7 Ways Feeling Unloved May Have Roots in Your Childhood

By | 2018-03-20T22:05:12+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Adults sometimes find themselves feeling unloved, and they often look for answers in their surroundings or various influences. The answer, however, could come from their past. Personally, I have abandonment issues, along with all the other quirks, personality flaws, and disorders that I also endure. For many years, I struggled to understand why I was [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

You Were Raised by Narcissists If You Can Relate to These 9 Things

By | 2018-02-13T15:56:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Most people have no clue that they were raised by narcissists. In fact, many of the traits that develop from such a childhood often get misunderstood as isolated character traits. Let’s pretend we’re traveling in time, back to the 70s, 80s or 90s. In other words, let’s visit your childhood. Think back to those faded [...]

You Were Raised by an Emotionally Abusive Mother If You Relate to These 6 Things

By | 2018-01-27T22:35:06+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

It stands to reason that if you grew up in a loving family environment, you’re likely to be a well-balanced individual. But if you had an emotionally abusive mother, what would the signs be? Before we list the signs of an emotionally abusive mother, let's talk about the different types of maternal attachment. It wasn’t [...]

Teen Depression: How to Recognize That Your Teenager Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-01-17T14:18:17+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teen depression can affect any teenager from any background and should not be confused with normal stroppy teenager behaviour. It is far more serious and can sometimes have fatal consequences. Because of this, it is vital that the signs of teen depression are picked up quickly. But why are teenagers so vulnerable to depression? Why [...]

3 Types of Unhealthy Mother-Son Relationships and How They Affect You

By | 2018-01-10T19:41:51+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Some types of unhealthy mother-son relationships can be so toxic that they can ruin your own and your children’s happiness. Below you will find some examples. Mother-son relationships are complicated. While a son is growing and learning about the world and establishing his independence, he needs the nurturing and loving support of his mother. However, [...]

4 Behavioral Psychology Experiments That Suggest We Don’t Have Free Will

By | 2017-12-22T11:42:44+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Behavioral psychology reveals some really disturbing truths about the human nature. These experiments show that we don’t really have free will. We all like to think of ourselves as going through life, making important decisions without influence from external forces. But there are some behavioral psychology experiments that suggest we can be swayed into certain [...]