The psychology of people who show off

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Why do people show off? What drives them to behave in a way that often makes others cringe? This article sheds light on the main reasons behind showing off. We all know people in our social group who like to show off. On the surface, they may seem cool, superior and admirable because of what …

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Psychology of an arrogant person

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Jim was an employee at a sales company who had joined recently. He behaved normally with everyone and no one could ever label him as ‘arrogant’. After two months- to everyone’s surprise- he started behaving in an arrogant manner. He primarily directed his arrogance toward his juniors, whom he used to treat kindly before. What …

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How to overcome shyness

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This article will discuss what causes a person to be shy and how to overcome shyness the right way. Shyness is a personality disorder because a shy person has problems dealing with the people they want to interact with. Shyness makes a person uncomfortable around others. Shy people find it difficult to express themselves freely …

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The root cause of perfectionism

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In this article, we’ll explore the potential dangers of perfectionism and its root cause. We’ll also go over some ideas on how to overcome perfectionism and the downside of not caring about perfection. A perfectionist is a person who strives for flawlessness. They set excessively high and unrealistic performance standards for themselves. A perfectionist wants …

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What makes a person stubborn

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Have you ever wondered why some people are so stubborn? What causes stubbornness in people? Stubbornness is a personality trait in which a person refuses to change their opinion about something or refuses to change their mind about a decision that they’ve made. Stubborn people have a resolute adherence to their own ideas and opinions. …

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Importance of assertiveness and how to be assertive

This article will introduce the concept of assertiveness and explain why many people are non-assertive by default. Later, we’ll talk about the importance of assertiveness and how to be more assertive. Assertiveness is the skill of expressing how you feel and asking for what you want without being aggressive. It is an ability to defend …

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Overcoming inferiority complex

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Before we can talk about overcoming inferiority complex, it’s important that we understand how and why the feelings of inferiority arise in the first place. In short, inferiority feelings motivate us to compete with members of our social group. Feelings of inferiority make a person feel bad because they find themselves in a disadvantaged position …

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What’s the root cause of depression?


This article will go in-depth into exploring the root cause of depression, the purpose of depression, and how to overcome depression. All emotions are a means of communication between your conscious and your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is continually monitoring your life, watching your actions, and trying to make sure that your happiness and well-being …

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What causes insecurity?

Before we try to understand what causes insecurity, I want to introduce you to a girl named Lisa: Lisa never liked to take photos of her whenever she hung out with friends. Even if it was a picnic, a vacation or a party, she stayed away from getting clicked and reasonably enough all her friends found …

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Causes of frustration and how to deal with it

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What causes frustration?Why do people become enraged sometimes? The answer lies in the emotion of frustration. The feelings of frustration are caused when someone or something prevents us from getting or doing what we want. Humans are goal-seeking organisms continually looking for the fulfilment of their needs and goals. It’s common for us to experience …

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