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The Choice between Yes and Yes – A Psychological Revelation

The Choice between Yes and Yes – A Psychological Revelation

Three year old Kara was throwing a tantrum. She didn’t want to go to bed, of that she was certain. “Do you want to brush with the red or blue toothpaste?” her dad asked gently. “Blue,” she says, glad to be given the opportunity to make a decision. Ten minutes later, Kara was well tucked up, wondering when she’d agreed to go to bed in the first place. You laugh at the story, don’t you? The method used to get … Read entire article »

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Psychoanalysis I – Definitions and Instinct

Psychoanalysis I – Definitions and Instinct

Scientific theories appear influenced for the conditions of the social life in the economic aspects, politicians, cultural etc. They are historical products created by concrete men who live its time and contributes or radically modify the development of science.  Sigmund Freud (1856-1839) was a Viennese doctor whom changed in an extreme way the imagination about the psychic life. His contribution is … Read entire article »

Problem Gambling: What You Should Know

Problem Gambling: What You Should Know

Americans spend more on gambling than all other recreation combined. For most, it’s a fun diversion but for a few, gambling can become a serious, life-altering problem. Problem gambling is behavior that causes disruptions in any major area of a person’s life. It affects as many as six to nine million Americans. Would you recognize a gambling problem in someone you know? … Read entire article »

Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Clinical Features

Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Clinical Features

Clinical Features of the Narcissistic Personality Disorder   Opinions vary as to whether the narcissistic traits evident in in infancy, childhood, and early adolescence are pathological. Anecdotal evidence suggests that childhood abuse and trauma inflicted by parents, authority figures, or even peers provoke “secondary narcissism” and, when unresolved, may lead to the full-fledged Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) later in life. This makes eminent … Read entire article »

Narcissist vs. Psychopath

Narcissist vs. Psychopath

We all heard the terms “psychopath” or “sociopath”. These are the old names for a patient with the Antisocial Personality Disorder (AsPD). It is hard to distinguish narcissists from psychopaths. The latter may simply be a less inhibited and less grandiose form of the former. Indeed, the DSM V Committee is considering to abolish this distinction altogether. Still, there are some … Read entire article »

Is It Possible To Quit Smoking with NLP?

Is It Possible To Quit Smoking with NLP?

We all know how smoking can be a hard to quit habit for thousands, if not millions, of people across the globe.  Yeah, smoking sucks and you may be in the situation when smoking is more like a drug for you.  Unfortunately for you, smoking can kill you, so it is best to quit as soon as possible.  But… is … Read entire article »

How to Make Miserable Decisions

How to Make Miserable Decisions

If you’ve ever been around someone who is persistently miserable you’ll find that they have a working strategy for making their experience unpleasant for themselves. This article will give a few explanations why they use a strategy that makes them miserable, how that process works, and if this describes you, why you might want to change. It will also describe what … Read entire article »

Help Kids Concentrate

Help Kids Concentrate

All of us want our children to succeed in school. But for many kids and teens, concentration in this always-pressured, starved-for-time era can be difficult. Here are some tips for helping your son or daughter improve concentration and do better in the classroom: Take time for breakfast. Children who have breakfast and enough to eat during the rest of the day … Read entire article »

Does Your Shadow Love You?

Does Your Shadow Love You?

The psychologist, Carl Jung, described hidden part of our psyche as “the shadow”. It’s the part that sometimes frightens us with the things we don’t know, or don’t want to know about ourselves. It is essentially our unconscious mind telling us what it wants. Sometimes it comes in dreams, other times and a welling up of emotion. I Just had some thoughts … Read entire article »

Why do people think mind control is “bad”?

Why do people think mind control is “bad”?

Here’s a question for you: Why do people think mind control is “bad”? People shudder at the thought of mind control because they live under the belief that there is a “free will”. They are scared to think that they don’t have control. Yet the truth is we never have complete control. Being the beasties that we are we’ve lived, died and … Read entire article »