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 [...]

Dealing with Social Anxiety in a Social Situation: What It’s Like and How to Cope

By | 2018-03-10T14:28:27+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Dealing with social anxiety is never easy - you feel as if you’re in a spotlight all the time. What makes it worse is most people don’t understand, and thus cannot offer help. Being nervous is normal, but dealing with social anxiety is not. Everyone gets scared from time to time, especially giving speeches or [...]

7 Types of Drugs and What Personalities They Attract, According to Science

By | 2018-03-01T20:32:33+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do different kinds of personality attract certain types of drugs, or do people that become addicted simply have an addictive personality? Will someone who is addicted to cocaine, for instance, be as likely to become addicted to alcohol? Or is it our personalities that dictate what types of drugs we are most likely to take? [...]

The Link between Anxiety and Sleep and How Sleeping Well Eases Anxious Feelings

By | 2018-02-27T20:25:21+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that there is a direct link between anxiety and sleep? Moreover, being aware of this link can help you significantly relieve anxiety symptoms. There is nothing quite like getting a good night’s sleep to put things into perspective. Decisions become clearer, the world is a more positive place and we feel capable [...]

4 Types of Mental Illness That Can Be Predicted in Childhood

By | 2018-02-26T21:20:41+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Is it possible to predict certain types of mental illness in adults from childhood behaviour? Are there signs in childhood that can indicate what types of mental illness an adult will be predisposed to? Experts think there are. So what types of mental illness are we talking about? 1. Depression Depression in adults has been [...]

How to Calm Anxiety as an Empath (and Why Empaths Are More Prone to It)

By | 2018-02-07T21:59:07+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Empaths often experience a lot of anxiety in their lives. There are several reasons for this, but luckily, it is possible to learn how to calm anxiety with the following techniques. Empaths pick up on the emotions of others. While this a great gift to have, it has a shadow side. Empaths are prone to [...]

8 Anxious Thoughts Every Introvert Has Before and After a Social Event

By | 2018-02-10T22:48:31+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Every introvert has anxious thoughts before they go to a social event. Often they will be anxious for hours afterwards, too. Here are a few of the most common anxious thoughts introverts have about socialising. Every introvert has anxious thought when they are preparing for a social event. They also know that they will have [...]

10 Signs You Have Bottled Up Emotions (and How They Secretly Affect You)

By | 2018-02-03T20:40:41+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Bottled up emotions can affect your life in unexpected ways. For this reason, it’s important to recognize if you repressing your emotions too much. We all have moments where it is better to repress our emotions rather than articulate every single feeling we experience. Our society dictates that we should be strong and unemotional. But [...]