Sigmund Freud “Sigmund Freud (/frɔɪd/;[2] German pronunciation: [ˈziːkmʊnt ˈfʁɔʏ̯t]; born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the father of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.[3] Freud was born to Galician Jewish parents in the Moravian town of […]

how habits work?

Habits: How They Form And How To Break Them

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit: “Identify the routine, Experiment with rewards, Isolate the cue, Have a plan. trigger, action, reward”

  The power of habits — and […]


Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

Drive: How we Used Daniel Pink’s Work to Create a Happier, More Productive Work Place

Daniel H. Pink


How to find work you love


The Power of Motivation: Crash Course Psychology #17



The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief

Kübler-Ross model “The stages, popularly known by the acronym DABDA, include:[3]

Denial — The first reaction is denial. In this stage individuals believe the diagnosis is somehow mistaken, and cling to a false, preferable reality. Anger — When the individual recognizes that denial cannot continue, it becomes frustrated, especially at proximate individuals. Certain psychological responses […]

ethical codes, Hippocratic oath, code of honor, morality

Hippocratic Oath “Original Oath

I swear by Apollo the physician, and Aesculapius the surgeon, likewise Hygeia and Panacea, and call all the gods and goddesses to witness, that I will observe and keep this underwritten oath, to the utmost of my power and judgment.

I will reverence my master who taught me the art. Equally […]

Social Stratification, Honor Code, Ethical Code

Social stratification “Social stratification is a society’s categorization of people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power (social and political). As such, stratification is the relative social position of persons within a social group, category, geographic region, or social unit. In modern Western societies, social stratification […]

Mindfullness and Guided Meditation

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

Guided Meditations

Meditation “Secular meditation in the West

A collective meditation in Sri Lanka As stated by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a U.S. government entity within the National Institutes of Health that advocates various forms of Alternative Medicine, “Meditation may be practiced for many […]

Psychological Defense Mechanisms

15 Common Defense Mechanisms “Denial, Regression, Acting Out, Dissociation, Compartmentalization, Projection, Reaction Formation, Repression, Displacement, Intellectualization, Rationalization, Undoing, Sublimation, Compensation, Assertiveness”

Defense Mechanisms “Repression: ‘during the Oedipus complex aggressive thoughts about the same sex parents are repressed’ Denial: ‘smokers may refuse to admit to themselves that smoking is bad for their health.’ Projection: ‘You […]

Characteristics of a Group

Benefits of Cohesion Group cohesion is vital in any project to succeed as it promotes interpersonal interaction. Moreover, it motivates people to work geared towards the target goals.

1. Promotes adherence 2. Fosters cooperation “When high ranked members value the views of others, cohesion is improved at the workplace that in turn creates a healthy […]

Cognitive dissonance

Cognitive dissonance “In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values at the same time, or is confronted by new information that conflicts with existing beliefs, ideas, or values.[1][2]”

Cognitive Dissonance “Cognitive dissonance refers to a situation involving conflicting […]