What is Hypnagogia? We all know that there are two primary states of consciousness: wakefulness and sleep. But did you that there is also an in-between state? This state is called Hypnagogia, a word that derives from the Greek words “hypnos” (sleep) and “agogos” (leading), meaning the state that leads into sleep. Have you ever […]
The human mind is complex, powerful and extraordinary. Despite its intricate beauty, the mind can also be a source of great suffering. In particular, our thoughts, beliefs, ideals and attachments create the majority of our unhappiness and discontentment in life. As a result of believing and identifying with our thoughts, we often experience problems such as anxiety, stress, depression, low-self esteem, personality disorders and mental illnesses.
Did you know that the word “psychology” can be traced back to ancient Grecian word psukhē (psyche) and originally meant “the study of the soul”?
In this category, you will learn about your own psychology. We also give you many tools that will help you to understand and alleviate your mental suffering.
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Have you ever wondered why you swing so quickly between loving and hating a person? Are your relationships characterized by extreme ups and downs? If so, you might be experiencing what psychologists call splitting – a nefarious defense mechanism that makes it difficult to hold down stable relationships. What is a Defense Mechanism? Defense mechanisms are […]
Are we forever chasing rainbows? Stop for a moment and think back to a time when you were excited and dreaming about something new. Perhaps you really wanted to find a romantic partner, get married, adopt a new cat, find a new job, get a promotion, have children, or buy that stunning house. Can you […]
You’re in a friendly, normal conversation with another person. Everything is going well until – BAM! Your blood pressure is rising, you’re starting to hyperventilate, and you have the distinct urge to strangle the other person. Even though the other person made a blasé passing comment, you find yourself trying to prevent yourself from screaming […]
Are you trapped in the maddening cycle of fearing failure … but also fearing success? Most of us are familiar with the feeling of lurking dread that accompanies fearing failure. The feeling of rejection and inadequacy that comes with being turned down or losing an opportunity is understandably extremely nerve-wracking. But what about the fear […]