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 […]
Repression is the process of restricting, preventing, or inhibiting thoughts and feelings. As a result, many of our repressed thoughts and feelings often get hidden away in our Shadow Selves. The larger our Shadow Selves grow, the more inclined we are to act out of fear, rage and cruelty. Repressed thoughts and feelings also manifest themselves through chronic mental and physical illnesses.
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One topic that you’re bound to touch on while walking the inner path is that of demonic possession. We’ve all heard of stories detailing seemingly innocent people who seem to become possessed by supernatural forces. As a result of being possessed, such people are said to do extraordinary things like speaking ancient Latin, attempting to […]
At some point or another we’ve all heard these words before: “Suck it up princess!” “Be a man!” “Stop being a cry-baby,” “Get over it,” “Stop being so sensitive,” “Get thicker skin!” While these words were likely spoken without consciously intending us long-term harm, they nevertheless point to a common and undeniably tragic truth in […]
This test was originally created by Hungarian psychiatrist Leopold Szondi in 1935. Szondi believed that it was possible to reveal the dark and repressed impulses within us simply by the aversion we show towards certain people. Each of the eight photos is supposed to reveal a hidden aspect of the human psyche, revealing the psychological […]
Lies are a little fortress; inside them you can feel safe and powerful. Through your little fortress of lies you try to run your life and manipulate others. But the fortress needs walls, so you build some. These are the justifications for your lies. You know, like you are doing this to protect someone you […]