Understanding the psychology behind volunteering
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
The psychology behind volunteering is more complex than one might imagine. Obviously people believe that giving is good, and indeed it is, though there is a fine balancing act between what really is volunteering, and what is self-sacrifice or even gratification, and it is here...
What role does the Id play in the personality?
By: Dolores Moore
When considering the id, the first thought that comes to mind is that we owe its invention, as we know it, and theoretical explanation to the work of the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud(1856-1939 . Freud devised ways to treat mental illnesses and disorders, based on...
By: Stephanie Andrews - 447415
Perhaps I take on an individualistic persona when I say this, but I enjoy the feeling of solitude. In a world where people often enjoy socializing and jumping from one event to the next, there is something luxurious and slow-paced about those moments to yourself...
How to tell if you're too proud
By: Tammy Lim
Being proud by having self-respect is perfectly healthy and acceptable. However, being too proud or arrogant, that is feeling too important and feeling that you are better and more important than other people is not healthy.Let us do some reflection and see if we...
By: Tim Delamatter
Why do Westerners generally not mind living alone; while Asians, South Americans, Central Americans, and Africans prefer to live with either their families or other people of their race and cultural background rather than alone?I think for the Western minded person, we live alone...
By: John Adams Weaver
I do not fear death and this is why! I know that is going to happen, and I have no fear of the unknown, for that very reason, if I am permitted to stay on this planet indefinitely and there is no reason why man...
How to tell if you're too proud
By: Debbie Robus
Arrogance is a powerful tool that Satan uses to destroy many. Consider the person who rises to a position of importance and begins to lord it over others. He/she continually demands the spotlight, takes credit for work others do, and refuses to listen to criticism...
What's your greatest fear?
By: Cody Hodge
What is my greatest fear? That is a good question, and I don't really know if I have one greatest fear. I have a fear of a lot of things, and to pick one that scares me the most is something I'm not sure if...
By: Bridget Webber
As human beings and thereby creatures on Earth, we have learned, in a similar manner to other species, that group think can help us to survive in certain situations. In the distant past our ancestors would act as a tight knit community so that they...
What is intellectualization?
By: Angela Diggs
Intellectualization is a defense mechanism where thinking is utilized to impede conflict with an insentient confrontation and its linked emotional anxiety. It includes taking one's self, emotionally, from a stressful situation. Intellectualizing is often achieved through rationalization, instead of accommodating reality, one may clarify...

 

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