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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 [...]

  • psychology of money

How the Psychology of Money Subtly Affects Your Personality and Life

By |2019-11-24T16:38:03+02:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

What is the psychology of money? Yes, you heard it right, there are many psychological aspects and they do influence the way we live. Most people think only in the terms of, “make money/spend money/invest money/save money” or something to that effect, but the subject of the money goes much deeper than that. In fact, [...]

  • i hate my life

‘I Hate My Life’: Why You Might Be Feeling This Way and What to Do

By |2019-09-23T22:35:16+02:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you hate your life? Well, to be honest, there have been times where I wasn’t really happy with mine either. I can see why some people may hate the life that was given to them. That’s because I’ve seen poverty and I’ve seen what horrific pain can do to a person. Many times, I’ve [...]

  • spending habits personality

Study: What Your Spending Habits Reveal about Your Personality

By |2019-09-08T12:17:31+02:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What do you spend your money on? I don’t mean the essentials in life like food, bills and rent. I mean, what do you love to buy? Do you buy material things like books, clothes, music or jewellery? Or do you prefer to purchase experiences like holidays, theatre tickets or trips to the cinema or [...]

Karl Marx’s Conflict Theory and What It Reveals about Today’s Society

By |2019-06-10T00:17:57+02:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brexit has caused deep divisions in households in the UK. In France, the ‘gilets jaunes’ are threatening to bring the country to a standstill over rising fuel costs. Can conflict theory help us understand why? If you’ve noticed that the world seems to be getting a lot less tolerant these days, then conflict theory might [...]

  • psychology of anchoring

The Psychology of Anchoring and How It Affects Your Ideas & Decisions

By |2019-08-23T13:41:25+02:00May 26th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Anchoring in psychology is a specific cognitive bias. It takes the form of individuals grabbing hold of the one piece of information they heard first, to the detriment of other information. You might know this as ‘first impressions’ – when someone relies on their own first idea of a person or situation. How the psychology [...]

  • debt problems consumer society

Debt Problems: Consumer Society’s Tool of Manipulation and Control

By |2019-05-17T17:12:36+02:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Life isn’t always fair, and debt problems remind us of this fact. Debt is controlling, so make wise decisions to avoid this. I’ve been in debt, oh yes, but I am thankful that it was a problem I fixed as soon as possible. However, I have seen other people’s debt spiral out of control at [...]

  • economic system wrong

What’s Wrong with Our Economic System? The Ugly Truth Most People Neglect

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+02:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

More and more people start to realize that something about our current economic system is deeply wrong. There are some ugly truths many of us are unaware of or prefer to neglect. Some ideas and technologies are so old and entrenched that we can easily forget that they were once created. In fact, it's hard to [...]