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

By |2019-10-17T22:53:12+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 [...]

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What Do Recurring Dreams Mean and Reveal about Your Personality?

By |2020-04-22T15:51:58+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 [...]

  • root causes of anger

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

By |2019-10-17T22:53:56+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 reasons to be angry 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 [...]

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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 [...]

  • psychological repression

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 [...]

  • psychological splitting

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

By |2018-09-13T17:53:14+03:00February 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 [...]

  • sublimation in psychology

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

By |2020-04-22T23:11:37+03:00February 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. [...]

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

By |2020-06-09T23:47:57+03:00December 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 [...]