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 Legend of Guatemalan Worry Dolls

According to the tradition of the Mayans from the Guatemalan highlands, when children are scared or have nightmares, they give them worry dolls before they go to sleep. Then, they put them under the pillow, and when they wake up, their worries…

Learn How to Meditate While You Walk

There are people who never learn to meditate. The mind does not tune itself to the motionless calm while practicing mindfulness, or while getting into a deep state of calm by quietness. However, something as easy as beginning to walk…

The Heart Has Neurons Too

Most people don’t know this, but the heart can feel, think, and decide for itself. It has around 40,000 neurons and a whole network of neurotransmitters with very specific functions, which makes it a perfect extension of the brain. It’s…

5 Lies We Like to Believe

As terrible as they may be, lies never stop having an attractive and seductive quality about them. While many truths hit us with a directness that disappoints us, the exact opposite happens when many lies: they give us hope –…

Sleep Paralysis: Scary but Harmless

Sleep paralysis is an experience that tends to produce a lot of anxiety. It occurs primarily when falling asleep or waking up, and it’s characterized by the inability to move or talk despite being aware of your environment. It also…

Problems Are Also New Opportunities

Problems also represent new opportunities, which is a truth that has been proven over and over again. It’s also something we say to give our friends encouragement during times of difficulty, but that we forget when we’re the ones who…