Wellness

Having a good quality of life is about learning to invest in your well-being. We encourage you to discover yourself, focus on your identity and your potential as a person. We invite you to strengthen your self-esteem and find that balance between mind and body to achieve happiness. Because wellness means looking after your emotions and at the same time discovering the inspiration behind the best sayings, theories, and approaches which help you grow a little more every day.

The Difference Between Aging and Getting Old

Why do some people seem to age better than others? To answer that question, people often talk about health or finances. However, there’s something that we often overlook: there’s a difference between aging and getting old. When you look closely,…

The Benefits of Emodiversity for Your Mental Health

In nature, the more diverse an ecosystem is, the stronger, richer, and more resilient it is. Emodiversity follows that same principle. In this article, we’ll explain the benefits of emodiversity. The more varied your palette of emotions, the greater your…

The Three-Hour Rule – Adult Tantrums

The three-hour rule helps adults deal with disappointment. Surprisingly enough, tantrums are very common in grown-ups, although they’re not visible and striking as children’s. As a rule, an adult is more discreet, quiet, and silent because, after all, they must…

The Role of Social Services in the Fight Against Poverty

The 2008 worldwide economic crisis further increased the gap between the rich and poor. The impact of the crisis marginalized thousands of people, putting them in precarious financial situations. The most vulnerable members of society felt the greatest impact, which…

Mental Jujitsu to Fight Your Negative Thinking

Jujitsu, also known as the martial art of flexibility, can also be applied to your thought life to defend yourself against negative internal dialogue and attack thoughts that are violating your self-esteem and well-being. Mental jujitsu is an exercise in…

Carl Jung’s Five Keys to Happiness

Carl Jung’s keys to happiness ring just as true even decades later. The Swiss psychiatrist and father of analytical psychology was much more than just the man who left us with concepts such as archetypes and the collective unconscious. Jung…

Liquid Modernity and Consumerism: Why We Buy

Everything nowadays is constantly changing: politics, values, ways of thinking and interacting, education, the work world… Right now, we’re living in a globalized society characterized by rampant consumerism and the disappearance of past structures. This has led to feelings of uncertainty,…

The Dangers of Excessively High Self-Esteem

Having excessively high self-esteem is neither positive nor healthy. Being overly confident and overestimating your worth leads to problematic behaviors and attitudes. These kinds of people don’t take responsibility for their own mistakes and they also have narcissistic tendencies. Self-esteem…

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…

The Anger Stage of Grief: What’s It Like?

Anger is a very common stage of grief. Unfortunately, a lot of people get stuck in it. They collapse emotionally and can’t overcome their anger over the fact that they lost someone close to them. It’s not easy to deal…

What’s Social Confidence?

On a social level, self-confidence is like a prized treasure. We have lots of information at our disposal about how to increase it and enjoy greater personal growth. In contrast to self-confidence, we have a very basic idea of social…

Mindfulness Strategies and Techniques

Mindfulness is the English translation of the Pali word “sati“, which basically means something along the lines of “consciousness, attention, and memory”. In today’s article, we’re going to show you two important mindfulness strategies and techniques.  Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn is a…