Strategies for self-analysis and personality tests that will promote self-knowledge and will help you figure out your unique purpose in life.

Gut Feeling or Irrational Fear? How to Tell the Difference

So, you’re scared… Is that a gut feeling or an irrational fear? Sometimes it can be so hard to distinguish what’s real from imaginary. Since I live a life filled with anxious feelings and clouded perspectives, I find it increasingly hard to distinguish between a gut feeling of fear and…

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…

Top 10 Most Popular Personality Assessment Tests (and How You Can Benefit from Them)

If you surf the web often, you have probably come across personality assessment tests. You may ignore personality assessment tests because they seem trite. However, they are likely more accurate than you believe. So, to give knowledge about them, here are ten that are the rage today. Why use personality…

Enneagram Types and How Knowing Them Can Help You Understand Yourself and Others

Are you frustrated because you find it hard to relate to others? Understanding the Enneagram types will help you greatly. You will gain an understanding of others around you and your nature as well. But what is this mind-blowing tool and how does it work? What is its explanation of…

6 Types of Empaths: Which One Are You and How to Make the Most of Your Gift?

Understanding which of the 6 types of empaths you are can help you to make the most of your gift while still taking care of yourself. Empathy is the gift of being able to put yourselves in someone else’s shoes and feel things as if you were them. However, there are several…

Which Mix of the Big Five Personality Traits Are You?

All of us have different personalities. However, psychologists believe that all of our personalities are actually a mixture of Big Five personality traits. The theory suggests that everyone has these key traits. However, each individual has a different amount of each. The traits work on a sliding scale with, for example,…

10 Signs You Have Lost Touch with Your Inner Self

Any one of the following signs can indicate that you’ve lost touch with your inner self. A loss of connection with the inner self can manifest as symptoms showing a split between you as mind, and you as organism; and as a split between you and your environment. 1. You are anxious…

What Are the 12 Archetypes and Which One Dominates Your Personality

There are 12 archetypes which have been appearing in stories and myths all over the world since the beginning of time. Carl Jung defined 12 archetypes that symbolize basic human motivations, as well as drive our desires and goals. These archetypes resonate with us so much that we continue to…

How to Deal with Intrusive Thoughts – Suppress, Repress or Accept?

Everyone is subject to intrusive thoughts on a daily basis. They are ideas or images which occur spontaneously in the person’s mind, against their will. Most of the time, these thoughts are merely annoying. However, if they are coupled with a deeper, underlying issue, such as OCD or depression, intrusive…