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Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

6 Signs You Have Youngest Child Syndrome and How It Affects Your Life

By |2019-09-11T12:52:09+03:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does the way you act today come from the order in which you were born? Youngest child syndrome is a very real thing and can stay with people long after childhood. The birth order in a family can develop the traits and personalities displayed by each sibling. If you've displayed certain traits that can't be [...]

Study: What Your Spending Habits Reveal about Your Personality

By |2019-09-08T12:17:31+03:00September 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 [...]

6 Struggles Only Adult Children of Narcissists Will Understand

By |2019-09-03T17:11:05+03:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Adult children of narcissists suffer a wide range of symptoms. Due to the lack of empathy, their lives are deeply scarred. I don’t have to be a psychologist to know my childhood was dysfunctional. And I know my parents failed at many things in raising me. I was left alone many times with a senile [...]

Social Media Psychology Can Reveal Intriguing Things about Your Personality

By |2019-08-25T13:25:50+03:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you use social media? If so, what kind of things do you post? Pictures of your dinner, political statements, selfies, relationship updates? The majority of us use social media, whether it’s to talk about our kids, raise awareness for a cause or declare our undying love for our partner. As a result, it’s only [...]

The Schizoid Personality and the People Who Don’t Want to Fit in

By |2019-09-07T13:05:53+03:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

If you are familiar with psychology, then you may have heard the term ‘schizoid personality disorder’. It is a type of personality disorder in which the individual has a consistent pattern of emotional flatness and detachment from social relationships. In fact, it is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and [...]

What the Psychology of Values and Beliefs Reveals about Human Beings

By |2019-08-22T13:22:01+03:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

What do you believe in? What are your main values in life? You might take a few minutes to answer those questions. However, if I asked you to think about where your values and beliefs came from, would you find that more difficult? How do we acquire our values and beliefs and why are they [...]

What’s the Difference Between Being Introverted and Shy, According to Science?

By |2019-08-13T13:00:56+03:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

How would you feel if I asked you to be the host at a prestigious party? What about public speaking? Do you see them as a challenge or do they make you feel like being sick? The chances are if it’s the latter, you’re probably a shy person. But are you introverted as well? More [...]