Psychology

Psychology is one of the most fascinating sciences that exist. Understanding the reasons for our behaviour, the mysteries of personality and the mind, understanding what processes lie behind intelligence, how we develop, or even discovering how to improve our relationships, are just some of the things revealed by this enriching discipline, which we put within your reach.

Multitasking, A Danger To Our Brain

Multitasking or doing several things at once is not a good habit for our brain. Although we commonly thing of it as a positive thing, it’s not necessarily productive to be watching TV while using our cellphone and talking to our partner…

Don’t Let Destructive Thoughts Limit You

As we evolve as people, we create mental structures that are consistent with our experiences and upbringing. Your environment and the people close to you may have substantially conditioned the way you see the world. Destructive thoughts are nothing other than a learned habit…

Connecting with Nature Makes You Happier

Nature is wise. It has provided us with the mechanisms, instincts, and impulses we need to survive and be happy. At  the end of the day, this is all we really want. Everything we do, we do for satisfaction and survival. We work to…

You Can’t Change Anyone But Yourself

How many times have you tried to change other people? How many times has somebody else tried to change you? Changing other people is something that we can’t achieve, no matter how hard we try. We think that changing other people is…

I’ll Never Get Tired of Dreaming

It takes a lot of effort and hard work to live the life you want, so keep dreaming and don’t give up on yourself. You’re always going to encounter unforeseen challenges. And sometimes, people who you thought would be prepared to help you…

Say NO to Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence is a problem for everyone, not just its victims. It exists because, among many other reasons, society has taught us to devalue femininity, to judge women based on their appearance, and to have no mercy when it comes to questioning whether…

Teen Self-Esteem: A Challenge For Parents

Adolescence is the stage in which the protagonists are trying to position themselves in the world and figure out who the hell they are. In this sense, self-esteem plays an important role, since riding on their backs will be the…

Mental Rigidity

The word “close-minded” has been used in popular language for a long time. We use it to describe people who display mental rigidity, or people who don’t understand or want to understand another point of view. Or people who, just to be right, will try to…

Narcissism: The Root of Aggression in Children

Rarely will you hear a parent admit that their child is verbally or physically aggressive. It’s a taboo topic, a glimpse of the violence that gets hidden from the public eye by phrases like “dirty clothes are washed at home.” A phrase…

What Does Anger Teach Us?

Anger is an intense emotion. Among other bodily sensations, it can make you feel sick to your stomach, or it can make you feel a lump in your throat. And it can be hard to know how to properly resolve it. When you feel…

Roles and Expectations

Everybody is a product of their upbringing, life circumstances, experiences, interpersonal relationships, and culture. That is, until they decide instead to be a product of themselves, releasing themselves from all of the beliefs, roles, and fears that are linked to their past. Since childhood, everything we…

Accept Others for Who They Are

I like people who accept others for who they are, who don’t judge or criticize. I like them because they know their limits, and they know that although not everything that shines is gold, everybody has good qualities that should be celebrated.…

5 Secrets of People Who Suffer from Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the worst feelings that people can experience. When combined with stress, it turns into an affliction that’s very hard to deal with. When people with anxiety feel threatened, visualize something negative happening, or feel pressured, they worry about how to…

The Lucifer Effect: When Good People Go Bad

We’re all capable of becoming torturers, the prestigious researcher and psychologist Phillip Zimbardo once said. All you need are the necessary conditions for good people to go bad. This phenomenon is known as the Lucifer effect. Zimbardo’s assertion is based on the idea that we…

Beauty Is Not in Your Eyes, But in Your Gaze

In Jhon Koening’s dictionary of dark emotions, he describes the emotion we feel when we cross paths with a person on the street and meet their gaze for a few seconds. It seems like they’re spying on us or that we’re peering…

Learn to Value What You Have

Sometimes it’s not easy to value what you have in a world that makes you think you should always be searching for more. Most of us focus on the things we don’t have, from material things, to interpersonal relationships, to beauty. We expect big things,…