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.

5 Habits to Protect Your Self-Esteem

On many occasions we undermine our self-esteem without realizing it. But there are simple habits you can practice to avoid destroying your self-esteem. Think of these as some important guidelines for you if you want to lead a happy and fulfilling…

How Does Our Brain Find Waldo?

Many studies have researched how certain ads and commercials affect our attention and our memory. Do you remember some of those iconic commercials like the Wendy’s “Where’s the Beef?”, or Tony the Tiger convincing us that those Frosted Flakes are truly “grrrrrrreat!”? Those are the…

How to Control the Symptoms of Panic Attacks

A panic attack is a sudden feeling of intense pain or emotional discomfort that causes so much anxiety that the person suffering the attack fears that he or she is losing control, that the feeling will never go away, and even…

7 Tips for Breaking Up with a Friend

Not every friendship lasts forever and, just like with breakups, sometimes the end of a friendship can be a painful experience. Especially when it’s with a close friend who we consider an indispensable part of our lives. With our acquaintances, what…

How to Help a Loved One with Depression

Many of us may have a family member or friend who suffers from depression. Though it’s especially painful for the person who has depression, it can also be difficult for the rest of us, since sometimes it’s hard to understand. We may…

6 Ways to Clear Your Mind for a Better Sleep

Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you feel like your mind is always preoccupied with something when you’re going to bed? Are you constantly going over things in your head when you’re trying to sleep? Rest is fundamental for a healthy body and…

Namaste: the Value of Gratitude and Recognition

Namasté is much more than just a word originating from the beautiful, ancestral Sanskrit language. It contains a number of concepts that have become universal and, in turn, crossed borders. It goes beyond a greeting and customary farewell used in the…

Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

To educate is to communicate, guide, show and teach our children what we consider important for life. Through this kind of education, we present our values, our ideas and expectations, our habits, our ways of living and how we see life. Parents always intend to…

Why Do We Pass Judgment?

When someone judges your path, lend them your shoes. This common phrase is a great reminder. We have all been judged at some point. We’ve all been the subject of an opinion (correct or not) that has upset or hurt us. How can…

4 Signs You’re Dealing with a Narcissist

Narcissism is a personality trait that feeds on the constant need for admiration, a feeling of grandeur, and the inability to put oneself in another’s shoes, combined with low self-esteem and a sensitivity to the criticism of others. Narcissistic people exaggerate their skills…

Take a Risk and Get Out of Your Comfort Zone!

Many times we believe that fate, luck or chance are responsible for what happens to us, but the fact is we are responsible for our destiny. We can change it, we can live in freedom and we can choose between different opportunities…

What Are Our Addictions Hiding?

Addictions are behaviors that generate a dependency to certain substances, actions or even people. People with addictions are so hooked that their whole lives revolve around getting the thing they’re dependent on. Addictions create dependency. Therefore, people can depend on…

6 Most Common Bad Habits of Couples

Romantic relationships are built with time, love and the proper management of many habits that begin to appear, day by day, between two lovebirds. After we’ve spent some time dating, these habits can become very damaging for the relationship without our…

Dangers of the Overprotective “Safety Bubble”

There is a new and interesting social label out there known these days as the “hover mother.” Some of our readers may be able to identify with this term or possibly know someone who exhibits this kind of behavior. “Hover mothers” or “helicopter moms” are…

Overcoming the Emotional Marks of Childhood

From the moment we are born, we are internalizing and learning about everything that happens around us. And while nobody knows exactly what newborn children feel, we must assume they experience a range of feelings and emotions. Long before humans develop…

The Art of Seduction

Seduction has been associated with being misleading and sometimes evil, but in many cases it is done unconsciously and involuntarily and is almost always done with the goal of mutual emotional benefit. In fact, loving someone means being seduced by that person. To…

The Cinderella Complex: Fear of Being Independent

Some people are scared of being independent. They unconsciously desire to be served, cared for and spoiled by other people. Described for the first time by Colette Dowling, the “Cinderella complex” is based on the idea of femininity as described…

What Your Cigarette Smoke Is Masking

Many people are constantly shadowed by their habit of smoking. Some are aware of the consequences that come with this habit, while others prefer to remain in denial. We could give you an endless list of medical reasons to stop smoking,…

What Is Gestalt Therapy?

Gestalt therapy is a type of of humanist therapy, with influences from psychoanalysis and oriental philosophy. Just like the rest of humanist therapy, this psychotherapy is not centered around illness, but rather around generating health from the potential that each individual possesses.…