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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression

Depression is darkness, reluctance, despair, and sadness. There are many adjectives that have been used to define it. Either way, its effects are devastating. Clinical or major depression results in a persistent depressed mood or loss of interest. Sleep difficulties, reduced…

Nando Parrado’s Impressive Feat

Fernando “Nando” Seler Parrado’s story is quite amazing. He was only 23 when he experienced something that completely changed his life. Nando Parrado was the star of the “Miracle in the Andes”, which happened in South America during the 1970s.…

Top 5 Groucho Marx Quotes

There are so many Groucho Marx quotes that even some other ingenious quotes that he didn’t say are mistakenly attributed to him. That’s why it’s always worth remembering his amazing reflections- Groucho Marx was known for his famous films with…

Which Are the Most Resilient Countries?

A new study tells us which the most resilient countries in the world are. No matter where you’re from, you’re you. However, it’s clear that there are certain “components” that help us develop more or less. These components make up societies…

How Can Solution-Focused Therapy Help You?

Solution-focused therapy allows you to find solutions to your problems rather than just dwelling on the problems themselves. Thus, it represents the study of solutions that have been successfully used to solve specific problems. This therapy aims to explore alternative…

The Necessity of Going on a Digital Diet

American writer Jake Reilly first spoke about a digital diet. Initially, he did it as an experiment, but it later became a famous article called “Digital Obesity and the Digital Diet“. It all started when Reilly realized that he couldn’t…

The Flynn Effect or Why We’re Getting Smarter

The Flynn effect says that our minds are changing. We’re becoming smarter and have improved abstract reasoning. However, an increase in IQ scores doesn’t always go hand in hand with personal satisfaction or happiness. While it’s true that we solve…

6 Characteristics of Tireless Travelers

Traveling consists of moving from one place to another, either physically or with the help of technological resources or our imaginations. In each trip, we experience wonderful adventures which then become unforgettable memories. For some, traveling is one of the…

Lord of the Flies: Creating a Society

Lord of the Flies (1954) is William Golding’s most recognized work. It didn’t have a great impact during his time. However, it experienced a revival years later, becoming a classic in post-war English literature. It was brought to the big screen…

How Our Bodies Store Repressed Emotions

Do we really know what’s happening in our minds? Do we know ourselves? Can we control what happens inside us so that it doesn’t negatively affect those around us? Do we really know what we feel and how we feel…

Dream Catcher: A Beautiful Lakota Legend

The legend of the dream catcher comes from the Lakota tribe, an ethnic group that encompasses part of the Sioux and lives on the banks of the Missouri River in the USA. They’re the same people who starred in Dances with Wolves, a…

August: Osage County: Family and Psychological Damage

Our families are the starting points that, in many cases, influence us beyond our childhood. In this sense, the film August: Osage County captures a family that’s far from idyllic. This family seems perfect from the outside, but only those on the…

Contempt Causes Psychological Damage

Contempt hurts and demoralizes. It can be a gesture, like a grimace or a frown, that reflects disapproval of what’s said or done at any given moment. Few behaviors are as harmful to psychological integrity as those that end up…

Why We Come to Love an Animal so Much

Famous psychiatrist Sigmund Freud said that we come to love an animal so much due to the fact that its love is unconditional. The relationships we have with animals exist in a realm that’s very far away from the unbearable conflicts of society.…

5 Benefits of Female Masturbation

Although it’s totally natural and a healthy part of human sexuality, masturbation is still taboo in many places. In this article, we discuss the many benefits of female masturbation. Although male masturbation is a more socially accepted idea, female masturbation isn’t.…

Bend It Like Beckham: The Fight for Integration

We live in an increasingly global world where cultural differences are blurred. As a consequence, we have to make an effort to reconcile the small differences that may arise in order to seek balance and mutual understanding between cultures. Bend It…

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