Have you ever found yourself saying to your child or spouse “calm down” or “you’re fine” when they are having an emotional moment? If so, you’re not the only one.
Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—“a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in for the more fashionable gratitude.
For the first time researchers have been able to demonstrate that the brains of a patient and therapist become synchronised during a music therapy session, a breakthrough that could improve future interactions between patients and therapists.
Dance — and physical activity — should have the same status in schools as math, science and language. Psst: it may even help raise test scores, says Sir Ken Robinson.
The first population-level study on the link between gut bacteria and mental health identifies specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce neuroactive compounds. Jeroen Raes (VIB-KU Leuven) and his team published these results today in the scientific journal Nature Microbiology.
CBT aims to uncover unhelpful or problematic ways of thinking in order to change unwanted or unhealthy behaviors.
Cuando pensamos en las emociones, tendemos a pensar que son fijas y compartidas por todo el mundo. Sin embargo, no solo varían de país en país sino que también cambian con los tiempos. Aquí te explicamos algunas que eran muy comunes en el pasado.
A moralização é uma forma de violência psicológica pois visa impor um discurso de valores pela via da aprovação e reprovação. Sustenta-se na geração de sentimentos de culpa nos outros, e não na construção de convicções éticas.
Our thoughts influence everything in our life. How we relate to ourselves, others, and events is entirely dependent upon thought.