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.

Double Depression: Characteristics and Treatment

Double depression is when someone with dysthymia ends up suffering from major depression. The dissatisfaction with life, desperation, and fatigue the first condition causes can intensify until you end up in a dark and incapacitating psychological state. It’s possible that you’ve…

The Psychology of the Witness

Witnesses are a fundamental part of a trial. What they have to say may support the different physical evidence presented before the judge. However, a witness’ testimony can’t be taken as a dogma of faith. Sometimes, and even if you…

Aquaphobia: The Fear of Water

Water is an absolutely necessary part of life for most living creatures. Not being in frequent contact with it in some way or another is tricky, and a big problem for anyone with aquaphobia, or the fear of water. Aquaphobia is…

The Great Fear of Disappointing Your Parents

There are many factors that can keep you from reaching your goals, such as procrastination, lack of clarity in your goals, or laziness. In this regard, there’s one factor that can greatly affect your long-term happiness, despite the fact that…

Impact Bias: Imagination Creates Monsters

A cognitive bias is an information processing error the brain makes. Said error occurs when you unconsciously use previous knowledge or acquired experience to take mental shortcuts. The problem is that these shortcuts don’t always lead you to the right…

Letting Your Light Shine Bright

There are many opportunities to shine bright in life. More often than not, life is a mix of pleasant experiences and many obstacles and struggles that may put you to the test. In order to shine, you must go through…

Feeling like a Failure: A Painful Experience

Every single person has experienced failure at some point in their lives. Feeling defeated isn’t something that can be avoided. In this sense, although feeling like a failure can be quite intense and painful, it can lead to personal development. Failure…

Humor as Therapy Against Stress

Humor is a natural therapy against stress. When you have a light heart, then the big problems don’t seem as big and the people who may intimidate you become less important. In this regard, you can liven up any evening…

Male Hysteria: Does It Truly Exist?

The concept of “hysteria” has radically changed over the years. It’s evolved into other different diagnoses. During the 19th century, it became a frequent diagnosis, especially in women. Back in the day, Freud’s mentor, Jean-Martin Charcot, described very clear cases…

What’s Behind Excessive Modesty?

Modesty helps you connect with others in society. It doesn’t allow your achievements to overshadow those of other people. That being said, excessive modesty can do just the opposite. It can make relationships with the people around you more difficult.…

Using Tantrums as Learning Opportunities

Your child’s tantrums can tell you that they feel frustrated or emotionally overwhelmed. That’s why identifying when and how they come about will give you clues that’ll help you manage them appropriately. It’s also important to see tantrums as learning…

People Who Break Promises

Some people break promises time and again. They chip away at your trust, little by little, and leave you nothing but empty words and disappointments. People like this can be toxic because actions speak louder than words. Relationships are built on…

Bipolar Disorder in Children

Have you noticed that your child experiences very intense moods? Do they show extreme changes in behavior? Do they have very sad periods, and suddenly become very enthusiastic, sometimes with an exaggerated joy? If this type of behavior occurs daily,…

Growth Mindset: Become the Best You

A growth mindset is about working to become the best you. Beyond what others might think you are, or what you are right now, it’s in you to show the world your potential and determination to become the best you.…

Aromatherapy: The Wonderful Power of Scents

When you’re open to exploring the world, you can let yourself go by using your senses. One of the most powerful is scent, the magical sense that brings you back to the special moments in your life, to good memories.…