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The Body Language of Anxiety

All human feelings and emotions show through our posture and expressions in one way or another. Things like joy and fear have a body language, but so do anxiety and depression. Plus, we’re all capable of reading that language, even…

10 Mental Habits that Make Life Harder

Sometimes life seems more complicated than normal but, on many occasions, it’s our own mind that makes us see things that way. This is because we have certain mental habits that make life harder.  We can’t always choose to stay away…

What is Neurogenesis and Why is it Important?

There’s a widespread myth that says neurons only form during childhood. However, this isn’t true. Neurogenesis is the birth of new cells. This phenomenon represents a key aspect in neuroplasticity and in important processes such as learning and memory storage in the…

From Soul Science to Behavioral Science

These days, we talk about psychology as a behavioral science. However, etymologically, psychology means the science of the soul. In this article, we’re going to see how the concept of psychology has evolved over the centuries. The concept and objective of psychology…

The 7 Best Quotes That Describe the Unconscious Mind

The unconscious mind is a concept almost everyone talks about. However, most of us don’t understand its real meaning. We’re also not really aware of its importance. Because of this, it’s worth looking at some quotes that describe the unconscious mind…

10 Benefits of Qigong

Qigong is an age-old Chinese practice. The word qigong translates into the art of cultivating life energy and circulating it harmoniously throughout your body. It involves a lot of different techniques that combine your mind, physical exercise, and breathing. According to many studies,…

The Rational Rider and Emotional Horse: Finding Balance

The brain is symbolically divided into two hemispheres. The right side is the “emotional” or “intuitive” hemisphere and the left is the “rational” side. Achieving balance, and therefore well-being, is determined by the relationship between those opposing sides.

5 Reasons Your Mind Won’t Give You a Break

Franklin D. Roosevelt, a former US president, once said that “Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” That has a very true ring to it, especially if you’ve ever felt like your mind won’t give…

Why Psychobiotics Are Good for your Mind

The idea that bacteria can have all kinds of beneficial effects on our health is part of popular knowledge. That’s no surprise. It is estimated that more than 48 billion of these microorganisms live in our bodies. They play a…

Chakras: 7 Wonderful Energy Centers

Eastern culture has identified energy centers situated in the human body called chakras. Here, different biological and psychological aspects of the way we relate to ourselves come together. When you balance your chakras, you put yourself on the path to health…

The Silent Mind: The Secret To Relaxation

The silent mind is weightless, transparent, free and as shiny as the surface of the sea. Selfishness disappears, external pressures are extinguished and those internal whirlwinds of obsession and negative thoughts lose their intensity. Nothing is as healthy as relaxing…

The Monsters that Lurk in our Minds

As children, they always told us that monsters only existed in stories. Nobody ever told us that they were actually real people and walked around in broad daylight. Like the person who first of all ravishes you, then abuses you…