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Psychodrama: A Unique Way to Solve Problems

Psychodrama is a type of therapy that seeks to solve problems through theatrical demonstration. The therapist analyses the participants’ performances to determine the correct course of action. Jacob Levy Moreno, a Romanian psychiatrist, came up with the idea that it was…

Hyperconnection and its Consequences

Godfried Boogaard said, “In the past, you were what you had. Now you are what you share”. This quote related to the term hyperconnection didn’t come from just anyone, but from a specialist in social networks. Millions of people, especially…

Chaos Theory or “The Butterfly Effect”

We’ve all heard of the butterfly effect. It’s the essence of chaos theory. Chaos theory was first defined by James Yorke and T.Y. Li in 1975 and it reminds us of something essential. The world doesn’t follow a predictable pattern.…

The Shinkansen Effect

The Shinkansen effect got its name from the Japanese word for “bullet train”. It’s a method to manage and resolve any kind of crisis whether it be related to your work, personal issues, relationships, or spiritual matters.

When Melancholy Takes Over

Nothing about melancholy is poetic or evocative. It’s just a huge void. It’s a yearning for the past the completely blurs the present. The characteristics of melancholy are stillness, tiredness, and physical exhaustion to the point where it creates a…

Why Do We Remember Some Dreams but Not Others?

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping. But we don’t always remember what happens in our dreams. We wake up from a strange and fascinating universe that sometimes gives us valuable and meaningful information but we don’t always…

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence or confidence in itself is not a static quality. Rather, it’s a state of mind that requires some effort to keep it intact when things get difficult. It must be learned, practiced, and mastered like any other skill. However,…

5 Keys to Being More Creative

The great painter Vincent van Gogh said, “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced”. Unfortunately, as we get older, we tend to listen to that voice more and more. This is why we…

Is Monogamy More of an Ideal Than a Reality?

Even in seemingly monogamous societies, infidelity is common. In the animal kingdom, monogamy is very much the exception and not the rule. There are a few who remain faithful, but the reasons why they do so are far from romantic.…

How do You Fight Emotional Fatigue?

Many of us feel that there are not enough hours in the day to do what we need to do. Your daily tasks take up too much time and you’re constantly having to put things off. However, the key to…

Five Strategies to Help You Get Up Early

You’ve surely heard the saying “The early bird gets the worm.” It’s true that people who get up early are more likely to achieve their daily goals. That being said, this article will give you some strategies to help you…

Things That Make Us Feel Alive

Do it now. Seize this day and the next. Find comfort in the small space of a hug to feel bigger. Escape now and then. Reach for that goal that you once thought was lost. Rest. Dream today like there’s…

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