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.

Self-Actualization: The Key to Human Potential

Mahatma Gandhi, Viktor Frankl, and Nelson Mandela are great examples of self-actualization. According to the self-actualization theory, each one of us must decode what’s inside us. This is an intentional, responsible, and creative personal growth that makes us fight in order…

The Negative Effects of Too Much Alone Time

A part of our DNA makes us social beings. Humans need others to survive both physically and psychologically. That doesn’t mean we’ll take any company we can get, but it does mean that people are important to us. Research has even shown…

All about Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy

According to Riva (2012), integrative behavioral couple therapy is one of the third generation therapies. This therapy is focused on private experiences (emotions and thoughts), acceptance, and mindfulness. It also pays special attention to the functional analysis of behavior as…

Spencer Kagan and Cooperative Learning

Spencer Kagan is a renowned author who has carried out multiple studies on cooperative learning. This type of teamwork is different from the way professors transmit knowledge in the vast majority of schools and institutes today. In fact, it’s a new…

The Waves on the Shore Metaphor

The waves on the shore metaphor is a tool therapists use in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), which belongs to the group of third wave therapies. In a clinical context, this tool is helpful for taking power away from negative…

Mirror Exposure Therapy: What Is it About?

Mirror exposure therapy is a psychological technique for the body and soul. It helps to treat negative body image, reduce anxiety, and untie the knots that intensify depression. In brief, this is a highly effective strategy to help you love…

The Importance of Conscious Communication

We start communicating with our surroundings in our mother’s womb. We react to the stimuli around us, although our responses aren’t the result of conscious decisions. As we grow, we shape and modify our communication to conform to certain social…

Facts about Sibling Relationships

Without a doubt, siblings play a significant role in our lives and development. Throughout history, there have been many stories, legends, and tales about sibling relationships. As an example, we have Isis and Osiris’ love story and the sibling relationship…

The Distraction Method to Instill Discipline in Children

The distraction method is usually a good behavioral management tool, especially in young children. Diverting a young child’s interest and attention can help you avoid situations that could lead to unwanted behavior. Distraction is an effective strategy when parents believe that…

Daniel Goleman’s Leadership Styles

In modern society, we do almost everything in groups. That’s why leadership is such a fundamental skill. Many psychologists have studied this concept, and Daniel Goleman is one worth mentioning. Goleman is best-known for his work on emotional intelligence. However, he also…

Seven Songs that Reduce Anxiety

We dare to say that music has influenced the state of mind of every person in the world at least once. As of now, several studies have proven that there’s a relationship between music and emotions. Some songs make us…

Fans and Mirror Neurons

Fans have existed from the very beginning. There have always been leaders or figures who captivate other people and have a lot of followers. These fans follow them, admire them, and are sometimes even capable of making great sacrifices for them. Neuroscience…

Pathological Grief in Children

Grief is accepting and adapting to a loss (either of a loved one, an object, or a situation). It’s difficult for any individual. We, as adults, have probably experienced it at least once or twice and realized how difficult it…

What Helps You Achieve Great Things?

What would happen if you only remembered the things you’ve achieved, but not what it took you to get there? If you forget what you did, it’ll be very hard for you to repeat what you did in order to achieve…

Amotivational Syndrome and Cannabis Consumption

Joint, blunt, pot, grass, Mary Jane, weed… These familiar terms refer to the drug cannabis, also known as marijuana. In this article, we’ll be talking about the relationship between marijuana and amotivational syndrome. In recent years, a lot of scientific evidence…

Siegfried Bernfeld and Social Education

Siegfried Bernfeld was a first-generation psychoanalyst who played an important role at the time but was later unfairly relegated. His work was very interesting and his contributions are relevant to this day. Anna Freud said that Siegfried Bernfeld was a…