Emotions

Your Capacity for Healing Is Inside You

When life breaks you into a million pieces or your mind takes you to the brink of inexplicable anguish, you only have one option: to rebuild yourself.  It’s important to remember that you have a great capacity for healing inside…

Why Do People Cry Tears of Joy?

Crying is usually associated with feelings of loss, sadness, disappointment, or melancholy. Tears help us express grief, frustration, or anguish… negative emotions in general. However, there are also situations in which we cry out of happiness – this can be…

Validating Emotions: What Does it Mean?

Validating emotions or people’s stories is such an important and valuable resource that many therapists make it the focus of their therapy sessions. Many of the people who go to therapy do so feeling strange and out of place. They’re…

Emotions at Christmastime

As the December days approach, streets and towns become adorned with decorations. A festive spirit fills the air. Holiday plans are made, Christmas cards arrive, and you shop for gifts for loved ones. It’s a time of gathering, of giving…

How to Face Stressful Situations

There are moments and situations in your life that has a great impact on you. However, each person reacts differently in the face of adversity. Since we all go through stressful situations, we decided to give you some timely advice…

Love is about Action, Not Poetry

Love is about action. It’s also an abstract concept that’s difficult to define. In fact, people from all walks of life, including poets, psychologists, and even neuroscientists, have tried to “pin it down” and label it but many people end…

5 Virtues of Calm Minds

Calm minds are not only focused but disciplined. Without a doubt, the age we’re living in is always pushing us to multitask and get things done immediately. That’s why, currently, it’s pretty much a privilege to be able to reach…

Blowing Betrayal Out of Proportion

For many people, betrayal is unforgivable. It leaves a gaping wound and deep scars. In fact, it has even become taboo. We often blow betrayal so out of proportion that we refuse to talk about it because the betrayal has spoken…

The Excitation Transfer Paradigm

It’s the 92nd minute of the soccer match. There’s one minute left. Barcelona is beating Real Madrid 1-0. A Barcelona player tries to stop a Real Madrid player in the penalty area and he falls to the ground. The referee…