used an educational process [...]

6 Things That Hide Behind Defensive Behavior and How to Deal with It

By | 2018-04-13T14:49:26+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Defensive behavior can be detrimental in both personal and professional spheres. We typically perceive defensive behavior as an intentional slight or offense to us. But what we don’t realize is that we are also capable of unintentional offense. As human beings, we react to our environments and, when we feel threatened, we try to protect [...]

Multiple Intelligence Theory: Which Type of Intelligence Is Your Strongest?

By | 2018-04-01T16:30:14+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Intelligence is so much more than just how high your IQ is. According to multiple intelligence theory, there are many kinds of intelligence. Read on to find out which is your strongest. We often think of intelligence as our intellectual abilities. We also think our intelligence is inborn, easily measurable and unchanging. But multiple intelligence [...]

7 Ways Feeling Unloved May Have Roots in Your Childhood

By | 2018-03-20T22:05:12+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Adults sometimes find themselves feeling unloved, and they often look for answers in their surroundings or various influences. The answer, however, could come from their past. Personally, I have abandonment issues, along with all the other quirks, personality flaws, and disorders that I also endure. For many years, I struggled to understand why I was [...]

What Is Psychological Repression and How It Secretly Affects You and Your Health

By | 2018-03-12T21:18:10+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Psychological repression is a defense mechanism in which we unconsciously push away painful or traumatic memories, thoughts or desires. This also includes aggressive or sexual urges. We repress these unpleasant thoughts and memories so that we can lead a relatively normal life. Psychological repression is an unconscious act. If we consciously push distressing thoughts to [...]