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Tag: manipulation

Don’t give away your power

Don’t give away your power

Don’t give away your power, it will weaken you over time. How do we give away our power? We do it without even realising it many times. Others want us to do things their way. They try manipulation. This can come in the form of […]

Acceptance and resistance

Acceptance and resistance

Acceptance and resistance What you resist persists. How much of your life is acceptance and how much is resistance? I find that I am often resisting without realising it and exhausting myself in the process. Imagine being on a boat on a lake and there […]

Examples of passive aggressive behaviour

Examples of passive aggressive behaviour

  Examples of passive aggressive behaviour I have put together a list of examples of passive aggressive behaviour as this type of behaviour can be subtle. Despite it being a form of manipulation that can be subtle on the surface, it’s emotional impact can be […]

How to spot a manipulative personality

How to spot a manipulative personality

  How to spot a manipulative personality Do you know the signs of a manipulative personality? Chances are, you have a vague idea but for many of us, manipulation carries on right under our noses. That’s because manipulative personalities are so adept at manipulation that […]

Playing mind games in relationships

Playing mind games in relationships

  Playing mind games in relationships Any interaction with another person has the potential to involve some type of mind game. In fact, many of us are quite good at playing mind games in relationships. The problems start when the mind games are used for […]

Examples of manipulative behaviour

Examples of manipulative behaviour

Examples of manipulative behaviour We are all unique and as such, our behaviour will be diverse as well. When it comes to manipulative behaviour there are numerous variations but there is a common framework within which most manipulative behaviour can be identified. I have put […]

Games and Manipulation

Games and Manipulation

    Games and Manipulation: The Games People Play Part of being human involves making assumptions about the intentions and behaviour of others. We make our minds up about the intentions of others without having solid evidence to support our thinking. The more we feel […]

Reverse Psychology

Reverse Psychology

Reverse Psychology What is reverse psychology? Simply put, reverse psychology is getting someone to do something by telling them not to do it or vice versa – tell them to do it when you don’t want them to. It is the process of implying the opposite […]