Riccelen Sanchez

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Body Image: It’s Great to Have a Unique Body

Each person builds their own body image from what they see in the mirror and also from other factors: a sense of self or self-esteem that derives from the perception of their own body, personality, experiences, or education. Plus, the social…

Making a Fool of Yourself Makes You Happier

Making a fool of themselves is what scares people who take themselves too seriously the most. Yes, not making mistakes or not showing weakness can help our image, especially during a critical situation. But if we do make a fool of…

5 Keys To Improving Sexual Communication

Love is a recurring topic in thousands of conversations, books, and movies. Art, with its countless variants, has explored all of love’s nooks and crannies. We love talking about the emotional aspect of love, but not about the physical aspect. If sexual…

Is Holding Grudges Bad for Your Health?

Who hasn’t felt mistreated at least once in their lives? And who hasn’t held grudges because of it? Maybe a friend did you wrong or criticized you behind your back. Maybe you needed someone and they just pushed you to the bottom…

5 Keys to Being More Accepting of Failure

There are people who are incapable of tolerating any minor setback or trouble. When their expectations aren’t met, they feel distressed. When their projects don’t have a great outcome, they have no tolerance for failure. This also happens when they experience…

5 Strategies to Boost Your Critical Thinking

If you boost your critical thinking, you’ll have an exceptional and massive constructive “weapon” at hand. In the end, something as simple as applying healthy skepticism along with adequate personal ethics and an open mind can allow us to better face…

How Exercise and Stress are Connected

What kind of activity do you do to feel better about yourself, that is also healthy? If your answer is exercise then you’re on the right track! People who don’t do any physical activity tend to diminish the importance of the…

5 Book Quotes to Make You Reflect

Literature has always been used as a way to express the author’s emotions. From the scathing critiques in the Rome of Plautus and Terence and Shakespeare’s tragedies to Cervante’s windmills and Goethe‘s desperation, we have extracted some of the most iconic and…

2 Consequences of Yelling at Your Kids

Reflecting on the consequences of yelling at our kids can help us control ourselves and manage our impulse to do it. Analyzing where the yelling comes from and its causes are key to changing this behavior for good.

Life Crises: The 4 Keys to Facing Them

Most of us have gone through complicated situations that we had to overcome, life crises that force us to stop our normal life or even close doors for us. We may classify life crises as negative because they make us change…

Thinking Too Much About Memories Means Living Less

Living in our memories is limiting. Somehow not enjoying the present is like not taking advantage of it, given that it’s the moment to experience things. Life is not about reminiscing, it’s about acting instead. It’s not about going backward,…

The King’s Speech and communication disorders

  The King’s Speech is a British film from 2010 directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor/Actress thanks to his performance of George VI, and starring also Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bohnham Carter.…

Simplify the Present with These 3 Questions

“Enjoy the present” is an excessively used expression that we actually don’t apply as much as we should. Living in the moment involves reflecting on our existence, on a personal and professional level, something that very few people currently do.…

Myths about grief: traps when managing loss

There is as much grief as there are important losses, and every person goes through it differently. However, as it happens with other phenomena, there are some myths about grief that should be clarified, especially because they condition the emotions…

Improving our self-esteem by being realistic

Improving our self-esteem is one of the top goals in many therapy interventions, it’s one of the basic elements that help us build the right path. This is because a high self-esteem strengthens our emotional immunity and mantains our ability of…

The 5 Best Fyodor Dostoyevsky Quotes

Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s quotes are the true reflection of a writer that had a stormy life, along with sensitivity and an out-of-this-world talent. His work revealed human nature through the times. His authoritarian father was tortured and then murdered, and his mother…

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