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

What Is a Meaningful Life According to Different MBTI Personality Types?

By | 2018-07-10T14:56:51+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is your definition of a meaningful life? Do you value family and loved ones? Is financial security important? Or is your work your passion? Many renowned philosophers and psychologists believe that a happy life is closely related to a meaningful life. However, to pursue happiness alone isn’t the key to living a meaningful [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By | 2018-07-08T15:10:45+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

6 Signs of Insecurity Which Show That You Don’t Know Who You Are

By | 2018-05-19T18:52:10+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Insecurity can show up in many ways, including arrogance or low self-esteem, to name just two. Ultimately, insecurity comes from the ego and shows that you do not accept yourself the way you are. The following signs of insecurity indicate that you should get to know and love yourself better. Insecurity comes from our fear of 'not [...]

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

By | 2018-05-24T14:55:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. Cognitive restructuring is highly used in treating patients who suffer from depression. Yet, it is recommendable [...]

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 | 2018-05-22T13:15:00+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 [...]