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What Is Psychological Splitting and How You May Be Using It without Even Knowing

By | 2018-02-15T23:14:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological splitting is also known as all-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking. Psychological splitting is an unconscious process whereby a person tends to view themselves and their life in extremes. Everything is either good or bad, and there are no grey areas. Typically, psychological splitting is about having polarising beliefs. This is where a person will exclusively [...]

What Is Sublimation in Psychology and How It Secretly Directs Your Life

By | 2018-02-09T20:20:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sublimation in psychology is a defense mechanism where negative urges and impulses are channelled into socially accepted behaviour. Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘The Harz Journey’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. [...]

6 Signs You Have Guilt Complex That Is Secretly Ruining Your Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:49+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

If you have a guilt complex, it may be affecting your behavior and your whole life without you even knowing. Below, you will find signs that you might be suffering from it. We all feel guilty at some point in our lives. It’s a perfectly natural emotional response and we feel it generally if we [...]

10 Psychological Complexes That May Be Secretly Poisoning Your Life

By | 2018-01-10T19:42:15+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Psychological complexes are distorted sensory and thought patterns that lead to unnatural behavior and are typically deep-rooted in a person’s psyche. Psychological complexes affect how a person sees themselves, how they behave towards others and can have a huge impact on that person’s life. It is not known how a person acquires a psychological complex, [...]

5 Incredible Ways Repressed Memories Can Affect Your Life

By | 2017-05-16T19:24:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Why do we have repressed memories? Could it be that some experiences are just too painful that our minds seek to protect us by shutting them down? Experts believe that there is a common thread with repressed memories. When intense stress or trauma gets too severe, actual neurological changes happen in the brain to enable [...]

What Do Dreams about Murder Reveal about You and Your Life?

By | 2018-02-11T00:04:18+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

What do dreams about murder mean? Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night in a panic because you’ve dreamt you have just murdered someone? Thankfully, these types of dreams are not common, but they do have meaning. Dream analysis is often used in psychoanalysis as a tool to understanding our subconscious [...]

What Is Psychological Projection and How to Find If Someone Is Using It on You

By | 2017-12-11T16:40:22+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Narcissists are renowned for using psychological projection to blame other people, even when it is entirely apparent that they are the ones in the wrong. Whichever way they can, they will project the blame, stating that the other person made them do it, was responsible for their own bad behaviour or simply did not do what [...]

FOMO vs. DOMO: Do You Have ‘The Desire of Missing Out’?

By | 2018-01-16T22:22:16+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Whilst most of us have heard of the expression FOMO or ‘Fear of Missing Out’, not many have come across DOMO or ‘Desire of Missing Out’. Before we explore DOMO in more detail, let’s just recap on what we know about FOMO. What is FOMO? FOMO is a feeling of anxiety brought about by thinking [...]