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  • Micromanagement Examples

7 Micromanagement Examples in Family, Friend Circles, and the Workplace

By |2020-01-24T18:32:09+02:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

There are so many micromanagement examples because there are so many ways this controlling behavior can be used. Micromanaging is basically a form of control, although it can seem a bit more subtle in operation. For example, those who are guilty of micromanaging usually don’t even know they are doing this. They see their hovering [...]

  • friend asking for favors

Got a Friend Who Is Always Asking for Favors? How to Handle Them and Set Boundaries

By |2020-01-19T11:07:11+02:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

Friendships come in all shapes and sizes, and we will usually have one friend who is always asking for favors. Give and take is a normal part of friendship, but what can you do when it becomes a recurring theme? Take a look at my suggestions as to how to deal with that friend who [...]

  • taken advantage of signs

6 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage of by Your Family or Friends

By |2020-01-13T15:07:51+02:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

It’s difficult to see when you’re being taken advantage of by those who are supposed to care for you. But it’s time you take notice. "Family" and "friends" - the words should represent love, care, devotion, and commitment, but often this is not the case. You may think things are supposed to be the way [...]

  • Mentalism Tricks

6 Mentalism Tricks That Will Allow You to Read People’s Minds

By |2020-01-12T17:18:39+02:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Mentalism is everywhere in our lives. Fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes use mentalism tricks to solve clues. Not to mention the highly successful US TV show – The Mentalist is based around this phenomenon. In addition, UK performer Derren Brown has made a career from using mentalism and performing tricks in his shows. So, [...]

  • Narcissistic Perfectionist signs

20 Signs of a Narcissistic Perfectionist Who Is Poisoning Your Life

By |2019-12-27T17:04:56+02:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological terms such as narcissism and perfectionist have been around for decades. We understand their character traits, even if we don’t possess them ourselves. But what happens when the two collide? Is there such a thing as a narcissistic perfectionist? And if so, what impact does it have on a person’s life? Understanding the Narcissistic [...]

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming Signs

What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming and 6 Signs Someone Is Using It on You

By |2019-12-20T16:02:58+02:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that manipulation and influence aren’t the same? One is conducted for selfish reasons, the other, to improve or change. While we know that outright manipulation is a negative thing, we cannot say this 100% about influence. For example, we influence our children in hopes they will become mature and respected adults, right? [...]

  • Dating a Psychopath

Could You Be Dating a Psychopath? 9 Signs to Watch out for

By |2019-12-03T14:35:54+02:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Yes, all relationships have problems, but some are far worse. Although rare, you could be dating a psychopath. Dating has its own challenges, but when you start calling each other names, like psychopath or Maniac, it gets rough. Yes, it is possible that you could be dating a psychopathic person, but you really don’t know [...]

  • scam artist signs

9 Signs of a Scam Artist and Manipulation Tools They Use

By |2019-11-27T17:19:57+02:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

I’ve always been interested in the darker side of a person’s personality, particularly deviant behaviour. I want to know why someone might stray from the straight and narrow. So I often watch programmes about scam artists and their victims. And I think to myself, how did they fall for their tricks? Do they use specific [...]