Emotions

Emotions are one of life’s fundamental pillars. Basic emotions like sadness, joy, fear, anger, surprise, and disgust, along with all other emotions, configure our day to day lives. In this category, find articles which explain what causes them and how to control them.

Desperation: When You Think All Is Lost

Desperation is a poison that turns off your hopes, motivations, and energy little by little. It’s the scab that permanent disappointment leaves and the thorn that makes you breathe through bitterness until you’re immersed in a dangerous psychological trap.  In…

Sunday Afternoon Anxiety

Sunday afternoon anxiety is an internal discomfort that often affects people on Sunday afternoons and evenings. Those who experiment it feel unease, sadness, nostalgia, and even an annoying sense of emptiness. But they can’t quite describe why. Sunday afternoon marks the…

Learning to Say How You Feel

Learning to say how you feel isn’t easy. Where can you start? You know what to say about your favorite TV show. It’s also fairly easy to describe other people’s actions and what others are doing or saying. However, understanding…

Jealousy is Useless and a Waste of Time

Is jealousy about love? This is a common question in romantic relationships. However, jealousy is useless and not at all about true love; it doesn’t mean a person loves you or matters to you. Experiencing this unpleasant, complex emotion indicates the…

Calm in the Midst of Chaos

It isn’t easy to live in the midst of chaos. It isn’t easy to keep your balance when the onslaught comes and when the wind swirls around your head and whispers messages of fear and uncertainty in your ear. We’re…

How to Deal with an Alexithymic Person

Dealing with an alexithymic person isn’t easy. After all, few people get used to living without their special person telling them “I love you” or asking “How are you?”. Some think that people with alexithymia don’t have feelings. This isn’t…

How to Deal with Negative Thoughts

Your internal communication, especially regarding the way you talk to yourself, shapes your mood. That means it can sink your emotional state even further when you criticize yourself. On the flip side, though, it can also save you during hard…

The Body Language of Depression

The body language of depression includes micro-expressions, postures, and gestures. It’s worth being able to recognize them, as these states of neurotic sadness can go unnoticed at first. What the mouth doesn’t say, the body often shouts. Depression, like all…

How to Control Stressful Situations

Learning to control stressful situations is almost a survival strategy. Mathematician John Lubbock used to say that a day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work, and it’s true. The mental energy you use during those times…

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…