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…

The Kingdom of Women: The Amazing Mosuo Culture

There is a hidden place in the Himalayas, near Tibet in southwest China, where women have decided to never marry, but rather have children and be responsible parents…it is the culture of the Mosuo people. The Mosuo are a matriarchal culture who…

3 Buddhist Truths To Bring You Greater Peace

Many times you may think life is only unfair to you, and your attempts to change unfair situations don’t seem to have positive results. Today I would love to invite you to breathe, look inside of you, and discover the three truths from the Buddhist…

Time Spent With Cats Is Never Time Wasted

“Time spent with cats is never time wasted.” -Sigmund Freud- This quote from the father of psychoanalysis tells us something that most of us undoubtedly already know. However, sometimes something that is so ordinary, like spending time with cats, can reach a…

Sometimes It’s Smarter to Bet on Intuition

We all know what intuition is. If we reflect, we will discover how intuition has helped us in a great number of different situations, especially at times when we are not provided with sufficient information but we have to make a decision anyway.…

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…

The 12 Laws of Karma

Karma is the judge of our acts, the invisible and transcendent energy that is derived from our behaviors that accumulates consequences and payments in accordance with them. Karma simply tells us that the forces we put in motion ten minutes…

The Body’s Incredible Ability to Heal Itself

There is nothing magical or esoteric about it. It also has nothing to do with unfounded popular beliefs. It’s actually a fact that the body has mechanisms to heal itself, without any intervention from drugs. It’s not as innovative of…

28 Memorable Quotes By Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti was an Indian thinker who left an important legacy of reflections. This worldly man did not recognize any nationality, religion, social class or race. His thoughts were focused on promoting harmony and breaking down all kinds of borders. He received the…

Want to Fall in Love? Ask and Answer These 35 Questions

According to an investigation, two people can fall in love after giving sincere and authentic answers to 35 questions. The meeting should be intimate, quiet, and with only one final requirement: looking into each other’s eyes after having finished the questionnaire. And love…

Old Souls Are Sensitive Souls

Have you ever been told that you’re more mature than others your age? Or have you been told the complete opposite? You might have heard talk about “old souls” or “young souls.” This is a way of describing someone’s age,…

Steve Jobs’ 5 “Never” Quotes

The co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, in addition to his expertise, tenacity and creativity, left us a multitude of phrases that demonstrate his enormous will to excel. And above all, he left behind five “never” quotes we should remember every day,…

Abusive Children: A Phenomenon on the Rise

The numbers of cases are on the rise of children who have grown abusive towards their parents, not only verbally, but also physically. Statistics indicate that these types of situations are more frequent in adolescent males and that mothers are the primary…

The Lion and His Reflection

If you aren’t familiar with it, this is a good story with a moral that gets us to stop and think about how we confront our problems and take that much-feared first step that’s necessary for working through them. Many…

Laughter: Meditation for the Brain

We have often spoken of the benefits of meditation, and also the benefits of laughter. A recent study has found a relationship between laughter and meditation, and the results are very encouraging. This study, conducted at the University of Loma Linda…

How Nelson Mandela Inspired Mankind

Today we are going to talk about one of the most important and inspirational people of all time. Living an exemplary life with great talent, Nelson Mandela has left us so much through his legacy. This includes his inspirational words that can…

The Magic of Being a Woman Over 40

We no longer have the figure of a 20 year-old, as the hurdles of the journey have shaped our body. Our look is understated because it has been formed over the years, allowing us to master the art of loving our children,…