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You Have the Power to Sculpt Your Own Brain

“You have the power to sculpt your own brain.” This quote by Santiago Ramon y Cajal is now more relevant than ever. Your own thoughts have created and continue to create your world. Today, we know that self-confidence, enthusiasm, and…

What Factors Influence Our Mood?

Mood isn’t only what makes us smile or laugh out loud. Generally, it’s related to an external thing (situation, place, other people, etc.) or internal thoughts. It refers exclusively to internal feelings, which are subjective. It doesn’t cover the external…

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

You get to work and say good morning. Everyone answers you except for one guy, who doesn’t even turn to look at you. Immediately, your mind kicks into overdrive. “What’s wrong with him? Did I do something and he’s mad…

Positive Memories Can Help You Fight Depression

Remembering pleasant times can help you feel better. Positive memories can be really powerful for your mental well-being. Aside from helping you regulate your emotions better, they may have a positive effect on stress-induced depression. A group of scientists carried…

How to Pick Your Spirits Up

There are some days when you wake up in a good mood. Days when you have more energy to face the day, more of a desire to laugh, and more eagerness to take in everything you see. You might think…

Sertraline: how does it work? what are the side effects?

Sertraline is one of the most well-known psychotropic drugs for the treatment of major depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive compulsive thoughts. You may also know Sertraline as its commercial name, Zoloft. Although the drug doesn’t cure…

Feeling Down Without Feeling Guilty

How wonderful would it be to feel like don’t have to smile if you don’t want to? Wouldn’t it feel good to tell the world, “World, today I don’t want to go out. I don’t want to see anyone.” Sometimes you…

5 Tips for Improving a Bad Day

Who hasn’t had a bad day? One of those days when you get up and everything seems to be conspiring against you. You run out of soap, breakfast is burning, it rains even though the forecast called for sun. People…

7 Tips to Gain Self-Motivation

Where does self-motivation come from? It’s such a powerful force, the strength you need to make your goals and dreams reality. Rafa Nadal comes to mind and his famous “come on!” when he’s feeling the pressure on the tennis court. Where…

The 4 Most Important Moments of the Day

When you read the title of this article, you probably thought of the most important moments of your day. Maybe it’s the emotions that they carry, the positivity that they provide, or the intensity of the moment that make them…

Thyroid Disorders and Depression

Although they are two separate illnesses, we have known about the relationship between thyroid disorders and depression for a long time. It is common for hypothyroid patients to feel fatigued, discouraged, or apathetic. It can get to the point where they end…

Can Gut Bacteria Influence Your Emotions?

For centuries now we’ve used the saying “Mens sana in corpore sano” (a healthy mind in a healthy body.) And though the meaning that we give it now differs significantly from the original, studies show that a healthy body is the…

5 Psychological Benefits of Dance

Did you know dancing has many psychological benefits? Have you tried all that dance has to offer? This article will explain 5 psychological benefits of dance and give you 5 powerful reasons to move your feet, your mind, and your…