Month: November 2020

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Defining the MMPI Test: Implications of the Results 

Reading Time: 6 minutes The MMPI is one of the most commonly used psychological tests in the world that assesses personality traits and psychopathology. Although it was created in the middle of the 20th century, the test remains popular even today, given its empirical tradition. The test has measures to check dishonest responses and to detect exaggerations.  Originally created in the 1930s, the MMPI has undergone numerous updates. Now,…

November 25, 2020

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What You Can Change About Yourself, What You Can’t, & How to Do It

Reading Time: 5 minutes Can people change? According to recent studies, personality can change throughout a person’s life, even stretching into older adulthood. People can always work to adjust the personality aspects that least impress them. The main factors influencing our personalities, values, beliefs, and behavior are genetic predispositions to specific traits, childhood environments, and life experiences. However, this does not mean that personality is always predetermined. In this…

November 19, 2020

Character Relationships

Analyzing Your Character Using Quizzes

Reading Time: 6 minutes Personality tests have been offered for decades, and on the internet, you can access a few decent quizzes at any time. These tests are quite important as they will allow you to self-reflect. After completing these tests, you will know yourself as a unique individual and not just as a member of a community. These quizzes will also make you understand your behavior, and eventually,…

November 18, 2020

Influence of Social Pressures on Being Ourselves Wellness

Influence of Social Pressures on Being Ourselves

Reading Time: 6 minutes As social human beings, we follow social norms. They dictate how we interact with each other. We are taught social norms as children, and we grow up with them. It states the unwritten rules of how we behave. Conforming to these social norms makes us accepted in our social groups. We are going to explore crucial points like how: Trying to fit into societal groups…

November 18, 2020

The Development of Concrete and Abstract Thinking Patterns Parenting

The Development of Concrete and Abstract Thinking Patterns

Reading Time: 6 minutes Abstract thinking and concrete thinking are fundamentally different and can even be considered opposites. Concrete thinking typically lacks depth and involves surface concepts. On the other hand, abstract thinking involves deeper concepts. Read on to learn about the difference between concrete and abstract thinking. Key Points: Thinking will generally fall into the categories of abstract and concrete thinking. As children, we start by thinking in…

November 17, 2020

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What is Grief Counseling?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Losing someone you hold dear in your heart can be devastating. Once you experience it, grief is inescapable. However, it is important to understand that grieving is a natural process and sometimes can cause overwhelming pain. Loss triggers mental and physical agony. Sorrow exposes you to a profound and an all-consuming feeling. It cannot be expressed in words. Such is a familiar experience you could…

November 5, 2020

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Feminist Therapy – All About Treating Everyone Equally

Reading Time: 4 minutes Feminist therapy and feminism are two completely different things, and you shouldn’t disregard the former because of the latter. Feminist therapy is a treatment methodology for mental issues, and it’s becoming more and more popular. It’s regarded as the most tolerant and accepted type of mental help, and it might be the answer for you. What’s Feminist Therapy? In a nutshell, feminist therapy is a…

November 3, 2020

Friends Relationships

I Love My Friends, But It Feels Like They Don’t Care

Reading Time: 4 minutes Friendships are hard to come by as we get older, perhaps because people get caught up in their adulthood responsibilities, and they can only sustain a small circle of meaningful friendships. You will realize that you are not spending as much time as you used to with your friends during your youthful days. Some friendships may grow apart and become cold, and this is just…

November 2, 2020

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How to Resolve Conflict in Family

Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to families, conflicts are, at times, inevitable, whether it be in the form of small misunderstandings as a result of varying opinions or in escalated forms of violence. Causal factors for the conflict may be within or external to the family. Again, it is never the easiest thing to find an amicable solution, and this calls for efficient strategies on how to…

November 2, 2020