Psychology

In this category, you’ll find articles related to our mental world like abilities and processes. It contains information on how our thoughts, feelings, and emotions make up who we are and how we learn.

9 Things We Should Remember About Life

Have you stopped to think about all the beautiful things that surround you? When was the last time you were thankful for the little things and the good times? It’s surprising how easily people forget what’s important and instead pay attention…

What Does Psychology Say About Infidelity?

Infidelity is an act committed by one person in a couple, breaking one of the pillars of a relationship: loyalty. There are many reasons why one person in a relationship comes to be unfaithful, but all of these are explained by…

Sleep Well, Insomniacs

You turn over again in your bed and you change your position. You try counting sheep…1…2…3…Nothing. There’s no way. You get up, go to the fridge, and drink some water. You go back through the hallway with the conviction that now…

The Top 5 Enemies To Your Goals

Everyone has goals to achieve, be that as students, professionals, mothers and fathers, or aspects related to health and physical fitness. Often times, we see the path globally and forget that fighting for your objective is a matter of dedication and is…

Enough With the Demands!

According to cognitive or rational therapy, people suffer emotional disturbances because of the irrational evaluations we make about ourselves, others and the world at large. These sorts of assessments are absolutist demands and unreasonable obligations; an infinite supply of “should’s” and “have…

Meditation: Where Our Mind Finds Peace

Using meditation to relax and release stress is a practice that is becoming more popular by the minute, mostly because of it’s widely-known mental health benefits. However, it’s the practice of conscious meditation or mindfulness that’s gaining the most attention, because its…

5 Mistakes Parents Make with Their Kids

“Since my mother never let me eat chocolate, I buy my little girl a piece every day,” “My father would ground me if I didn’t study, so I’m going to let my son do what he wants in school.” Do these…

What Is Polyamory?

Have you ever felt like you were in love with two or more people at the same time? Maybe you thought that you wanted to have a sexual and romantic relationship with both those people. However, the traditional paradigm of…

Dream Like a Child Again

Dreaming isn’t just a kid thing. Few things define a human being like its ability to dream, to go beyond its reality in order to fix its aspirations and longings. To dream is to touch the moon while keeping your feet on…

How to Improve Your Mental Health

You can improve your mental health by channeling your emotions through positive thoughts. Mentally healthy individuals demonstrate healthy confidence when faced with the challenges of life and a strong willingness to build lasting relationships with a mutual affection with others. There are various…

Change and Be Happy

The pursuit of happiness is a human right. But even with all of the freedom we’re allowed, so many people feel trapped in total unhappiness. We see our lives full of overflowing problems that push happiness aside. Contrary to popular belief,…

Resilience: Learning from Your Suffering

Psychologists and scientists all over the world have tried to understand how people integrate their experiences and reflect on them later. These studies have laid the foundation for studies on resilience. Resilience is the ability to overcome extreme pain and adversity. There have been…

How Does One Develop a Psychological Disorder?

We are used to talking about different psychological disorders based on the symptoms that characterize them, but not so much on how they develop, although it is equally as or more important. Mental disorders are not born from nothing nor are their…

What is Anankastic Personality Disorder?

Julio is a very successful man at work. He says that from a young age he liked to do things well and that he would spend hours and hours making sure his chores and homework were “passable.” He defines himself…

Depression: Pain that Becomes a Shadow

Sometimes we identify tears as the expression of pain, but many times deep pain can’t find a way out, can’t find a way to be expressed and communicated with others. Some people even suppress their tears because it’s embarrassing for…