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.

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…

Learn to Measure Happiness in Moments

Being and living in the present has incredible benefits. Although measuring happiness in moments is a great philosophy, actually doing it is challenging. I see the struggle in my patients, whose lives revolve around their anxiety or sadness. But I…

Creating a False Identity on Social Networks

If you overvalue your identity on social networks, you’ll end up building a virtual character that barely resembles the person you really are. What are the consequences of creating a false identity on social networks? Increased risk of frustrations and…

The Emotional Curve

Many experts define an emotion as a subjective state that has an overwhelming or intense affective load. While it’s difficult to explicitly describe emotions, everyone can describe these subjective states in a clear way. For example, you can describe a…

Meditation Techniques for Beginners

Meditation has become quite popular. As people learn about the benefits of daily meditation, they’re becoming more interested in incorporating meditation into their daily lives. Today, we’ll share some meditation techniques for beginners that’ll help get you started on your…

The Process of a Child’s Emotional Development

A child’s emotional development makes them aware of the origin and development of their emotions. They begin to read them in other people’s facial expressions, and thus interpret them according to the social context (1). The change and growth expected…

How to Cope with Despair and Depression

There are times when we feel desperate because we can’t make sense of what’s going on around us. We feel angry at ourselves and take it out on those closest to us. The truth is that behind these distressing psychological…

Wasting Time Is as Important as Using It

Wasting time is a relative concept that we should consider from another perspective. For example, as a valuable key to our well-being. Let’s think about it. We live in a society that has us convinced that time is money and…