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What Is Middle Child Syndrome and 5 Signs You Are Suffering from It

By |2019-02-06T19:16:27+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Middle Child Syndrome has been consistently brushed off as a myth, but it is very, very real. What Is Middle Child Syndrome? Middle Child Syndrome is not a clinical syndrome. However, it is a known psychological phenomenon with numerous effects on children due to their birth order. Middle Child Syndrome is the feeling of being [...]

How to Talk to a Narcissist to Avoid Being Used, Blamed and Manipulated

By |2019-02-02T13:58:19+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If there’s someone toxic in your life, it can be almost unbearable. Learning how to talk to a narcissist can be one of the most difficult tasks you will ever experience. My entire life has been engulfed in a narcissistic fog. My parents, my friends, and my romantic partners have all exhibited narcissistic behavior around [...]

10 Signs of Unhealthy Codependent Behavior and How to Change It

By |2019-01-28T15:00:04+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s possible that, unknowingly, you have fallen into the trap of codependent behavior. Codependent behavior is a harmful type of behavior that is also known as addiction to relationships - even if the relationship is toxic or violent. Let's take Prisca for example. Prisca grew up in a home where her mother was physically and [...]

What Is a Positive Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-01-26T16:37:18+00:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

What is a positive bias, you ask? A positive bias is a tendency in humans to overestimate when good things will happen. There is even a specific use of the term positive bias in research. It refers to when someone in research only publishes positive outcomes. A positive bias is normally seen as a good [...]

The Body Language of Lying: Top Secrets Revealed by Psychologists

By |2019-01-25T16:42:36+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

The body language of lying is something that is very important to learn. This is not to say that everybody you meet will be a liar and a cheat, of course. Simply put, knowing how to spot the signs of lying will make your life easier. Body language is a dead giveaway when it comes [...]

7 Different Types of Anger and the Hidden Causes Behind Each

By |2019-01-24T14:22:13+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an interesting emotion which comes from many different places. Understanding the various types of anger helps you also harness this feeling. Before you start being judgemental about anger, take pause for a moment. Anger isn’t a “sin”, but what we do with that anger is what we deem to be wrong. There are [...]

What Is Agitated Depression and What Are Its Symptoms and Treatment Options

By |2019-01-23T17:25:46+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Agitated depression falls under the umbrella of the depression diagnosis. It is a form of depression where the individual is often agitated, restless and angry often. In the past, agitated depression was known as “melancholia agitata”, but is now referred to as “mixed mania” or “mixed features”. Agitated depression is often seen in people who [...]

How Decision-Making Psychology Explains Why We Vote the Way We Do

By |2019-01-25T23:30:11+00:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is decision-making psychology and what has it got to do with how we vote? Decision-making psychology demonstrates that every conscious decision we make is influenced by our emotions, unconscious thoughts, our biases and prejudices. These influences are mental shortcuts that help us make faster choices. We have learnt to take these mental shortcuts as a [...]