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When Melancholy Takes Over

Nothing about melancholy is poetic or evocative. It’s just a huge void. It’s a yearning for the past the completely blurs the present. The characteristics of melancholy are stillness, tiredness, and physical exhaustion to the point where it creates a…

5 Ways to Deal With Hurt Feelings

No one teaches you how to cope with what hurts you directly. Maybe you always heard “Don’t cry,” “Time heals everything,” “It will pass”… but none of these phrases helped you. What’s more, they made you feel worse. Therefore, we…

The 8 Ways to End Suffering According to Buddhism

Buddhism has a very particular way of dealing with pain. This philosophy promotes the idea that it’s possible to end all suffering, even though it’s an unavoidable part of life. Although life causes us pain, we are not condemned to passively suffer…

Have You Heard of the Chameleon Effect?

In psychology, there are a great variety of syndromes and effects. Many of them use metaphors in their names. Some examples are the Peter Pan syndrome, the Jerusalem syndrome, the Othello syndrome, the Ben Franklin effect, the Mandela effect, etc.…

The Challenge of Learning How to Be Angry

We all know how to identify times we were annoyed or acted bitterly and vindictively. But do any of us know how to spot situations that make us angry? Is there any way to learn how to be angry and show it…

Fall in love with yourself

Fall in love with yourself. Treat yourself with love, value your achievements and recognize that you know how to do things well. Take care of yourself, and above all, do not forget yourself. You are also someone important. Do not…

Friendships – How They Develop Over a Lifetime

Friendships play a fundamental role in our lives. We all want to have emotionally significant relationships with people we can trust. We need other people to develop properly and have an enjoyable life. But what exactly is friendship? What are these…

I came to ask you for a hug, not advice

If there is a gesture that makes us present, it is a hug. If there is a gesture that can comfort us, it is that someone surrounds us with their arms and squeezes with the strength we need. Because hugs…

Haiku to Free Your Emotions

A Haiku is a short poem inspired by the emotion of the moment, wonder, and our connection with nature. It is a Japanese tradition that strips things down to the soul to help with recovery and gather courage, resilience, and…

Disappointment Can Be Helpful

We’ve all gone through times when we seem to jump from one disappointment to another. We go from low to rock bottom until we finally open our eyes and realize where we are. We are on a strange island surrounded by…