What You See First Says A Lot About The Way Others See You

Is the way you see yourself the same as the way others see you? The answer is probably not. Although the way you see yourself comes first, there’s no denying that the perception of others has some sort of impact on you. It can push you to want to stand out and impress or it can make you feel like you need to please others and want to disappear in the crowd. Others may see you as confident, further fueling your self-esteem or they might be avoiding you because they find your energy draining. So where do you fit?

Let’s find out.

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Make Sure To Only Chose One

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If you can see both possibilities then congrats, you have great eyesight and detection skills. However, chances are your mind will spot one before the other, even if milliseconds apart. Go with the one you see first, because it’s the one your subconscious mind visually processed.

This is based on the Rorschach psychological projective test idea. The idea of this is that when a person is shown an ambiguous or seemingly meaningless image, the mind will find a way to make sense of it and will impose a meaning on it that aligns with its subconscious thoughts. So, the image it imposes first reveals a lot about who you are, how you think, your personality, and your perception of the world around you.