Latest articles by Gonzalo Arreola
5 Lessons We Can Learn from Bees

There are many forms and manifestations of life. Human beings are only one of them. Our capacity to think abstractly and transform our reality stands out. However, there are many species that surpass us in other aspects. For example, we…

The Effects of a Transgression in a Relationship

For most people, having a partner is one of the most important aspects of social adjustment and well-being. However, although most relationships are satisfactory, they can also be full of conflicts and discomforting situations. Some of these problems arise when…

7 Unforgettable Nicanor Parra Quotes

These Nicanor Parra quotes are amazing. This anti-poet lived for more than a century and never ceased to surprise us with his particular way of seeing the world and expressing it. He was born on September 5, 1914, in San…

6 Tips for Treating Atopic Dermatitis

The skin is the largest organ of the human body. Despite its small thickness (from 0.5 to 4 mm), it protects our muscles and our organs from the outside. Additionally, it provides stability and helps keep our internal organs where…

Anger: That Old Acquaintance

Anger is that old friend that’s capable of transforming us in a matter of seconds. Hence, it isn’t that easy to deal with. Some people express it the moment they feel it. Others repress it or camouflage it with pleasant…

What is Counterdependency?

Counterdependency is a new word that describes a phenomenon that’s also relatively new: affective detachment due to fear. For many, the normal human thing to do is strengthen bonds with others. Thus, society expects people to cultivate family ties and ties…

Do You Suffer from Compassion Fatigue?

Compassion is a quality that is beneficial to our personal relationships. In addition to putting ourselves in another person’s shoes, it lets us perceive and understand their emotions. However, too much compassion can lead us to suffer from a condition that psychologist…

Hyperactive Children: Trauma or Childhood Stress?

There can be delicate realities behind hyperactive children. However, we sometimes simply medicate those behaviors. As striking as it may seem, we do so without first understanding the factors that drive certain behaviors. Some children suffer from stress, come from…

7 Books that Help Overcome Anxiety

Let’s be honest. On a daily basis, most of us cope with a mind that wants to go faster than life. We have to deal with our fears, problems, and insecurities as well. One of the best ways to learn…

Stomach Pain and Mental Health

Anxiety and stress are mental health problems that can cause a physiological imbalance. This imbalance can manifest itself in several ways, such as stomach pain. Thus, it’s beneficial to control your daily concern levels. This is because it’s an excellent…

The Benefits of a 10-Day Silent Retreat

I could write dozens of articles on the benefits of a 10-day silent retreat. I could spend hours and hours talking about the advantages a spiritual retreat can give you. There are many things I could say… but I’ll only…

Spirituality Helps Manage Stress

In the last few years, different studies have shown that spirituality helps manage stress. Even though many people associate spirituality with religion, one can live spiritually without having any religious beliefs. You can even live both spiritually and religiously. In…

7 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away

Just like we can develop behaviors that attract people, we can also develop toxic behaviors that push people away. These toxic behaviors can negatively influence our relationships with family or friends. Therefore, to care for those we love and not…

Disconnecting Yourself from the World

Disconnecting yourself is one of the keys to happiness. Life demands too much from us. Society doesn’t want us to be good at what we do, it wants us to be the best. What we have determines who we are.…

11 Aldous Huxley Quotes to Reflect on Life

These Aldous Huxley quotes are an invitation to a deeper reflection. They question not only our lifestyle but also society’s values. They’re ingenious, critical, and sometimes cynical and connect with the readers. These quotes provide insight to help readers question their…

Migraines and Dopamine: A Painful Relationship

Migraines and dopamine share a direct link that not everyone is aware of. When a person suffers from migraines, their brain goes through changes. One of those changes affects this type of neurotransmitter, dopamine. Scientists have observed that when a…

The Power of the Duchenne Smile

Some say that the Duchenne smile is the most genuine smile. Its magic dazzles us and transmits positive emotions. Thus, out of all the expressions the human face can reflect, this is undoubtedly one of the most attractive and striking…

The Enteric Nervous System: The Second Brain

The enteric nervous system is often considered our ‘second brain’. It’s a complex network of more than a hundred million neurons that cover specific areas such as the small intestine and colon. Additionally, this system is capable of acting independently of…

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