What is repeated enough takes hold First of all, we need to understand what we mean by the term “Patterns”. A pattern is, according to Wikipedia's definition: “… that series of constant variables, identifiable within a larger set of data. These elements repeat in a predictable way.
Currently ework has become central for the majority of the population. Taking into account the socioeconomic situation and the demands of the system, work implies a strong imperative within the productivity circuits. This necessity contrasts in turn with the difficulties faced by many to achieve it.
What do we call “Multitasking”? And, what consequences does it have for mental and emotional he alth? Multi-task is an Anglo-Saxon term that could be translated as multi-task or multiple tasks. It implies the possibility, accentuated by technological devices, of carrying out several tasks at the same time.
Why is it so common and, at the same time, so important to talk about the fear of choosing? We live surrounded by the need for choice and decision-making . These moments, which are presented to us daily, can be a source of anguish for many people, even when faced with insignificant choices or decisions.
What do we mean by affective responsibility? It is a term that is widely used today to refer to the responsibility necessary to establish he althy relationships. Refers to becoming aware of what we can generate emotionally in other people, paying attention to what we say, how we say it, and how honest we are when initiating and maintaining affective or sexual-affective relationships with others.
Disgust is a basic emotion that has not received much attention but has considerable influence on mental he alth. Disgust is an emotion that evolutionarily has allowed us to protect ourselves from eating or being near potentially harmful stimuli.
The fear of confrontation implies the repeated avoidance of conflict in the bond with others. People who experience it try by all possible means to resolve, calm down or avoid situations that could trigger fights or discussions, trying to minimize or annul the conflict In the background of this fear there is a multiplicity of possible causes and ways of approaching it.
Why can groups be so therapeutic in mental and emotional he alth treatments? It is known that in the treatment of certain problems such as addictions or eating disorders, support networks play a fundamental role, but this is also the case even when there is no specific pathology.
The discussion between the participation of the hereditary vs. The influences of the environment have been present for a long time in the field of he alth. Regarding Mental He alth, research over the years aimed to discern or record the impact of each one.
As we have discussed in many previous articles giving space to the body and the emotions that inhabit it is an extremely important aspect when addressing issues of mental and emotional he alth. The body is often forced to "work"
Many young people who have finished their secondary cycle, are faced with an unknown as to what their future may be. They have to choose a university career to obtain a degree that will enable them to practice a profession, or learn a trade efficiently enough to participate in their work in a very competitive environment.
Professional identity requires a personal commitment Personality characteristics are also part of professional identity, therefore it is necessary to know oneself better to correctly choose a profession. To be able to study a career or trade that is in accordance with the vocation, in addition to adequately informing themselves about the possibilities offered by the context in which they live and considering their interests, abilities, specific aptitudes, both intellect
The symbols of dreams are the same for all humanity and come from Linguistics, Folklore, Mythology and Ritual. But for the dreamer they can have different unconscious meanings. T. Reik informed us in 1920 that an example of this order is the symbol of the cape.
Obesity is the consequence of an addiction, food addiction. Of all addictions this is the most difficult to overcome, because you can quit smoking, alcohol or drugs, but what you can't do is stop eating. Like all addictions, it is not curable either, but it can be controlled by learning to eat well.
We know the adolescent stage for being a period in which one enters a crisis. Already from puberty, hormonal changes start the journey towards a new instance from every point of view. Crises represent a turning point, they are stages of rupture, where something of the continuity that in one way or another passed until that moment, suddenly finds transformations that require new acknowledgments and adaptation.
The Dance is a work by Irene Némirovsky that was published in France in 1930. It narrates the conflictive relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter , within a rich family, desperately seeking social recognition. The psychological aspects of the bonds are portrayed in a sublime manner, and are alsobased on autobiographical aspects of Irene Némirovsky's relationship with her own mother.
Adolescence adolescence is a process of crisis and challenge par excellence where questioning all the imposed rules by parental and social authority. The cases in which the parents or the context close to the adolescent are practitioners with a certain degree of orthodoxy of some religion represent in many cases for the young person a great danger.
Symbolically the space where we live represents at some point our own identity. Frequently, being part of a family makes it difficult to build your own space,that somehow expresses our likes and interests. It is very typical to do it during the process teenager:
Among the many traits and behaviors that tend to be exacerbated in situations of confinement such as the one we are currently experiencing, alcohol consumption is undoubtedly one of the most frequent. We say, consumption or increased consumption in this particular circumstance.
The adolescent process is not easy. Initially, a previous stage is established and with specific characteristics called Puberty , where the body changes mostly arise and it is a stage of great discomfort for the The children who from here begin to stop being children.
Social media addiction is a big problem today. Technological advances give us opportunities, but they always have a downside. The one that dominates us or through which the complexes and miseries of the human being are filtered. Addiction to social networks has a direct relationship with image dependency .
We have already mentioned the issue of addictions , and we have referred to the concept of Drug addiction as one that emphasizes the Toxic as a focus of interest. We know that addiction is a term that implies a compulsive and repetitive behavior, which can refer to much broader areas than substance use:
The term Addiction; as opposed to Drug addiction,in which the focus is on the toxic; places the weight on the behavior, regardless of the object. The addiction is a broader term that covers much more than the dependence on toxic substances and allows us deepen and investigate the psychic background of the subjectwho gets caught up in this type of consumption Joyce McDougall was in favor of the use of this last term, emphasizing this character when approaching fr
Donald Winnicott, in Deprivation and Delinquency , describes the psychic process that children with go through disruptive behaviors. From the psychoanalytic view , many of these frames are configured as base ofaddictive behaviors.
One of the events that has had and still has the most manifestation during this quarantine is separation, in the sphere of a couple. Separation, at this time, is very difficult to cope with, because the support network that usually functions as support after the breakup (leisure activities, meetings and outings with friends), is just restricted.
How are insecurity and low self-esteem related? and why is it a topic always current and necessary to address? If we focus on the simple relationships between these terms love (esteem) is what enables construction, the link to life, trust and security.
A codependent person is someone who exhibits excessive and inappropriate concern for problems of other/s. Thus, their existence is tied to the vicissitudes of that other, devoting themselves to solving or lessen their problems, leaving on side their self-interestsand needs.
The fear of being alone , according to Erich Fromm, is an effect of the notion of Separatity that reaches the Human Being. According to this author, his deepest need is to overcome his separateness, the idea that he is an individual separated from the rest.
Meditation is a practice with many different variants that has been used since ancient times, especially in Eastern culture. The practice of prayer in Western culture could be considered analogous. Consists, in general terms, of withdrawing attention from certain stimuli and thoughts that cause us tension to concentrate it, either on breathing, or on the repetition of phrases or words as a mantra, or being guided to through views.
For Erich Fromm, love , more than an object is a faculty . Faculty that we must know and develop. The author, in his book,The Art of Loving, explores the concepts that we handle socially regarding love. We all seek love , to a greater or lesser extent, even if it is not consciously recognized .
The association between excessive use of technology and anxiety is already well known. The speed and parallelism of the world presented to us by technological artifacts , collaborate with anxiogenic development. This can manifest itself in many different ways;
Anxiety is one of the most frequent pictures of our time. It implies, in short, an impulse to go faster than life. This implies always anticipating what will happen, both negative and positive. Anxiety pushes us to think of panoramas and outcomes that we do not know, to speed up the rhythms and processes, and many times to force them.
In the previous article we have developed about the reason for the frequency, at present, of symptoms of anxiety and stress. Here we will try to score in general, how to recognize these symptoms , and what decisions should be made in these cases.
Stress and Anxiety are two terms widely used today but they represent different pictures. Both, however, often feedback,and the presence of one triggering the other and vice versa. The Stress , from the psychological point of view, has to do with a response of a certain tension or effort in the face of change .
The emotions are psychophysiological responses that manifest themselves in the face of certain stimuli , that can be endogenous or exogenous. The body manifests certain effects and triggers, in turn, certain associated behaviors. Beyond knowing emotions by name, we are taught little as children to recognize them in ourselves and in others.
The DIY (Do It Yourself), is nothing more than the usual “Do it yourself”. Currently, with the massiveness of video platforms and social media, it has become a way of life for many. Today, just by searching the internet, one can find tutorials to do just about anything.
Sometimes, it is very difficult to practice conventional therapy. Whether due to the type of disorder or the type of patient, we often resort to other ways of reaching the person, both for the application of the treatment and to reach adiagnosis clear.
Many of us feel that the day does not spread. The list of objectives for the day never ends and they accumulate with those of the following days. With which, we feel a frustration regarding our time management. Indeed, we are doing something wrong.
When we stop to think about the way we function, we are most likely surprised by the need to have most aspects of our lives under control. Thus, when something does not turn out as we want or expect, a wave of frustration and disappointment invades us.
We return to talk about a topic that we are passionate about and that is a reflection of life itself, it is about Psychology applied to sports and that could well be a good field of research for applied psychology in daily life. Today we are going to talk about a term coined at the beginning of psychology, these terms are still very much in vogue and belong to the so-called behavioral psychology, positive and negative reinforcements.