8 Characteristics of the subconscious mind

The more you understand the subconscious mind, the better you become in understanding yourself. Following are some important characteristics of the subconscious mind that will help you increase your understanding of it… 1) The subconscious mind thinks in the form of images Your subconscious mind stores all your memories and experiences in the form of …

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Top 7 motivational rock songs to keep you motivated

motivational rock songs

It’s a well-known fact of human behaviour that beliefs become stronger by repetition. Even if a statement wasn’t a belief initially, it can get converted into one if we get exposed to it enough number of times. Beliefs are nothing but memories of the past. If you recall your past memories, you’ll realize that you …

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Subtle bad habit triggers

Sheena was an over-eater. One day she finally realized that she was indulging in her bad habit only to lift her mood. This awareness increased her determination to quit and she did. For two weeks, she didn’t eat more than necessary and was happy that she had finally gotten hold of her habit. However, after …

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How is psychology different from other sciences?

is psychology a science

In this article, we’ll explore the reasons why psychology is different from the other sciences. Though the other sciences quite often do share the same complexity as psychology, still there are some aspects of psychology that are very much peculiar to it. Subject (observer) turned into the object A psychologist studying the behaviour of others …

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How habits work

The quality of our life is largely determined by the quality of our habits. Therefore, understanding how habits are formed is of prime importance. This article will discuss the mechanics of habit formation. Habits are routine behaviours that we do without much conscious thought. In this article, we’ll be exploring the anatomy of a habit. …

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Benefits of visualization

Visualization is the process of forming mental images and pictures of the desired future. Those who have dreams and visions of an ideal future life visualize more naturally than others. The greatest benefit of visualization is that it can dramatically increase a person’s chances to turn their dreams into reality. How visualization can benefit you …

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Motivation methods: Positive and negative

This article discusses the two methods of motivation that motivate people to take action to achieve their goals. Human beings are naturally motivated towards pleasure and away from pain. We are reward-seeking organisms and everything that we do contains an inherent reward in it, conscious or unconscious, perceived or real. For example, if you are …

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Why identity matters

In this article, we’ll explore the psychology of identity i.e. what makes you, you. It’s one of the most important concepts in psychology. Understanding why identity matters helps explain a lot of psychological phenomena. Our identity is how we see ourselves or how we believe others see us. Our ego or ‘sense of self’ is …

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Emotional needs and their effect on personality

It’s crucial to understand emotional needs. As a matter of fact, we can’t really understand many of our own emotions if we don’t understand our emotional needs. We all develop some specific emotional needs during childhood. Though we continue developing needs later on in life as we grow up, the needs we form during our early childhood …

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Perception vs Reality

perception vs reality

This article will throw light on perception vs reality, with a focus on how we distort our reality with our beliefs, moods, concerns, and fears. Our beliefs, concerns, fears, and moods distort our perception of reality and as a result, we don’t see reality as it is but instead we see it through our own …

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