Recognising Manipulation to save lives

The effects of manipulation are diverse. It can control your thoughts, your behaviours, isolate you from your family and friends, create emotional instability, traumatise the brain to the point you’re repetitively thinking about the manipulation over and over again. Your thoughts don’t run in alignment with what you say. Your brain begins to use suppression […]

How do ‘biases’ affect the general population?

Biases are contradictive. Biases are incorrect. Biases are forms of opinionated judgement. We all haven’t experienced the same experiences except we can conform to the same idea based on another’s intuitive judgement. Status is mostly responsible for this. We will unintentionally use the availability heuristic to make judgements about people even when not represented with the facts. […]

The aftermath of psychological manipulation

What is subtle psychological manipulation? My personal definition is the process of transferring underhanded tactics to manipulate an individual using majority influence in an attempt to discredit and restrict someone from making their own decisions and deprive them from their basic needs. Yes I’ve been through this and survived. The damage is long-lasting but it […]