Personal Development

Achieving goals, overcoming adversity, improving your skills, finding out your strengths… All this aspects and many more make up one of the most interesting parts of psychology: personal development.

Ten Skills for a Happy Life

You might believe that happiness is a matter of luck. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is that happiness or total well-being is mostly a matter of hard work. Thus, you can develop skills for a happy…

Should I Forgive in Order to Heal?

Forgiveness is no easy challenge. It’s even harder when a person close to you harmed you. The depth of the damage caused can also complicate matters. This article closely examines and attempts to answer the question: is it important to…

The Five Precepts of Buddhist Ethics

Unlike other philosophies and beliefs, in Buddhism, there are no absolute mandates or insurmountable rules. Buddhist ethics synthesizes these guides. As the name suggests, they aren’t norms but precepts. That difference is important. The difference between a commandment and precept…

Creativity and Personal Development

It’s common to think that creativity is tied to some form of art. And, also, to understand it as a form of artistic expression that’s novel, striking, and discordant. However, it’s much more than that. Thus, this article is about…

Seeing Beyond What’s There

Seeing beyond what’s there is understanding that there are phenomena that exist “beneath the surface” of the information that arrives through the senses. Thus, don’t settle for what’s immediately apparent if you want to understand the background of a situation.…

How Organization Can Improve Your Mood

The organization of both physical and mental spaces can help you feel satisfied and calm. When you plan out your organization, you establish a hierarchy of priorities that lets you make long-term plans. Keeping things organized, not only externally but…

It’s OK to Feel Bad!

Sometimes, you blame yourself for feeling down or depressed. However, you don’t realize that, in some situations, it’s OK to feel bad. Have you ever wondered what lies behind certain expressions such as “You look stupid when you cry”, “Men…

Is Creativity Innate or Learned?

When you think of creativity, the idea of ​​a muse inspiring a “chosen one” into creating marvelous works of art may come to your mind. However, many people wonder whether creativity is innate or learned. But although it manifests spontaneously…

Running Away as a Long Journey

Unfortunately, humans live in a complex world. One in which the idea that one shouldn’t tolerate discomfort is utterly inconceivable. Although this is a natural part of life, certain schools of thought insist that people must confront their realities. In…