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Discover Educational Neuroscience

Bored children, children with dyslexia, children with dyscalculia, children with attention deficit disorder… Nowadays, children have a huge range of educational needs. Unfortunately, most schools follow similar and very limited approaches. Educational neuroscience can help in this regard. Neuromarketing, the…

Is it Possible to Change Your Personality?

We’ve all probably wanted to change certain parts of our personality at some point. There are many reasons for that, but the main one is that there’s something about the way we interact with the world that we don’t like about…

Identity and the Ship of Theseus

We tend to think that our identity is unique, that we’re born with it and it always remains the same. However, in reality, our identity is more fragile than that. The ship of Theseus paradox is a great example to…

The Grief Involved in Emigration

More and more people are moving to other countries nowadays. When some people do, they experience the grief of emigration. This is the pain of leaving behind their home, family, and friends. Have you ever wondered what it would be like…

Five Epictetus Quotes on Suffering

Epictetus was a Greek philosopher, but he spent a huge part of his life as a Roman slave. We don’t know exactly when he was freed, just that he became famous. Despite being a slave, he focused on the pursuit of…

The Secret to Moving On is Starting Over

Moving on without looking back isn’t always easy, especially when your emotional baggage is weighing you down. Sometimes you need to stop along the way in order to heal or maybe even reinvent yourself. Only when you’ve shaped the new and better…

5 Keys to Overcoming Resistance to Change

Whether we like it or not, life is dynamic. Nothing remains static. Therefore, what today is, may not be tomorrow. Still, overcoming resistance to change can be a daunting task for many people. In fact, some try really hard to…

How to Change a Habit in 6 Steps

Changing a habit is a real challenge, especially if it’s deeply rooted. However, we can all identify a habit we’d like to change. When a new year arrives, we all make resolutions to start or stop doing something. The truth…

Henko: Changing Without Going Back

Henko is a Japanese word that refers to a transformative change where there’s no possibility of going back to how we once were. In many cases, it represents an advancement in our personal growth. It’s proof that we should be able…

Chaos Theory or “The Butterfly Effect”

We’ve all heard of the butterfly effect. It’s the essence of chaos theory. Chaos theory was first defined by James Yorke and T.Y. Li in 1975 and it reminds us of something essential. The world doesn’t follow a predictable pattern.…

How Does a Time Change Affect You?

Two weekends per year, a good part of the northern hemisphere undergoes a time change in order to take better advantage of daylight hours. It’s actually an old idea. It was first proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 with the…

When Nothing Seems to Go Your Way

We’re going to be quite blunt in this article. When nothing seems to go your way, you may simply need to stop trying to control everything. Trying to stop or fix things that are out of your control rarely goes…

Is it Possible to Change and Stay the Same?

Is it possible to change and stay the same? How many times has someone told us to “never change”? In that sense, change can be seen as negative or as a weakness. “It changed, it’s no longer the same.” Change is…

The 9 Best Virginia Satir Quotes to Reflect On

Virginia Satir has many interesting quotes. Her quotes speak of change, affection, and relationships. They’re gifts full of love and warmth for anyone who wants to reflect on the importance of connecting with oneself and others.

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change

Few methods have experienced such a spectacular advance in so little time as motivational interviewing. Its success is due to several factors. It facilitates the relationship with the patient, its efficacy is scientifically proven, and it’s been developed collaboratively. Nowadays,…

Fear of Change: How do You Break Free?

If you have a fear of change, it can be tough. However, you are not suffering alone. It’s more common than you think and it happens for a reason. Fear of change can be useful in some situations but can…