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.

4 Excuses That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

“I’ll do it tomorrow,” “I don’t have time,” “I’m really not good at it…” You’ve surely said these things to yourself at some point. The problem is, they serve as a wall between you and your goals. Our goals and dreams are our life’s engine.…

9 Secrets to Being More Optimistic

“Selective memory to remember the good, logical prudence not to ruin the present, and defiant optimism to confront the future.”      -Isabel Allende- Optimism is key for setting new goals and reaching them. It also permits us to adapt…

8 Communication Personality Types

“Listen and forget. See and remember. Do and understand.” – Chinese Proverb Tell me how you speak and I’ll tell you what you’re like. It’s well known that our personality directly influences the way we communicate. We’re creatures of habit…

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Do You Know What It Is?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as seasonal depression or seasonal mood disorder, sounds much like what you think it is. However, it is not always recognized as a disorder by the people who have it. Many people suddenly become sad during certain times…

7 Characteristics of Toxic People

Human beings are naturally sociable. The need for interaction is not only a source of well-being, but also a potential source of some our most important learning moments. We use our observational abilities to face the world and make our first…

12 Ways to Promote a Child’s Self-Esteem

We’re so obsessed with adult well-being that we have forgotten the importance of fostering self-esteem in our children. It’s very important that our little ones grow up in a world of well-balanced adults, but it would be better if we could help…

How to Fall Asleep Quickly

Do you have difficulty falling asleep quickly? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and find yourself unable to fall back asleep? Hundreds of studies demonstrate the power of stimulus control therapy to help with this problem. Do you…

6 Steps To Help You Resolve Conflicts

Do you often find yourself in the middle of a conflict that doesn’t involve you? Or when you’re in the middle of a conflict, do you feel blocked and unsure of how to find a solution? This has happened to…

Seeing with the Heart

—Go and look at the roses; You understand now that yours is unique in the world. You’ll come back to say goodbye to me and I’ll tell you a secret. The little prince went away to see the roses and said: —They…

Less Complaining, More Living

If your problem can be solved, why are you complaining? If it can’t, why are you complaining? (Eastern proverb) In the face of hard times, it can be healthy to vent to a close trusted friend or family member. Nevertheless,…

Make These Changes for a Happier Life

Whatever individual goals a person may have, we can all implement a series of changes that can help create a more satisfying and fulfilling life. By knowing what we want and striving for it, being consistent and persistent, we will open more possibilities.…