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What do Most People Regret?

Numerous studies have looked into answering the question: what do most people regret? One of these studies became famous. It studied people who were about to die because of terminal illnesses or just old age.

This is How Smart People Handle Toxic People

The way that smart people handle toxic people says a lot about their psychological abilities. They don’t let themselves be steamrolled. They know how to set limits and they’re aware of the impact that damaging relationships can have on their…

9 Habits to Generate Serotonin

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that our neurons produce in order to communicate amongst themselves. It’s in different parts of our central nervous system. This substance acts as a mood stabilizer. It also regulates and balances our appetite and sleep cycles, among other…

The Red Book, How Carl Jung Saved His Soul

They say that Carl Jung’s The Red Book contains within its pages a mind that aspires to roam the underworld and rescue his soul. His work was intellectually legendary – enigmatic and fascinating, to many the Holy Grail for the irreverent,…

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Before we set out on our paths, we were the path. The compendium of all of our values, efforts, goals, and dreams. If there’s a tree to be planted, we plant it. If there’s a mistake to fix, we fix it. And…

5 Marvelous Monuments Inspired by Love

There are many men who, powerful or not, at some point decided to erect monuments inspired by love. Just as artists dedicated many monuments to great heroes and impressive battles, there are also numerous homages to love, this beautiful and…

When “I Should…” Controls Our Lives

Let it all go – all of the shoulda coulda woulda psychological tyranny. It trips us up, getting in the way of our happiness. These thoughts come up in those automatic conversations we have with ourselves, where we tell ourselves to stay…

5 Wise Quotes from Benjamin Franklin

Some of Benjamin Franklin’s quotes are like little capsules of wisdom that we can still reflect on today. He was, of course, one of the founding fathers of the U.S. The most amazing thing about him is that he only…

Hypersomnia: Symptoms and Treatments

We’ve all overslept and still felt tired. In these cases, maybe you were so sleepy during the day that you couldn’t stay on your feet. If this sounds familiar, you might be suffering from hypersomnia.

8 Keys to Better Living, According to Zen Coaching

Zen coaching combines two focuses. On one hand, the discipline of “coaching” is orientated towards making connections, instructing, and training others to achieve their goals. This is a Western idea. On the other hand, zen is a thousand-year-old philosophical system hoping…

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

An estimated 0.5%-0.8% of the world’s population has some form of rheumatoid arthritis, although many people also remain undiagnosed. In Spain, approximately 200,000 people suffer from the disease. It mostly affects women between the ages of 30 and 50 and it…

4 Exercises to Prevent Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine that tends to happen during the growth period right before puberty. It’s especially common if the growth happens suddenly. It can affect any part of the spine, but the most likely regions…

To You, Who Left Without Saying Goodbye

To you, who left without saying goodbye, who after sharing so much (or so I thought) reduced it all to something so insignificant. I still don’t understand how you could go from hot to cold in a matter of seconds.…

How to Handle Emotional Exhaustion

Have you ever felt emotionally exhausted? At certain points in our lives, we go through periods of stress, constant problems, and personal and work-related demands. If these times stretch on, we may find ourselves emotionally exhausted. Emotional exhaustion is what happens…

Can You Be Happy Single?

We’ve been indoctrinated with the idea that a person is complete only once they’ve found their “other half.” In fact, until recently, being single at a certain age was frowned upon. Everyone from family members to friends would try to introduce…

2 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself

Many of the problems that plague us have a common origin: lack of self-love. Thanks to the world’s external pressures that we’re subject to, the demands we place on ourselves, and that sense of being lost and unsure, we can…

Relationship Addicts: Slaves to Emotional Attachment

Lovesickness is real, and its victims number in the thousands. There are relationship addicts who push aside their self-respect and dignity every day in exchange for toxic and destructive attachments. These people are characterized by obvious emotional immaturity that quickly transforms love…

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