When we hear the word 'genius', there are a number of recurring names that come to mind: Einstein, Mozart, Lennon or Picasso. There are many more. And, about almost all of them, it has been said at some point that they were crazy. Is madness an inherent characteristic of genius? Maybe we should start by asking ourselves what a genius is.
Thinking about another person during sex is much more common than we think. We often associate it with infidelity or betrayal, negative aspects that make us feel bad. But not only is it not negative, but it can be a very healthy practice for our sex life. We tell you benefits and red lines of this practice.
When changing direction is the only way to reach our destination: how to redirect our paths without falling into anxiety
We spend half a life imagining where we want to go. When we are little they ask us what we want to be when we grow up, when we are in high school we have to start choosing if we want letters or science and we are already starting to dream about who we will be when we grow up. Who we will live with, in what city or country, how many places we will know, whether we will marry and have children or not.
There is a beautiful phrase that says: "The most valuable thing someone can give you is their time." Although I absolutely agree, I think I would add something to that phrase. And it is that the time that others give us is priceless, but there is something almost more precious than time and it is attention. One of the most common comments about our current lifestyle is that we are losing, in a way, the capacity for focused attention.
Surely one of the things that unites almost all humans and that almost all of us have in common is that at some point in our lives - in many - we have felt or suffered insecurities towards ourselves, our physique, our body or our form of being. What we may not be so clear about is that, although the problems of self-esteem and insecurity are something that we can only work on our own, the people we surround ourselves also have a great influence on how we perceive ourselves.
It is very likely that poor mental health has been a problem throughout all ages of human existence and evolutionary psychologists suggest that an intrinsic, and even necessary, condition for our species could be treated. However, there are reasons to think that we are witnessing an increase in mental problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, exhaustion and suicides, since there are data that show us how mental disorders increasingly affect the world population.
The great industry dedicated to happiness and positive thinking, with an estimated value of 11 billion dollars annually, has been responsible for creating the fantasy that happiness is a realistic goal. The pursuit of the dream of happiness is a very American concept, which has been exported to the rest of the world through popular culture.
If you want to turn your life around, these 11 books on emotion management and coaching can be your summer readings
Not all books in bookstores occupy that table called "self help" are the same. Although there is a boom of books belonging to this genre that seem to want to sell us that full and absolute happiness is possible, or that in life we can achieve absolutely anything we want, there are other volumes that really contain keys to help us increase our well-being .
Who else and who least has been found on a sleepless night going around and around a past event. Obsessing slightly with something he did, did not do, could have done or something he wanted to change. It is part of the human being, from time to time, to pay a visit to the past and worry - perhaps too much - about the things that were done then.
If before you slept with your ex you had asked your friends if it was a good or a bad idea, they probably would have handled you to prevent you from doing so. No, nobody will tell you to go ahead, it sure works out well. However, a series of studies seem to show that having sex with your ex is not as fatal a mistake as we thought.
Do not panic: if you are 30 years old or younger and do not want to invest in a home, pension plans produce allergy attacks and you do not know what a stock option is (for stock only stocks come to mind fashion of your favorite store), there are other types of investments much more interesting and emotional that will give you returns forever.
A few days ago we knew that WHO had included the syndrome of the burned worker - or burn-out - in the list of occupational phenomena of great prevalence. Although the World Health Organization does not consider this syndrome as a disease, it does admit that it is the cause of numerous medical consultations.
I had anorexia and now I'm a mother: this is my story (and yes, I went to the psychologist three times a week)
A few weeks ago we talked to women who had decided not to breastfeed, for some reasons or for others. There we met Saray, a 28-year-old girl with a shocking history of eating disorders and comebacks that led her to have her baby: a three-year-old girl. She tells us how she overcame anorexia and how a pregnancy is lived while you fight a battle in your mind against the scale and weight.
Marie Kondo arrived to revolutionize Netflix and our lives. It is almost surprising how a person as small and silent as Kondo was able to unleash such a large amount of comments, opinions, criticisms, praises and articles. People began to wonder if he needed a Marie Kondo in his life, if all this time they had been doing it wrong or if they were messy.
Do you know what it takes to be happy? What is the recipe for happiness? We all wonder as we live surrounded by Mr. Wonderful cups and see the happiness in the eyes of others. But is there a secret to reach it? If you are a little hater I will tell you something, one of the psychology professors at Yale University knows how to achieve happiness.
With the landing of Marie Kondo on Netflix - and in our lives - many of us began to wonder how many things we had in our closets that we don't really need anymore. And, worse, how many of those things we clung to by a kind of attachment to objects that, in reality, no longer contributed anything to us.
"Putting ourselves in the shoes of the other": reinforce the superpower of empathy so that it doesn't evaporate
About empathy, one could say that it is a kind of superpower that helps us to relate to others. It is one of the most appreciated social communication tools as it helps us understand the feelings and emotions of others and thus know what moves them and respond in a more appropriate way.
He is a reference as an athlete and as a person for his values and his behavior both on and off the track. But we can do much more than admire Rafa Nadal. We can learn from him and identify the values that have taken him to the cusp of his career and try to apply them to ours.
In a sea of pending tasks, of very past delivery dates, of “browns” in the office and / or at home, in a peak of stress or when this is prolonged in time, your libido will cost to go afloat . Stress is the kryptonite of your desire and your pleasure, but calm, we know how to neutralize it so that your super powers of supreme pleasure return.
Let's see. There are many phrases that amaze me, and not precisely in the good sense of the word. Among them, for example, that of “real women have curves” (the others are a fruit of the imagination) or that of “I am like time” (I wake up, I open the blind, I see it rains and I decide to get depressed).
According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, some communities in the Philippines believe that gossip is so detestable that they have been banned altogether. Leaving aside the difficulty of imposing such regulations on people, is the bad reputation of gossip justified?