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…

Parents, You Deserve to Read This

Raising a child is not an easy task, and sometimes parents become hopeless. Sometimes we don’t know how to channel all of our efforts into strengthening them, motivating them, or simply being there for them. Sometimes, we find that we’re too tired;…

The Truth About Bad Days and Good Ones

“I woke up this morning excited about everything I had to do before the alarm clock even went off. I have responsibilities to attend to today. I am important. It’s my job to choose what kind of day I will have today.…

9 Buddhist Teachings for a Better Life

There was once a time, very distant for us, when we stopped looking upwards with wonder and admiration and started to look for other things. This happened when we started to underestimate, neglect, and forget the spirit, letting other things…

The Tree of Life and Friends

Some people in our lives make us happy simply for having crossed paths with us by chance. Some travel along that path by our side, seeing many moons pass. And others are barely with us for a single step. We…

Three Instincts That Rarely Fail

“The very essence of instinct is that it’s followed independently of reason.” -Charles Darwin- “How did you know that?” “It was my instinct.” Do these words sound familiar to you? While instincts are supposedly inexplicable powers that belong to the animal kingdom, human…

More than a Label: Obesity and Health

Maybe upon seeing the girl in the image above (Tess Munster, a model that weighs 120 kilos), you may have thought: Yes, she is really pretty and attractive but… “She’s fat.” This is the label that millions of people around the…

I Will Live Until I Die

As you read the quote below, consider these questions: What do these words suggest to you? Utopia? Idealism? Impossible to put into practice? Think about how they might apply to your life; those situations in which you sometimes, or always, are…

You Can’t Learn from Others’ Mistakes

Learning is a fascinating process. But, fascinating doesn’t mean that it’s always pleasant or easy to learn. It doesn’t mean that we’re always ready to cope with things as deeply as the moment deserves. We begin this learning process observing…

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…

A Word from Past, Present and Future

Hey you, the one starting to get grey hair. You, yes you, the one with wrinkles in the most unsuspecting parts of your face. You, the one who hears your body asking you for a truce every morning, who is…

The Power of Your Mind and Three Ways to Harness It

We have learned so much about the human mind thanks to psychology, medicine, and neuroscience. Many studies have been conducted that reveal the amount of energy held by, and surprising power of, your mind. Below, we will see some of the most…

50 Little Ways to Be Brave

When you were a kid, surely you identified with some superhero or character who fought against the bad guys using a cape, sword or a special power. Or maybe you thought of your father as the one who could save you from…

Sexting: A Dangerous Game

The Internet has changed all of our lives; nobody can deny that. Technology is present in every step we take. You couldn’t be reading this article without it! The users most familiar with the Internet are young people, who are…

The Fours Laws of Spirituality

They say there’s a brief moment in life, when you feel more lost than ever, when an encounter occurs. An encounter with yourself, with your depths, fears and soul. They say that if you experience this kind of transformative moment, it’s not…