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What Is Family Manipulation and How to Recognize Its Warning Signs

By | 2018-03-15T21:42:12+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Does family manipulation sound like a new thing? You may be surprised to learn that manipulation can come from anyone – be it, partners, mothers or fathers… even siblings. Partner manipulation has become pretty common. Many people have managed to get away from this sort of abusive relationship. However, manipulation is prevalent in all sorts [...]

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

By | 2018-03-12T21:18:10+00:00 March 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 [...]

7 Careers in Applied Psychology for Those Fascinated by the Human Mind

By | 2018-03-07T20:45:24+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Applied psychology is an extremely popular choice of degree. This is because there are so many career paths available once you have attained a degree in applied psychology. It is also due to the fact that psychologists have long been respected members of the academic community. Theories involving personal and group dynamics, for example, have [...]

3 Ways Journal Writing Benefits Your Mental Health and Personal Growth

By | 2018-03-03T09:18:09+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Journal writing can be more beneficial to mental health and personal development than you realize. This article looks at the ways how keeping a journal can change your life for the better. In this modern world, it can be very hard not to lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of a working week. You [...]

7 Types of Drugs and What Personalities They Attract, According to Science

By | 2018-03-01T20:32:33+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do different kinds of personality attract certain types of drugs, or do people that become addicted simply have an addictive personality? Will someone who is addicted to cocaine, for instance, be as likely to become addicted to alcohol? Or is it our personalities that dictate what types of drugs we are most likely to take? [...]

4 Types of Mental Illness That Can Be Predicted in Childhood

By | 2018-02-26T21:20:41+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Is it possible to predict certain types of mental illness in adults from childhood behaviour? Are there signs in childhood that can indicate what types of mental illness an adult will be predisposed to? Experts think there are. So what types of mental illness are we talking about? 1. Depression Depression in adults has been [...]

6 Gaslighting Techniques Manipulators Use to Make You Feel Crazy

By | 2018-02-23T21:14:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

There are some sneaky gaslighting techniques dark personalities use to make their victims feel crazy. It is, therefore, important to recognize the signs of gaslighting before it’s too late. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone and their words and actions have made you feel like you are going crazy? They could be [...]

10 Things a Drama Queen Will Do to Control Your Life

By | 2018-02-16T18:39:54+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

If I asked you to describe a drama queen, you’d probably say attention-seeking, hysterical and makes a huge fuss about things. You might even know a drama queen and view their behaviour as a little irritating but hardly cause for concern. But what if I told you that drama queens use their unreasonable behaviour in [...]