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Top Thriller Movies about the Intriguing Mysteries and the Dark Side of Human Psyche

By | 2018-05-18T15:35:33+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

For as long as I can remember, I have loved watching top thriller movies. The darker the story, and twisted the plot the better. What I really love about watching top thriller movies is that many of them deal with the darker side of our psyche. Top thriller movies will use human nature and [...]

What Are Subliminal Messages and How They Influence You without Even Knowing

By | 2018-04-30T21:17:40+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We all go through life making decisions, using our own free will, right? We are certainly smart enough to know if someone is trying to manipulate us. So it stands to reason that we would know if someone was using subliminal messages, wouldn't we? But subliminal messages are just that. Little hidden words or triggers [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By | 2018-04-25T22:27:56+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

What Are Freudian Slips and What They Reveal about Your Personality

By | 2018-03-17T09:40:48+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Freudian slips are those embarrassing tell-tale slips of the tongue that reveal our innermost thoughts. They are the verbal mistakes that are linked to our unconscious feelings. Even the rich and famous are vulnerable to Freudian slips. In 1988, the then Vice-President, George H.W Bush gave a speech on live television. He was supposed to [...]

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 [...]

What Is Psychological Splitting and How You May Be Using It without Even Knowing

By | 2018-02-15T23:14:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological splitting is also known as all-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking. Psychological splitting is an unconscious process whereby a person tends to view themselves and their life in extremes. Everything is either good or bad, and there are no grey areas. Typically, psychological splitting is about having polarising beliefs. This is where a person will exclusively [...]

What Is Sublimation in Psychology and How It Secretly Directs Your Life

By | 2018-02-09T20:20:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sublimation in psychology is a defense mechanism where negative urges and impulses are channelled into socially accepted behaviour. Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘The Harz Journey’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. [...]

6 Signs You Have Guilt Complex That Is Secretly Ruining Your Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:49+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

If you have a guilt complex, it may be affecting your behavior and your whole life without you even knowing. Below, you will find signs that you might be suffering from it. We all feel guilty at some point in our lives. It’s a perfectly natural emotional response and we feel it generally if we [...]