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The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]

8 Signs of a Melancholic Personality and Why It Can Be Hard to Understand

By |2019-01-21T16:13:55+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many different types of personality out there, but one of the most misunderstood is the melancholic personality. A melancholic personality is hard to understand because the person who has it will naturally be one that keeps to themselves. This makes it difficult to truly understand them. There is nothing wrong with having a [...]

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 [...]

7 Hidden Causes of Fear That Could Explain Why You Avoid Some Things in Life

By |2019-01-18T15:22:02+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We, as humans, are afraid of many things, sometimes developing severe phobias. So, what are the hidden causes of fear? What are the reasons for these reactions? When I was a little girl, I was afraid of the forest surrounding my house, but only at night. During the day, I ran through the woods without [...]

7 Types of Dreams about Teeth and What They Could Mean

By |2019-01-11T13:30:03+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why do we have dreams about teeth, and why are they important? The teeth are one of the most popular dream elements. In most cases, people usually dream about losing their teeth, and this is the most common reason people look up this particular dream. However, there are many other different types of dreams about [...]

6 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Expand Your Mind & Make You a Better Person

By |2018-12-31T12:49:15+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thought-provoking books are very essential in our mental growth. All the same, getting these thought-provoking books can be a daunting task. Developing a habit of book endorsements is one of the best things one can ever do in this regard. This is a move that can really transform an individual’s life. Indisputably, reading is the [...]

What Is Self-Actualization and How to Know If You Are Reaching It

By |2018-12-02T19:04:05+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Anyone interested in the psychology of personality couldn’t have helped but notice a new buzzword recently – self-actualization. Self-actualization is the final goal of Albert Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It is the realization of ones’ potential in the world. However, it can only be achieved once all other needs are fulfilled. Maslow's hierarchy is typically [...]

Name Meanings: Can Your Name Reveal Your Personality?

By |2018-12-23T11:06:43+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We know how powerful language can be, but what about our names? Just how important are name meanings? Can they reveal anything about our identities? Our names are an important part of our identity. It's one of the first things people notice about us. Whether we like it or not, our name is a huge [...]