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

By |2018-11-17T15:03:46+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 |2018-09-06T13:42:05+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 [...]

What Is Psychological Deflection and How It Might Be Blocking Your Growth

By |2018-09-17T14:58:08+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological deflection is often considered a narcissistic abuse tactic. However, you might be using it too without even knowing. Deflection, by definition, is a method of changing the course of an object, an emotion or thought from its original source. Psychological deflection is seen as a narcissistic abuse tactic used to control the mind and [...]

Catastrophic Thinking: How to Recognize and Deal with It When You Have Anxiety

By |2018-09-17T14:59:51+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

What is one of the worst aspects of having anxiety? Catastrophic thinking is anxiety at a whole other level of negativity. Let’s deal with this. Honestly, I wasn’t an expert in the term catastrophic thinking, but I was familiar with its definition. Catastrophic thinking is the way the mind operates under the influence of anxiety. In [...]

How to Make a Phone Call When You Have Phone Phobia and Social Anxiety

By |2018-09-06T00:05:20+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Some people struggle to make a phone call, no matter how weird or funny it may sound. However, for socially anxious people and some introverts, phone phobia is a reality. Phone anxiety or phone phobia is a psychological condition in which a person experiences extreme fear when making or receiving calls. Thus, they will find [...]