By: Elizabeth M Young
For a person who has never had an impulsive personality, a single impulsive act would be shocking or surprising to friends, co workers or family who know the individual as a stable, regular soul who never does anything on a whim. Instead, the person has...
By: Das Govind
How words hurt ? There is a saying that goes something like this: '' Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.'' This statement was most probably made by some brave soul who was trying to get over some very...
What is the difference between a superiority complex and high self esteem?
By: James Johnson
What is the difference between a superiority complex and high self esteem? I could write that if you don't know then you are probably to stupid to understand, and that would indicate that I am probably harboring a superiority complex! A superiority complex is a...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Abnormal behavior is considered to be a psychological disorder. In behaving abnormally, the reactions of others can range from mild displeasure to profound distress and suffering. For the individual who exhibits the abnormal behavior, the results can range from suffering the disapproval of others, to...
What do dreams about snakes mean?
By: Bridget Webber
Snakes slithering through dreams, sliding along hallways, twisting around branches, their forked tongues flitting in and out of their mouths; what does it all mean? Many people have disturbing or happy dreams. The underlying interpretation for any one of such dreams tends to relate to...
Verbal abuse and its effect on self esteem
By: Marcia J. Kenyon
Every time someone is verbally abused, whether occasionally or regularly, it chips away at their confidence and diminishes their spirit. Verbal abuse can take place anywhere from the playground to the workplace, home to the street and nobody is immune from encountering it. As adults...
Why anxiety or stress can be beneficial to an individual
By: Richard Leigh
Whilst extreme anxiety or stress will impact negatively upon a person, in some instances anxiety or stress can actually be beneficial to the individual. When feeling anxious we tend to be more alert, more aware of things around us and therefore better able to respond...
By: Gabe
Lucid dreaming is the act of becoming conscious within a dream. You can become lucid in a dream spontaneously or by falling asleep with the intention to do so. The primary characteristic of a lucid dream is realizing you are dreaming while being able to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The impulse control disorders are those which involve behavior that provides some satisfaction in the short term, but which causes negative or even extremely harmful outcomes in the longer term. Most impulse control disorders involve repeated failure to "get it" that the behavior is wrong...
How to interpret a nightmare
By: Bridget Webber
Nightmares are frightening because they have the power to tap in to deep emotions, living in our subconscious. Because we think with different parts of our brain when asleep, our nightmares and dreams are not literal, like our waking thoughts. They are representations, often in...

 

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