The Concept of Compassion in Psychology

Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) is a form of psychotherapy developed by Paul Gilbert for people struggling with shame and self-criticism. It is an integration of ideas concerning: Jungian archetypes; evolutionary approaches to human behavior, suffering, and growth; neuroscientific and cognitive-behavioral ideas…

Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened, while others claim it's an inborn characteristic.You may have heard frequently about how important is EI,…

Put an End to The Psychic Vampire Attack

Put an End to The Psychic Vampire Attack

We usually call energetic vampires those people who - sometimes intentionally - drain your emotional energy. They have profiles that monopolize us with their negative emotions, to the point where they discharge our energy leaving us exhausted, with headaches and…

8 Stress Increasing Habits we Should Reconsider

8 Stress Increasing Habits we Should Reconsider

There are many factors that influence stress, and we cannot control them so easily. However, the way we react to those situations can have a strong impact on our stress level. Therefore, how we react to certain situations or circumstances…

Win the Combat Against OCD and the Dark Side of Your Mind

Win the Combat Against OCD and the Dark Side of Your Mind

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and walks of life, and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images, or…

How to Stop Putting Pressure on Yourself

How to Stop Putting Pressure on Yourself

Being serene and efficient, meeting standards and cultivating our individuality - seems to be the first objective when you want to attain a certain level of performance. We are overwhelmed, harassed, exhausted with everyday life problems that we strive to face…

How to Overcome And Use Criticism To Your Advantage

How to Overcome And Use Criticism To Your Advantage

If you are one of those who are said to be getting upset often rather than seldom, you are probably having a very bad time with comments about you or your actions. However, the criticisms are beneficial because they make…

The Philosophy of Being Happy: How to Make the Most of It All for Bettering Your Life

The Philosophy of Being Happy: How to Make the Most of It All for Bettering Your Life

As we grow up, we tend to become more and more introspective and to seek the meaning of our lives and the happiness within - from self-inflicted suffering and pain as a virtue to the state of permanent happiness as a…

Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Overly Stressed? Make Use of Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Excellent news for nature lovers: the forest does us good and it is science that says it. Sylvotherapy or tree therapy is a recognized medical practice in Japan. In the Japanese forests, there are therapeutic paths for travelers to take…

What We Know About Age Gaps And Long-Lasting Relationships

Can a relationship be satisfactory and lasting, given the wide age difference between partners? The first answer coming to hand would be “What does age have to do with love? For instance, Thalía, 41, and Tommy Mottola, 63, have been married…

Phobia - The Fear Within

Phobia – The Fear Within

A phobia is a clinical term that is used to describe an irrational and persistent fear of certain objects, situations, activities, or persons. These fears are beyond one's control and may interfere with one's daily activities.  Phobias belong to a…

Enhance Your Life Through Forgiveness

Human beings need values ​​as well as benchmarks to navigate the storms of life. When some people refuse to admit their wrongs, their partners or simply friends can go mad due to lack of fair-play or acknowledgement, and this can…