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The Complicated Dynamics of Favors

People often say that we quickly forget the long list of favors that people have done for us. The only favor we remember is the one that we asked for and didn’t get. It’s as if the world of favors…

Intracranial Aneurysm

An intracranial aneurysm is a dilation of a brain artery wall. The most challenging aspect of these vascular conditions is that they tend to present no symptoms. So little by little, and without the affected person noticing it, this area…

Loving Someone with Alexithymia

Being in a relationship with a partner with alexithymia can be extremely difficult because one of the main characteristics of this condition is lack of empathy. If your significant other has alexithymia, you won’t get the emotional validation or authentic…

Daedalus: Greek Mythology’s Great Inventor

Daedalus was a mythical Greek inventor, architect, and sculptor. Greek mythology tells the story of how he built, among other things, the infamous labyrinth for King Minos of Crete. Daedalus’ name means “skillfully forged”. Daedalus is a mythical character, but…

Occipital Lobe: Structure and Functions

Take a deep breath and look around you right now. Don’t rush it. The world is full of beauty; of small nuances that make up our exciting reality. The reason why most of us are able to perceive the visual…

Learn about the Guilt Area of the Brain

The guilt area of the brain is related to shame in a very intimate way.  However, it’s been proven that these areas don’t activate in certain people. Not surprisingly, this is the case of narcissists and those who’re capable of…

Why Masking Your Anxiety Is Bad for You

You’ll go through many things in life that can be stressful. However, dealing with them is helpful and healthy. Although masking your anxiety can seem the best thing to do at first, it can prove harmful in the long run. When…

Does Accepting Negative Emotions Make You Happier?

It isn’t pleasant to experience negative emotions. In fact, it can be downright painful, especially if you consider that your brain is designed to seek pleasure and avoid pain. That’s why accepting negative emotions can be so complicated. As difficult…

Achieving Nirvana: The State of Freedom

Nirvana is considered a state of freedom from suffering or dukkha and part of the rebirth cycle in Śramaṇa philosophy. It’s one of the most important concepts in Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Different spiritual practices or techniques help people achieve nirvana.…

Three Psychological Difficulties that Affect Couples

When you have underlying issues to address, you’ll most likely have issues with other people as well. In particular, it’s clear that there are some psychological difficulties that affect couples, subjective issues that prevent a relationship’s good development. The problem…

How to Be More Eloquent

How eloquent you are strongly influences your relationships. It also indirectly affects your self-esteem and your ability to deal with conflict. Speaking skills are about more than the image you’re trying to project to the world. Expressing yourself properly is…