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Posts tagged “Fear

Psychology | The meaning of life

Have you ever wondered what our purpose is in living? Life does appear to be our purpose, to live and survive. Our purpose isn’t just to survive as individuals, but as a species. When we feel we’re in danger we feel the need to fight or run away. Our desire to face danger and survive can mean that rather than fight as individuals, we will fight as a collective. This can lead to riots and even wars.

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Psychology | Emotions

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People around the world look at my photographs and their emotional response is very similar. Different people like different photographs, they often associate a picture with somewhere they know well, for example. Emotional responses also bring about a  physical response. If we get nervous we make more stomach acid and we produce hormones that are related to each emotion. (more…)


Psychology | Anxiety

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At the beginning of the last century Britain was a Christian country and people believed in God. Religions gave the masses rules to live their lives by and if they didn’t follow them, they could go to hell; literally. It seems Britain lost some of it’s belief in God at the time of the first world war and who can blame people for losing their faith in the face of such horror. The second world war with such inhumanity as concentration camps and gas chambers was further evidence that either God doesn’t exist or that God exists, but he has given up on the human race.  So, we are alone, insecure and anxious… (more…)


Psychology | Anxiety

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I used to go to the park when I was a child and remember my uncle playing in the band. They played in that bandstand in the picture; those are happy memories. We can also have bad memories from our childhood though and we acquire beliefs as children and they can make us anxious and depressed. (more…)