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Things Toxic Parents Do and Say That Have a Lifetime Effect on Their Children

By | 2018-07-16T14:08:52+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As children, we look to our parents for love, support, guidance, and validation. But what if those parents are toxic parents? What if everything they do to us, tell us, show us or provide for us is damaging? Some children raised in an abusive environment will focus on surviving. Others might not even realise they [...]

20 Signs of Coercive Control That Reveal Manipulation in a Relationship

By | 2018-07-15T13:54:34+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you be able to recognise the signs of coercive control if it was present in your relationship? I thought I would, but it is only after years of reflection that I realise I was being controlled in a number of ways. The thing about coercive control is that it’s pretty hard to pin [...]

14 Signs of Stress and Non-Obvious Psychological Causes of It

By | 2018-07-14T13:37:27+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

There are signs of stress you may not have thought of before. Stress doesn’t just come from some horrible traumatic event. Unfortunately, there are many things which can cause stress, some imagined and some real. There are common stressors and even situations that call for the fight or flight action, which is considered fairly [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-07-11T13:40:49+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

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 [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By | 2018-07-09T21:14:09+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

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 [...]

The Truth about INTJ Dating: How This Personality Type Deals with Relationships

By | 2018-07-05T15:14:08+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you about to enter into a relationship with an INTJ personality type? Do you want to know the truth when it comes to INTJ dating? Here’s everything you need to know about INTJ dating and relationships. INTJ’s and relationships When it comes to relationships, someone with the INTJ personality type tends to be straightforward, direct [...]