Culture

In this culture section, you’ll find the latest news about psychology. Discover more about literary topics, articles, philosophy, and explore our stories and reflections. Because there’s no better way to stimulate the mind than culture in all its different forms: cinema, music, books…

Do Miracles Exist?

From time immemorial, the human being has woven stories that give account of real facts, but are at the same time extraordinary. These are stories that are generally spread by different religions. They narrate unlikely situations, which are almost always related…

Fasting: A Spiritual Practice

Fasting is a practice that has been carried out since time immemorial in almost all cultures. At first it was done for sacred reasons. People fasted collectively at certain times in order to pay homage to God or to be…

Sex Toys: Let’s Play a Game

I want to play a game. A game that involves shouting, but not pain. A game that uses toys, but not for torture. Remember, this is a game where both you and I can have fun. Are you ready? Because…

What Do Your Mindless Doodles Mean?

Many people, while talking on the phone or waiting to be seen by someone, grab a piece of paper and start to doodle. Without realizing, some of these doodles start to form part of a routine, and you repeat them again and…

The True Story of Little Red Riding Hood

Most of the stories left to us both by the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault were taken from local legends and traditions throughout the Middle Ages as they traveled through the villages of Europe. Many of them reflect the psychology…

What Your Signature Says about You

A signature is more than just a scribble that serves as legal identification. Beyond that function, it also reflects personality features, fears, and secret ambitions. Even though you can’t know somebody’s personality just by looking at their signature, it does offer important clues…

A Journey into Introspection

We live in a fast-paced world that gives us a feeling of speed and unrest that practically forces us to focus our attention outward, without setting aside a few moments to also look inward. What does introspection reveal? “Your visions…

Reading Can Combat Anxiety and Depression

The therapeutic power of literature is amazing. When you’re invaded by sadness, anxiety, and stress, reading novels and poetry can transform your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Through reading, you can come to understand your state of mind and improve your behavior,…

Two Buddhist Stories to Tell Our Children

Children hold within them a certain inner spirituality and happiness that we as adults strive to achieve. Over the years, we lose the natural ability to develop inner peace, which is what allows us to feel comfortable with ourselves and with…

For Danish People, Hygge Means Happiness

People who live in Denmark are happier than the citizens of any other country. Why? This question can be answered with one word: hygge. This word doesn’t directly translate to English, but it’s related to personal well-being, sharing moments with…

The Story of the Famous Desiderata Poem

The word “Desiderata” comes from Latin and means “things that are desired.” It is also the title of an extremely famous poem that gained particular fame in the sixties as a result of the hippie movement. The text is a…