How our past experiences shape our personality

Home » Understanding personality » Page 2This article will discuss the concept of core beliefs and how our past experiences shape our personality. Our beliefs and needs are the strongest factors that govern our behaviour. Ultimately, it all comes down to beliefs because a need is also a belief- a belief that we lack something. When we’re …

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Understanding the psychology of stinginess

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Home » Understanding personality » Page 2Stinginess is the opposite of generosity. While a generous person gives freely- often finding giving a pleasurable activity, a stingy person withholds and finds giving hard and uncomfortable. Though stinginess is commonly associated with money, it manifests in other areas too. Stingy people find it hard to give or …

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10 Characteristics of oversensitive people

Home » Understanding personality » Page 2Over-sensitivity is a personality trait in which a person is extremely sensitive to influences from the external environment. An oversensitive person is overly affected by the environmental stimuli that would hardly have an impact on others. An oversensitive person basically processes sensory information more deeply than other people. It …

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What is laziness, and why are people lazy?

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Home » Understanding personality » Page 2Laziness is an unwillingness to spend energy. It is an unwillingness to do a task we perceive to be difficult or uncomfortable. This article will attempt to explain what laziness is and try to penetrate the mystery of its origins. You’ve probably heard hundreds of times that people are lazy by …

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Who is a narcissistic person, and how to identify one?

Home » Understanding personality » Page 2What is a narcissistic person? How do you identify and deal with narcissists? Narcissism, one of the three dark traits of personality, is a psychological condition in which a person develops an exaggerated sense of self-worth. A narcissist is obsessed with himself and considers himself more superior, important, special …

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Psychology of an arrogant person

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Home » Understanding personality » Page 2Jim 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 …

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What causes perfectionism? Is it good or bad?

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Home » Understanding personality » Page 2In this article, we’ll explore the causes and potential dangers of perfectionism. 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 …

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What makes a person stubborn

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Home » Understanding personality » Page 2Have 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 …

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