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DISC Personality Types: Which One Better Describes You?

By |2019-03-26T14:59:44+02:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are interested in personality tests, you may have come across the DISC Personality Types. But what are they and which one best describes you? The DISC Personality Types differ slightly from other personality tests. This is because they focus on human emotions and behaviour when categorising, rather than character traits. The four human [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+02:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]

What Your Favourite Books Reveal about Your Personality, According to Science

By |2019-03-17T16:11:48+02:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Can you tell someone’s personality simply by their favourite books? Research suggests you can. To understand why this is possible we have to look at the reasons for reading in the first place. Entertainment satisfies a psychological need in our lives. This includes reading. We gravitate to content that piques our interest and reinforces our [...]

Introverts Make Good Employees and Here Are 8 Reasons Why

By |2019-03-14T21:52:02+02:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In the workplace, extroverts are more sociable, but introverts also exhibit useful qualities. Sometimes introverts really make good employees. Most workplaces are dominated by outgoing individuals who exhibit the ability to play leadership roles. Introverts have suffered misrepresentation by employers on many occasions. Employers often focus on the introvert’s most visible laid-back attributes that are [...]

5 Shocking Dissociative Identity Disorder Cases That Will Make You Think

By |2019-03-10T12:01:24+02:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For decades, researchers have focused on the psychological difficulties that present in dissociative identity disorder cases. But now they are realising there is another issue. Typically we associate dissociative identity disorder cases with multiple personalities or split personalities. So from the very start, we are exploring what’s happening with the identity or personality. As a [...]

5 Fiction Books about Introverts to Help You Understand This Personality Type

By |2019-03-17T16:09:17+02:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Literature, Personality|Tags: , , |

From Jane Eyre to Superman, fiction books are full of introvert characters. Here are five great books about introverts that all introverted people can relate to. Whenever I have felt out of place as an introvert, I have taken comfort in the fact that some of my favourite fictional characters are just like me. Reading [...]

How to Spot False Confidence and Deal with the People Who Have It

By |2019-02-25T23:29:31+02:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

False confidence. It’s surprising how common it is these days. But just how easy is it to spot? Most of us can tell the difference between arrogant people and those that are assertive. There’s usually a difference. For example, arrogant people can tend towards aggressive behaviour if challenged. Assertive people are more likely to have [...]

Why Judging Others Is Our Natural Instinct, Harvard Psychologist Explains

By |2019-02-28T18:38:34+02:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Judging others and being afraid to be judged by others seems to be somewhat natural, right? But it’s not totally clear why we are prone to judging others…until now.  A Harvard psychologist, Amy Cuddy, an expert in first impressions, after researching the split-second reaction we have to others, has clarified the phenomenon. Cuddy points out [...]