Books

Literature is a very useful medium for exploring psychological concepts and ideas. Articles in this category link psychology with stories and essays found in some of the most popular works.

You’re Not Depressed, You’re Distracted

The author Facundo Cabral wrote what you might call “a story about life,” about everything that escapes from us, about all the innocence we lost when we were first crushed by difficult experiences. This story is called You’re Not Depressed, You’re Distracted. He tells us about hope, struggle, how to…

The Intellectual Legacy of Umberto Eco in 13 Statements

The great Italian writer and philosopher, Umberto Eco, has left us. Of thought and distinguished style, this wonderful mind leaves a great emotional and intellectual legacy for both his contemporary followers and those who will unite their thinking with his…

10 Lessons From Viktor Frankl About Facing Adversity

Viktor Frankl, psychiatrist and writer, was put into Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps during World War II. Through that experience, he developed a philosophy of life that he would express in several books, especially in Man’s Search for Meaning. He founded logotherapy…

If Your Tears Must Be Stolen, Let the Thief Be a Book

If your tears, sighs, laughter, and breath must be stolen, let the thief be a book that tells a thousand stories of love, adventure, suspense, and feelings; all wrapped up in poems that burst with emotion. Books build us up, bring us closer to hundreds of realities that…

Long Live The Antiprincesses!

Nadia Fink is an Argentine writer who came up with the idea of ​​writing a collection of stories about women who break the stereotype of fairy tales. They are stories made for children and seek to overthrow sexist ideas promoted by Disney “princesses,”…

7 Lessons from Walter Riso

I was 17 years old when I met Walter Riso. I remember that I was going through a complicated time in my love life and the book The Limits of Love fell into my hands. It helped me open my…

9 Psychology Books Worth a Read

In bookstores around the world, the psychology genre is one of the most popular among readers today. Managing our emotions and understanding how we operate internally is essential to leading a full life, which is why psychology books are excellent tools for knowledge and…

9 Recommended Reads, from Mario Vargas Llosa

Like most authors, Mario Vargas Llosa is also a passionate reader. He has lived almost his whole life between reading and writing. He is a great connoisseur of literature from all around the world. Some books influenced him so much that today…

Dealing with Toxic People Using Mental Karate

Earlier this year the psychologist and author Bernabé Tierno passed away. He was 75 years old and had been fighting against bone cancer and a metastasis to his lung with the same strength and wisdom that he conveyed in his works.…

15 Celebrated Phrases by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho has a special way of getting through to his readers and touching their souls. He does it in a gentle but well-aimed way, making them see, over and over again, something that, until that very moment, they had never…

Dream and Take Flight!

In 1970, Richard Bach published a novel that was not only one of the most beautiful in history, but also made many generations think: Jonathan Livingston Seagull. It’s an epic tale of how a seagull learns about life, flying, and a song about the journey of self-improvement. It’s…

For You, the Book-Lover

For you, the book-lover. You who plunges into the pages of a book as if diving into the sea, with the familiarity of arriving at a place you know well, and at the same time, with the sensation of adventure and…

What We Can Learn from “A Beautiful Mind”

John Nash, the mathematical genius that inspired the amazing movie “A Beautiful Mind,” died earlier this year. Based on the novel of the same name by Sylvia Nasar and produced in 2001, the film was a great success which won…

The 7 Best Self-Help and Self-Improvement Books

When we are looking to work on personal development, the best tools are found within us. But, as it is easier to do well using every resource available to you, we’ve put together a list of the 7 best self-help and self-improvement…

5 Lessons in Leadership from Game of Thrones

The fantastic saga by George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, (and the counterpart television series, HBO’s Game of Thrones) offers many lessons in leadership. Leadership can be difficult to teach, given that it is very nuanced and depends on the situations and…