Elizabeth

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Do You Know the Functions of Emotions?

Johnmarshall Reeve is an author who, in recent decades, has contributed to studies about motivation and emotions. Reeve believes that there are three main functions of emotions: adaptive, social, and motivational. Let’s take a look at each one of them,…

5 Important Lessons From Wise Men

The important lessons from wise men are often told in stories or anecdotes. Sometimes, they’re repeated as truths about different aspects of life. However, these lessons are always the result of difficult experiences, significant reflection, and a unique perspective on the…

7 Keys to Healthy Aging

Statistics show more people nowadays are reaching the age of 100 or older. This means that it’s important to ask ourselves the following question: what can we do to avoid health problems as we get older? In short, what are…

Burnout Syndrome in Health Professionals

Nowadays, there are countless jobs that require contact with other people, such as health-related ones. These jobs, in particular, require constant interpersonal exchanges with patients. These exchanges can have negative side effects. One negative effect is burnout syndrome in health professionals.

Technological Insomnia: Screens That Cause Insomnia

Technological insomnia is becoming more of a problem in a world where we’re surrounded by screens. Technology and the blue light characteristic of these devices completely alter our sleep cycles and our biological clocks. This new disorder can cause significant…

Bibliotherapy: The Healing Power of Books

Reading is one of the best ways for human beings to cultivate their minds. Throughout history, books have instructed, entertained, and protected us. And on some occasions, they have also given us hope, shelter, and comfort. Some people even say…

Why Was Freud a Revolutionary?

Freud shook the foundations of psychology. He did this by shaping several schools of thought. Many psychiatrists still practice these schools of thought. In this sense, Freud was a revolutionary in his way of seeing humans and our minds.

Writing as a Therapeutic Tool

Psychological therapy addresses many different problems, disorders, and personal difficulties. Psychologists who practice psychotherapy (the best-known way to practice “psychology”) have to be very creative when choosing, creating, or adapting therapeutic tools. Each patient needs the right kind of therapy…

Deprax: Uses and Side Effects

Deprax is a second-generation antidepressant. Its active substance is trazodone and it’s used to treat chronic depression, insomnia, and anxiety. Although it works fast and has great effects, we can’t ignore its side effects.

8 Keys to Dealing With Know-it-alls

Know-it-alls often create problems in personal or professional relationships. Their way of acting irritates us. Perhaps they have more knowledge and experience than others, but this doesn’t give them the right to go around acting as if they kn0w everything…

Mourning a Breakup

Like any situation where you lose a loved one, mourning a breakup can be very complicated. Many people, at the end of a relationship, have a series of emotions that they can’t control. This is especially true if the decision…

5 habits to enhance your charisma

Do you have any habits in your daily routine that enhance your charisma? As Paul Rand said, “how something is done or presented is often more important than what it is.” That is to say that sometimes it is more…

5 famous quotes by Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni was an Argentine poet and writer who was part of the modernism movement. Her life, which was both hard and passionate, permeates her poems, which show a  special sensitivity. Today we are going to look at some of…

Emotional Infidelity

Emotional infidelity can actually be more harmful than a more traditional, physical type of infidelity, even though it doesn’t consist of sexual encounters with another person. People often believe that infidelity only happens when there’s a sexual encounter between one partner…

5 keys to organizing your inner life

Organizing your inner life is a process that you should reflect on if you don’t want chaos controlling your existence. The good news is that if you have ever considered the possibility of doing so, you are already on the…

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