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The Parents’ Role in Eating Disorders

Forcing them to eat, punishing them, getting angry at them… definitely not understanding what’s happening to their kids. Many parents don’t know what to do when they suspect that one of their children may be suffering from an eating disorder. Many…

How to Improve Your Self-esteem After a Breakup

Breaking up is one of the most stressful situations a person can experience. It implies adapting to a new lifestyle without a partner. Therefore, it’s important to pay attention to our self-esteem after a breakup. We shouldn’t let the breakup affect…

Why are Statistics Useful in Psychology?

Statistics usually draw the attention of those who start a psychology career. They believe that numbers are a thing of the past, but this worrying subject suddenly pops up. What do scientists use statistics for? Why are they useful for…

The Clay Person Syndrome

The clay person syndrome makes people dedicate their whole attention to caring for others, leaving aside their own well-being. This curious phenomenon affects not only the moral of the person in question but also of those who care about them.

Allport’s Trait Theory of Personality

Gordon Allport (1897 – 1967) was a well-respected and influential American scholar in the psychology field. Allport came from a working family that valued health and education. This resulted in Allport developing a great interest in understanding human motivation, impulses, and…

How Stress Can Affect Your Negotiations

Pressuring someone to make a decision and forcing them to choose what we want are negotiation strategies that are widely used in the business world. The target is to confuse the other person. By diverting their attention from the important…

How To Maintain Inner Peace

One of the principles of the Hawaiian philosophy Ho’oponopono states: “Take care of the exterior as well as the interior, because everything is one“. This idea of unity is fundamental to understand how dissociative disorders work and to nourish our…

Hermann Rorschach’s Interesting Life

Hermann Rorschach was a physician and psychiatrist who belonged to the first generation of Freudian psychoanalysts. He became famous throughout the world for a noted test that bears his surname: the Rorschach test, better known as the inkblot test.

10 Beautiful Quotes Against Violence

It’s always nice to have a good selection of quotes against violence because it causes a lot of damage. It has existed since the very beginning of time. In fact, the world has never lived a single day of peace.

Sexual Anxiety, When Intimacy Scares You

Nowadays, there’s supposedly sexual freedom and no taboos. And we say “supposedly” because, when it comes down to it, this isn’t really the truth. At least not for an important group of people who don’t enjoy intimacy. Some of them…

Intelligence and Sense of Humor

A good sense of humor, the one that knows how to apply irony and wit to a reality that’s often a bit gray, is almost always a sign of intelligence. It’s the art of those who shape what they see…

Why We Can’t Stand Loneliness Sometimes

How we deal with loneliness says a lot about us. Being aware of our moods, thoughts, desires or needs – and stopping to reflect on them – allows us to find psychological stability even in times of conflict. This introspection…

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