Human Psyche

The Fear Mantra

Half the time I’m trying to find a topic for the Human Psyche part of my blog, I’m searching for something – an excuse for human behaviour. I’m hoping that somewhere within the pages...

Love and Drugs

Fear is dark but my love is a lantern Shining up like coins in a fountain Hope is a tree sitting on a mountain where the grass don’t grow There’s a sad old sea but my love...

Sub-Conscious or Conscious: Staying Awake while you’re Awake

Ever been talking to somebody, and then you realise they’re not really there? Like, ‘Hello, Earth to you?’ Have you also been in a situation when it also seems like the last ten minutes...

Thinking positively or basking in Denial?

There are many ways by which humans cope with life and defend themselves from the myriad of problems that they face or would face in the long run. These methods, generally known as defence...

The Placebo Effect: Your Mind Has The Capacity To Heal You or Kill You

When we hear about the Placebo effect, the first thing that comes to mind is how fake pills are used to cure real diseases. While true, the Placebo effect means so much more, as...

Colour Psychology: How Colour is used to manipulate the mind

Colours are wonderful. Every colour on the rainbow has a different tune, represents a different mood, and contains unbelievable manipulation powers that most minds are susceptible to. C’est belle! Colour for me, has been...

Mind Control: Are your friends controlling you?

Books, novels, films; every variant of art has had an option or perception on the possibility of mind control. There have been myths and folk tales on whether or not mind control is real...

Evolution 101: The beautiful process of innovation and invention

Ever wondered how things were created? Not in terms of how the world came to be – too many people already have theories for that – but how the greatest inventions came about. How...

Overdose on Paranoia: How LSD and other psychedelics really work

Only certain things have the ability to take a person steps above reality, asides spiritual practices. Two of which, are booze and drugs. Generally, these things alter perceptions and send you to different states...
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The Mozart effect: How listening to classical music makes you smart

I have always been particularly picky with the kind of music I listen to. Inasmuch as I would love to brag about my music collection as being exquisite and just beautiful, I would assume...

3 Myths about creative people that are so far from the truth

Creative people have been labelled one too many things since the beginning of time. Some true, some not, and some, just darn hilarious. Creative people are those who dig into the vast wealth of...

Battle of the Brains: Left Brain versus Right Brain people

For a while now, humans have conveniently classified themselves as either being left-brained or right-brained. The popular notion behind this was/is that people in tune with their left brains are analytical, while those with...

Tapping from the Ultimate Genius of Albert Einstein

The name, Albert Einstein, is one that would be familiar to every person in just about every place across the entire world – possibly in space too. Not everybody has their name as an...

Body language and the Subconscious

Body language has been on prior to when language itself existed. A shrug, hands crossed, slumped posture, tentative hand movements, and so on; body Language is one of those actions we all exhibit every...

The Id, The Ego, and The Superego

The same way the human body grows, so does the mind evolve. One of the earliest theories that explains this, is the concept of the Personality Structure - the Id, the Ego, and the...

Introduction to my new page, “Human Psyche”

Amongst all the fascinating and illuminating things I have picked up on my unending quest for knowledge, I have developed a bias for humans and how their minds work. The creative brain and its...