HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT DEATH?

Hablar de la muerte con niños y niñas

  Death is an inevitable part of life and, despite medical and scientific advancements that have prolonged our lives, it remains a delicate and often avoided topic in our society. For an adult, understanding and accepting death can be a challenging task, but for a child, this task can seem even more complicated.  However, talking […]

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH

La salud mental

  Mental health in childhood and adolescence is an increasingly relevant topic in our contemporary society. According to data from the Multidisciplinary Task Force on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, approximately 1 in 7 children faces some form of mental health issue. In recent years, cases of anxiety, depression, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) […]

WHAT IS PHUBBING?

El phubbing

  To talk about phubbing, we must first put ourselves in context. We face familiar and modern challenges in the changing world of human relationships. With the evolution of new technological forms, we update certain relationship problems and adopt new vocabulary such as ghosting or cloaking. Despite the apparent ease of staying connected in this […]

DO YOU KNOW THE KARPMAN DRAMA TRIANGLE?

¿Conoces el Triángulo Dramático de Karpman?

  Imagine you are planning a trip to the mountains with some friends and you decide to share the news with your partner. However, instead of being enthusiastic, this person would prefer to avoid the proposal and express dissatisfaction at being left alone. Even though you want to enjoy a few days with your group […]

DO YOU KNOW HOW POWERFUL MUSIC IS?

Do you know how powerful music is?

  From the percussion of our mother’s rhythmic heartbeat, music seeps into our lives from the beginning of our existence and is ever-present. It is a constant companion, from the first notes in the womb to the end of our days. Music, in essence, becomes the soundtrack of our lives, taking center stage in many […]

DOES WILLPOWER EXIST OR IS IT AN ILLUSION?

La fuerza de voluntad

  The concept of “willpower” has been a deeply rooted belief in society. They have taught us that we can overcome obstacles, change habits, and achieve our goals with enough determination and self-control. And above all, it has been drilled into our bones that if we don’t achieve something it is our fault for not […]

MENTAL HEALTH: A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT

La salud mental: un derecho humano universal

  Mental health is an essential component of our well-being. Each year, World Mental Health Day allows us to reflect on its importance and give a wake-up call to society for greater global awareness and support. This October 10, to address this crucial issue, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization […]

DO YOU KNOW THE INFLUENCE OF ANCHORING BIAS?

El sesgo de anclaje

  In the wide world of human psychology and decision-making, a curious phenomenon arises that leads us to question the objectivity of our choices: anchoring bias. This concept reveals how a seemingly insignificant number can significantly influence how we evaluate options, judge values and make decisions.  WHAT IS THE ANCHORING BIAS? It is a cognitive […]

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS?

Las distorsiones cognitivas

  Our mind is a powerful tool to understand and make sense of the world. However, it sometimes leads us down the wrong path. Our thoughts and perceptions can become distorted, significantly impacting our emotions and overall well-being. Likewise, our thoughts can also influence the intensity and duration of everything we feel. Therefore, it is […]

AVOIDING HYPERCONNECTIVITY WITH THE RAND FORMULA

La hiperconectividad

  Since the rapid evolution of the Internet and digital devices in recent decades, as a society, we have experienced a significant increase in hyperconnectivity and technological dependence. That’s why in recent years we have found ourselves in such need of finding more balance in digital life and fostering a healthier connection with the environment […]