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Why Do We Dream? 3 of the Most Interesting Theories to Consider

By |2019-03-14T20:55:43+03:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why do we dream? Experts do not agree on one simple explanation. But there are many interesting theories. So why do we dream? Are dreams worth analysing or are they simply reflections on thoughts and experiences of the day? You could argue that cats and dogs dream, but we don’t pay special attention to those [...]

How Do Dreams Work and Why Do We Have Them, According to Science?

By |2019-02-25T16:03:21+03:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

How do dreams work? This and other questions about dreams have been a source of wonder for ages. Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, was convinced that dreams were an expression of unfulfilled fantasies. More pragmatic theorists after him saw dreams as a reflection of life. But neither Freud nor those who came after [...]

What Does a Dream about Losing Teeth Mean? What Psychology Has to Say

By |2019-01-25T23:16:29+03:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ever had a dream about losing teeth? You are not alone! It is surprisingly common – and it’s been the topic of study for a number of psychologists. A recurring dream about losing teeth If you’ve ever had the dream about losing teeth more than once, you might want to look at reasons why you [...]

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

By |2019-02-26T22:27:37+03:00October 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 [...]

What Do Recurring Dreams Mean and Reveal about Your Personality?

By |2019-04-13T21:06:02+03:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Most people that have experienced recurring dreams have wondered what they mean. There are many schools of thought when it comes to dream analysis. Of course, we have to put Austrian founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud at the top of the list. He was the first person to suggest the importance of dreams. Freud believed [...]

The Root Causes of Anger That Could Be Hiding in Your Subconscious

By |2018-09-13T17:27:45+03:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Are we getting angrier? Maybe. Or, perhaps there are just more causes of anger around. As our lives get busier, we try and speed up to fit everything in. So if anything gets in our way, it can easily try our patience. But, what are the causes of anger and what can we do to try and [...]

What Are Freudian Slips and What They Reveal about Your Personality

By |2018-09-05T14:09:31+03:00March 17th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Freudian slips are those embarrassing tell-tale slips of the tongue that reveal our innermost thoughts. They are the verbal mistakes that are linked to our unconscious feelings. Even the rich and famous are vulnerable to Freudian slips. In 1988, the then Vice-President, George H.W Bush gave a speech on live television. He was supposed to [...]

What Is Psychological Repression and How It Secretly Affects You and Your Health

By |2018-09-14T21:34:39+03:00March 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 [...]