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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 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2018-12-23T11:06:29+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

New Phobia Treatment Revealed by a Study Could Make It Easier to Beat Your Fears

By |2018-11-22T15:06:48+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having suffered from a phobia for most of my life, I’m always on the lookout for a new phobia treatment. The problem is, most treatments take time and prolonged exposure to the subject of the phobia. As a consequence, it’s much easier to walk away from this kind of treatment than try and keep on [...]

Phobia of Clowns or Coulrophobia Explained: Why Do Some People Fear Clowns?

By |2018-11-23T21:25:36+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coulrophobia. It means a phobia of clowns. Now for some people, even the mention of clowns is enough to trigger a panic attack. But clowns are supposed to be funny and make us laugh? Why then does the mere thought of them send some people into a state of anxiety? What is it about clowns [...]

7 Signs You Have a Fear of Life That Is Holding You Back

By |2018-10-26T21:29:19+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Having a fear of life is a real mindset. While some people fear death, others actually fear life. The fear of death is easy to understand. After all, no one really wants to die. Understanding the fear of life, however, may sound like some silly notion. The fear of life is basically the fear of [...]

Jung’s Collective Unconscious and How It Explains Phobias and Irrational Fears

By |2018-09-26T18:30:05+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ever wondered how your collective unconscious can affect your everyday behaviour? Are you afraid of snakes but never actually seen one? You’re not alone. In fact, it seems the inner psyche has been the topic of study for many scientists - but one, in particular, stands out to this day. Behavioural scientist and psychologist Carl [...]

6 Practical Ways to Face Your Fears (and Why You Should Do It)

By |2018-09-21T20:40:04+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

When you’re afraid, your instinct is to run away. However, the healthy thing to do is face your fears and overcome the obstacles that hold you back. I have learned how you need to face your fears. Yes, I am afraid of things, although I like to think I’m fearless at times. I am imperfect [...]

How the Fear of Death Shapes Our Behaviors and Choices during Life

By |2018-11-23T21:19:11+00:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How would you live the rest of your life if you knew the exact time, date and method of your death? Would your fear of death shape your future behaviour? Experts think it would. Every single one of us knows that we are going to die. For most people, it stays at the back of [...]