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Signs and Causes of Compulsive Lying and How to Stop This Habit

By |2019-02-13T14:48:35+02:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

At times, we can all tell a small white lie, but compulsive lying is a completely different animal. People who have the habit of compulsive lying tell lies about the most random things. If you ask them what they did over the weekend, they might say, "I went fishing with some friends". In fact, they [...]

How to Talk to a Narcissist to Avoid Being Used, Blamed and Manipulated

By |2019-02-02T13:58:19+02:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If there’s someone toxic in your life, it can be almost unbearable. Learning how to talk to a narcissist can be one of the most difficult tasks you will ever experience. My entire life has been engulfed in a narcissistic fog. My parents, my friends, and my romantic partners have all exhibited narcissistic behavior around [...]

10 Signs of Unhealthy Codependent Behavior and How to Change It

By |2019-01-28T15:00:04+02:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s possible that, unknowingly, you have fallen into the trap of codependent behavior. Codependent behavior is a harmful type of behavior that is also known as addiction to relationships - even if the relationship is toxic or violent. Let's take Prisca for example. Prisca grew up in a home where her mother was physically and [...]

6 Common Toxic People Traits: Does Anyone in Your Life Have Them?

By |2018-11-21T13:06:32+02:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Toxic people traits can be very hard to identify, particularly with the rise anonymity on the internet. When is somebody just kind of a bad influence, and when are they truly toxic? When is somebody just in a bad mood, or not dealing with stress well, or just toxic? Is there any way to truly [...]

5 Signs You Grew up in an Enmeshed Family and How It Differs from a Healthy One

By |2019-03-24T19:11:49+02:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Unfortunately, many people live in an enmeshed family environment. Although the closeness of family members cultivates love, it hinders the growth of individualism. An enmeshed family may not seem all that bad at first. In fact, having a close-knit family unit has many benefits for its members. However, an enmeshed family can stunt the [...]

5 Signs Your High Sensitivity Is Turning You into a Manipulator

By |2018-12-02T17:27:56+02:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you have a high sensitivity to many things in life, then be careful. Your sensitivities can turn you into a  manipulative person, if not checked. Having a high sensitivity can mean many things. Being more sensitive can mean you see things that others don’t and you feel on a higher emotional spectrum. The negative [...]

The Asch Experiment and the Uncomfortable Truth It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-02-25T15:17:42+02:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Asch experiment reveals the true power of conformity. In fact, you might just see yourself in a whole new light! If you’ve ever wondered how your opinions can influence people, as well as how others can influence you, the Asch experiment is worth reading about in more detail. One of the greatest psychologists of [...]

Spiritual Abuse in Cults: 6 Manipulation Tricks They Use to Recruit Members

By |2018-11-10T15:12:08+02:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spiritual abuse in cults is rife. In fact, it is one of the most common ways cults use to recruit new members. But how do cults recruit normal people? How can someone change from having typical, healthy beliefs to extreme ideologies? Not only that but ones they are willing to die for? Well, it’s certainly [...]