memories

Thinking Too Much About Memories Means Living Less

Living in our memories is limiting. Somehow not enjoying the present is like not taking advantage of it, given that it’s the moment to experience things. Life is not about reminiscing, it’s about acting instead. It’s not about going backward,…

Improve your memory with these two Keys

Memory is a mysterious and fascinating psychological process that continues to surprising us. The ability to be conscious of objects, facts, or situations that occurred in the past is a marvelous talent. As the study of this important process has advanced, some have proposed that…

What do you Know about Narrative Therapy?

Narrative therapy uses the narrative mode with therapeutic objectives. The narrative mode uses a point of view and a narrative voice for the presentation of a literary or theatrical history. This narrative mode is a respectful and non-blaming approach. It…

7 Questions to Get to Know Yourself Better

If you go to therapy, there are times when your psychologist will ask you questions that force you to look inside yourself. The same thing happens when you’re with friends and the conversation gets “deeper,” or when you read a book. Just…

Sigmund Freud – Theory of the Unconscious

The theory of the unconscious formulated by Sigmund Freud was a milestone in the history of psychology. This strange and fascinating underworld was a generator of fantasies, of lapses and uncontrolled impulses. It allowed us to finally take a different…

The Extraordinary Moments We Share

Many of the most extraordinary moments in your life are ones that you share. These are bits of magical connectedness with extraordinary people. Whether they be friends, family members, summer flings, or the love of your life. They were, they are,…

Collective Nostalgia for the Past

We all feel nostalgic sometimes. We wish we were back in a certain time, a certain situation, something that’s already happened. We suffer over something that’s gone now, something we had and then lost. Maybe it’s about a person, a group (collective…

Memory and How it Works

Our brains are responsible for two fundamental skills: thinking and acting. These two skills require the ability to learn (store) and remember (retrieve) the information that the brain acquires. This is our memory. The great advance of neuroscience in recent…

In My Heart: A Story of Children´s Emotions

“In my heart” is a book by Jo Witek, which gives voice to our children’s emotions and feelings. Its beautiful illustrations and the simplicity of its words make it a wonderful tool for children to recognize their feelings in many…

Stress Can Make Me Lose My Memory?

Stress is one of the great evils of our time. While there are my strategies to help you reduce it, if you suffer from a lot of stress you may actually suffer from memory loss. There are two types of…

We All Have Memories That Ruffle Up Our Souls

There are memories that suddenly ruffle up our souls and give us a knowing, almost cheeky smile, but how therapeutic it is! Because in moments of difficulty there is nothing like turning the key to our memories and letting ourselves be enveloped, little by little, by the essences…