Affective relations

The Psychological Benefits of Hugs

Whether you’re sad, happy, or even just to show affection, hugs are one of the best ways to show it. But did you know that hugging other people, or being hugged, actually has health benefits? We’re not just talking about your physical body,…

Opening your eyes before your mouth

Opening your eyes from the heart means understanding and discovering much more than by simply opening your mouth. Remember, the first step to connecting with someone is to listen to them and know how to observe. These two steps are…

The Problems of Unrequited Love

Loving someone who doesn’t love you back is like longing for snow in summertime, trying to sail a ship without sails, or waiting for a train at the airport. These are the problems of unrequited love. It is fruitless and…

5 Ways to Stop Expecting Too Much of Others

Expecting too much from other people instead of focusing on your own happiness can lead to disappointment. It isn’t wise to let yourself expect too much from others because you have no control over what they are or who they become. High…

Never Say This to Someone Suffering from Depression

Supporting someone suffering from depression can be difficult. Sometimes it’s tempting to distance yourself from that person rather than risk saying or doing something that could worsen the situation, but don’t do it. Your friend or relative who is living with…

Health Benefits of Physical Affection In Relationships

Physical affection is a way to show affection and strengthen relationships, awaken feelings, emotions and simple pleasures. Our skin contains countless receptors that relieve anxiety, increase feelings of happiness and reaffirm bonds. Here are some health benefits of simple gestures and…

Resentful People Never Forgive or Forget

Resentment is a negative feeling that can truly damage your mental health. This happens because resentful people are unable to forgive and forget about the injuries other people have caused them. Read more: 10 Thieves of Your Energy Whether it…

Your Siblings, the Best Friends You Never Chose

Friends are important people who are always by your side because, one way or another. Although we choose our friends, we don’t choose our siblings. Nonetheless, they can also be an important part of your life. Brothers and sisters can become…