Why is change so hard?

Many of us are very uncomfortable with change, and even when we are ready and want to, we find that it is very hard to do or stick with it. Our brains, as well as our bodies, get stuck in patterns that are very hard to break. Additionally, for many of us, change is a…

Distorsiones cognitivas.

Hace algunas semanas escribí sobre los pensamientos negativo y la increíble capacidad de nuestros cerebros de hablarnos en términos, aunque dañinos, cómodos o familiares. También les pedí cautela y no creer todo lo que su cerebro le dice. Lo que pasa es que tenemos una preferencia negativa inherente. Sí, resulta que por naturaleza pensamos más…

Cognitive Distortions

A few weeks ago I wrote about the world of negative thinking, the amazing ability of our brain to speak to us in terms that are, albeit damaging, comfortable and well known. However, I cautioned you not to believe everything your brain says…you see, we have a built-in negativity bias. Yes, we have a natural…

ENFJ, Blue, 2, but so much more…How about you?

As I was reading this month’s issue of the magazine Psychology Today, I came across a very interesting article on personality tests. It is very possible that personality tests are one of the most popular topics in psychology.  There is something powerful about being ‘described’, by a list of characteristics and traits, it is so…

ENFJ, 2, Azul…y mucho más. ¿Y usted que arrojaría su test de personalidad?

Mientras leía la publicación de la revista Psychology Today, encontré un articulo muy interesante sobre los test de personalidad, que a propósito, al menos en el mundo anglófono es probablemente uno de los tópicos psicológicos más populares. No hay mucho que sea mas fascinante que verse ‘descrito’ por una lista de características y rasgos tan…

The power to be you

One of the things I love the most about psychology is its scope of application. On the one hand, it studies and treats the maladaptive and pathological side of our experiences as human beings and on the other hand, it concerns itself with our potential to grow and our mental health in a positive way….