Understanding people who put you down

people who put you down

Home » Understanding personalityThis article will not only focus on understanding people who put you down but also on how to identify them. There are few things worse in life than accomplishing something amazing, sharing it with your loved ones in the expectation that they’ll be excited too, but realizing they don’t really share your …

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Why are some people non-conformists?

Home » Understanding personalityMost people are conformists who conform to the social norms of their respective societies. After all, man is a social animal, right? Conforming to your social group helps you stay in the good books of your group members. And when you’re in the good books of your group members, they’re likely to …

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What causes passive-aggressive behaviour?

Home » Understanding personalityPassive-aggressive behaviour is often subtle and so can be difficult to identify, detect and change. So let’s first look at how a typical passive-aggressive person behaves and then we can go about understanding it. Passive-aggressive behaviour of Jane Jane had a troubled relationship with almost everyone in her life. She never really …

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Understanding overly controlling people

Home » Understanding personalityThis article will explore the psychology of controlling people, how fear makes people controlling and how to change this behaviour pattern. Angela’s mother was a total control freak. It seemed like she wanted to control each and every aspect of Angela’s life. She enquired about Angela’s whereabouts all the time, chaperoned her …

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Are we all the same, or are we all different?

Home » Understanding personalityAre we all the same? Or are we all different? People seem to argue over this topic endlessly. Consider the following scenarios: He says he doesn’t want attention. But did you look at his face when he was called up to speak? He clearly loved the attention. We all love attention. We’re …

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How birth order traits get shaped in childhood

birth order traits and personality

Home » Understanding personalityBirth order is one of the strongest factors that influence the type of personality traits we develop. Birth order means the position that we hold among our siblings in accordance with the time of our birth. You might be, for example, the first-born (eldest child), the second-born (middle child), the last-born (youngest child) or …

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