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How to Deal With a Narcissist and Protect Yourself from Their Manipulation

By | 2017-11-30T18:22:43+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

I believe that learning how to deal with a narcissist is one of the hardest ordeals in life. It takes a certain skill learned from life experiences. Alright you guys, it’s time, once again, to tackle the daunting subject of the toxic individual. Yeah, I know you’re not that fond of these characters, but in [...]

What Is a Shadow Self and Why It’s Important to Embrace It

By | 2017-11-16T18:07:53+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carl Jung was the first psychiatrist to propose the theory that our minds are split into two very different archetypes: the persona and the shadow self. The persona is derived from a Latin word that means ‘mask’ and it means the person we present to the world, the person we want the world to think [...]

7 Stages of Spiritual Growth: Which Stage Are You in?

By | 2017-08-16T21:49:07+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Spiritual growth is a journey with many twists and turns. But there are clear stages we can recognize on our path to spiritual wholeness. Spiritual growth can be achieved in many ways. There is no prescribed path that leads to enlightenment. In addition, the journey can sometimes feel like two steps forward followed by three [...]

10 Famous Narcissists in History and Today’s World

By | 2017-08-13T17:50:34+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, History & Archaeology, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

You have probably long suspected that some media personalities might be narcissists. Here is a list of famous narcissists of the past and present. To be at the top of your game, in whatever field that might be, takes an enormous amount of self-confidence and belief in your abilities. But when does this self-confidence spill [...]

12 Signs You Have High Spiritual Intelligence

By | 2017-08-27T00:41:31+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’ve all heard of IQ and EQ. But there is also a measure of our spiritual capabilities. Here are 12 signs that you have high spiritual intelligence. Spiritual intelligence doesn’t necessarily relate to our religious beliefs. It is more concerned with our inner peace, balance and our understanding of the world. To be spiritually intelligent [...]

Grandiose Narcissism VS Vulnerable Narcissism: What Are the Differences?

By | 2017-06-07T15:21:10+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you heard about grandiose narcissism and vulnerable narcissism? This distinction is not known by many. We are all familiar with the personality type of the narcissist, but now researchers have defined the narcissism into two very distinct categories: the grandiose narcissism and the vulnerable narcissism. Whilst we might recognise that all narcissists have some [...]

Does Narcissistic Personality Disorder Have a Bright Side?

By | 2017-06-14T16:21:14+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Narcissistic Personality Disorder can stand in the way of a person's growth. Everyone understands the effects of feeling too superior. But having Narcissistic Personality Disorder isn't all bad. Though you should always keep your ego in check, it can help you in some cases. So what is the bright side of having NPD, if there's [...]

4 Reasons Why Narcissists Are Basically Unhappy People

By | 2017-05-29T21:15:45+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , |

A narcissist is a person that has an over grandiose sense of self. Narcissists also tend to be unhappy people and there are some good reasons why. They believe they are put on this earth to be admired, revered, adored and that the world revolves around them. With so much self-esteem you would imagine that [...]