The Uninvited Guest: How to Handle Jealousy
Jealousy is like an uninvited guest. Understanding the role of ownership and detachment can support us in learning how to handle jealousy.
Cognitive Dissonance as a Tool for Acquiring New Knowledge
Cognitive dissonance manifests as an experience of mental tension that is caused by holding two or more conflicting beliefs, thoughts or feelings. In order to resolve it, we need patience and resilience that can support us in withstanding tension.
Individuation: the Path to Authenticity and Self-Realization
It is not about breaking rules, becoming selfish or narcissistic. Neither about separating one’s self from the world entirely. But rather, it’s about developing a healthy relationship with what’s around you.
The Psychology of Shame - Jungian Perspective
Although shame often provokes a wish to hide, it doesn’t necessarily mean we have to interpret it in a negative light. Shame guards our internal world and regulates how much we want to share with others and how much we want to keep private.
Perception: Personal Bubble of Reality
When we do include everything that is not based on a direct observation of reality and experience of it, our perception becomes clouded with opinions, assumptions and various beliefs. By this process, we create our own reality bubble. We might be either e
How Your Brain Changes When You Stop Watching TV
Sitting down on an evening and watching a few hours of TV has been one of the most popular leisure activities for decades, since the TV became widely available to most households it took over the job of evening entertainment.