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Single-Parent Families: Advantages and Disadvantages

Nowadays, there are many different types of families out there. One of these is single-parent families. They’re characterized by the absence of one parent. As with all family types, this one has peculiarities that differentiate it from other archetypes, such as…

You Can Lose and Still Be a Winner

You were born to be a winner! You were born to succeed! That’s what we were all taught growing up. Since we were kids, we learned that losing is something negative. Therefore, we feel bad whenever we lose. It’s easy to…

How Are Self-Esteem and Depression Related?

Self-esteem and depression are very closely related. Although depression can be caused by more than one thing, clinical studies reveal that low self-esteem makes people more vulnerable to this condition. This is because not accepting ourselves can emotionally drain us. Self-esteem…

4 Exercises for Back Pain and Posture

Back pain is very common and affects both men and women. In most cases, doing the right movements may help relieve the symptoms and correct your posture. If you suffer from back pain, then you must try these exercises that not only…

Signs You’re Emotionally Burnt Out

Psychological burnout is an anxious state that many people experience without even knowing it. A person can be emotionally burnt out and believe it’s just because they have an unfulfilling job or are in a difficult relationship. Although this can…

The Kaizen Method to Improve One Step at a Time

The Kaizen method is an improvement model that was first applied in the business world. However, it’s so effective that it was slowly adopted in other fields. Nowadays, it can be applied in basically every other aspect of life. This method…

REM Sleep: The Most Important Sleep Stage

REM sleep starts ninety minutes after you fall asleep. You breathe faster, your eyes make random and rapid movements, and nightmares tend to be more vivid. Curiously enough, during this stage, the brain shows the same activity levels as if…

Be Like Bamboo: Patient, Strong, and Flexible

Being like bamboo means coming closer to the ancient wisdom of nature itself. It’s understanding that taking care of your soul requires time and patience. In addition, it’s knowing that it doesn’t matter how strong the wind blows or how rough…

The 10-10-10 Rule to Make Decisions

The 10-10-10 rule was designed to help people make tough decisions. We’re talking about those decisions where, if you choose A instead of B, things could either go right or wrong. In these decisions, you basically don’t know what to do…

You Made Me Believe in the Mystery of Connection

Life is full of surprises and people who revolutionize our lives. Some call these surprises coincidences, while others call them serendipity, synchronization, or even encounters connected by the red thread of fate. However, they all have one thing in common: the mystery…

10 Mental Habits that Make Life Harder

Sometimes life seems more complicated than normal but, on many occasions, it’s our own mind that makes us see things that way. This is because we have certain mental habits that make life harder.  We can’t always choose to stay away…

Sacrificing For Love: An Exhausting Behavior

When it comes to sacrificing for love, find fair sacrifices to make. In a relationship, making sacrifice after sacrifice doesn’t strengthen love nor does it make the whole thing more romantic. In fact, it’s the opposite. Continuously giving up the…

Microaggressions: Sneaky Daily Tortures

Some call them “subtleties” or “passive aggressiveness”. However, they’re actually microaggressions. They’re words or actions that have an aggressive and violent nature but not in an explicit way. For example, a person who doesn’t say “Hello” to a janitor because they think…

What is Neurogenesis and Why is it Important?

There’s a widespread myth that says neurons only form during childhood. However, this isn’t true. Neurogenesis is the birth of new cells. This phenomenon represents a key aspect in neuroplasticity and in important processes such as learning and memory storage in the…

How Does Stress Affect Women?

Stress, like any other anxiety disorder, doesn’t discriminate between men and women, poor or rich, young or old. However, what we do know is that stress affects women and men differently. The emotional responses are different, as well as the physical,…

Why Some People Don’t Admit Their Mistakes

Just like Alexander Pope once said, “To err is human; to forgive, divine”. However, we live in a time of apparent perfection. In this day and age, many people don’t like to admit their mistakes. In addition, politicians don’t take responsibility for their…

5 Easy Yoga Poses to Channel Your Energy

Practicing yoga poses on a regular basis helps you channel your energy and control your focus to be more present.  In the moments when you feel you have no control, yoga poses can help you connect with whatever you’re going…

The Top 7 Leo Tolstoy Quotes

It’s always a good time to read Leo Tolstoy quotes. Reading his quotes allows us to picture a certain past lifestyle. It also allows us to learn about one of the most important Russian novelists. Leo Tolstoy was an interesting character. He…

4 Strategies to Stop Procrastinating

If we pay attention to what Kamal Ravikant once said: “The things I carry are my thoughts. That’s it. They are the only weight. My thoughts determine whether I am free and light or burdened”, we realize that we must change the way we think and the way we focus on a situation to stop postponing tasks. These…

Antisocial Personality Disorder: Hate Toward Others

People with antisocial personality disorder disregard other people’s rights. In addition, their contempt usually makes them disrespect those who represent an obstacle in their lives. Said behaviors usually manifest during childhood or early teenage years and can continue on in adulthood. Antisocial personality…

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