Emotions

Emotions are a fundamental element in the lives of every living being. In this category, you’ll discover articles that explain where emotions come from and how to manage them.

3 Zen Teachings on Fear

Zen teachings on fear are also lessons about the ego. Teachers of this particular philosophical discipline say that if the ego were an engine, fear would be its fuel. They believe that there are really only three kinds of fear and that they’re…

7 Attitudes that Disguise Fear

Fear is one of the most disguised emotions. It can be difficult to attribute an exact cause for this behavior. An example would be “the fear of being afraid”. We frequently avoid admitting that we’re afraid since we believe our…

The Story of the Origin of Emotions

There’s no consensus on how this wonderful story of the origin of emotions came about. For some unknown reason, people credited it to Mario Benedetti, but the truth is that he didn’t write it. Others speculate that it’s actually an…

13 Reasons Why: The Consequences of Bullying

13 Reasons Why was undoubtedly one of the best TV shows of 2017. Netflix touched on a very controversial subject in this show, which opened our eyes to the consequences of bullying. 13 Reasons Why is a TV show that deals…

Why is it Important to Learn to Say No?

In life, we must learn to be understanding and to adapt to others from time to time. We all have to be flexible. However, there are people who, for different reasons (such as lack of self-esteem and feeling that they’re…

The Secret to Moving On is Starting Over

Moving on without looking back isn’t always easy, especially when your emotional baggage is weighing you down. Sometimes you need to stop along the way in order to heal or maybe even reinvent yourself. Only when you’ve shaped the new and better…

Anger: That Old Acquaintance

Anger is that old friend that’s capable of transforming us in a matter of seconds. Hence, it isn’t that easy to deal with. Some people express it the moment they feel it. Others repress it or camouflage it with pleasant…

The Dangers of the Chameleon Personality

Many of us know someone like her. She’s sweet, she’s submissive, and she lets her partner make all the decisions. Not only the most important ones but also the smallest ones, such as what to put on the shopping list.…

Signs You’re Emotionally Burnt Out

Psychological burnout is an anxious state that many people experience without even knowing it. A person can be emotionally burnt out and believe it’s just because they have an unfulfilling job or are in a difficult relationship. Although this can…

Be Like Bamboo: Patient, Strong, and Flexible

Being like bamboo means coming closer to the ancient wisdom of nature itself. It’s understanding that taking care of your soul requires time and patience. In addition, it’s knowing that it doesn’t matter how strong the wind blows or how rough…

The 10-10-10 Rule to Make Decisions

The 10-10-10 rule was designed to help people make tough decisions. We’re talking about those decisions where, if you choose A instead of B, things could either go right or wrong. In these decisions, you basically don’t know what to do…

You Made Me Believe in the Mystery of Connection

Life is full of surprises and people who revolutionize our lives. Some call these surprises coincidences, while others call them serendipity, synchronization, or even encounters connected by the red thread of fate. However, they all have one thing in common: the mystery…

10 Mental Habits that Make Life Harder

Sometimes life seems more complicated than normal but, on many occasions, it’s our own mind that makes us see things that way. This is because we have certain mental habits that make life harder.  We can’t always choose to stay away…

Sacrificing For Love: An Exhausting Behavior

When it comes to sacrificing for love, find fair sacrifices to make. In a relationship, making sacrifice after sacrifice doesn’t strengthen love nor does it make the whole thing more romantic. In fact, it’s the opposite. Continuously giving up the…

Microaggressions: Sneaky Daily Tortures

Some call them “subtleties” or “passive aggressiveness”. However, they’re actually microaggressions. They’re words or actions that have an aggressive and violent nature but not in an explicit way. For example, a person who doesn’t say “Hello” to a janitor because they think…

Women of Sand: Femicides in Ciudad Juarez

Humberto Robles, a Mexican playwright, wrote the play Women of Sand (Mujeres de arena). It’s the testimony of women who speak about the horror of the femicides in Ciudad Juarez. Women of Sand speaks out against these murders and places them…