Tag: Psychology

Physical Effects of Stress on the Body

Physical Effects of Stress on the Body

The effects of stress on the body are more powerful than one might think. That tension and mental state typical of stress, if maintained for a long time, undermine our health and spin a web in which we remain trapped in our lives. The cumulative effects of chronic stress take hold of […]

What it is Dyslexia symptoms and how to recognize it

What it is Dyslexia symptoms and how to recognize it

Letters that get confused, difficulties in learning the alphabet, frequent errors in reading, even of a few sentences: these are just some of the obstacles that a child with dyslexia faces when he begins to learn those activities, which for his peers are more and more easy and automatic. But what is dyslexia, symptoms and […]

How to Meditate?

How to Meditate?

Meditation is a very powerful technique that allows you to align your body and mind and give you numerous beneficial effects, both psychic and physical. In this article we will focus on a particular type of meditation, namely Buddhist meditation. We will see what it is, how to practice and what are the positive […]

Why should we take the children to the psychologist?

Why should we take the children to the psychologist?

Some seem amazed to find that you can take children to a psychologist and, it is not taboo. Unfortunately, there is still an old conception that sees psychology linked to the medical field in particular to psychiatry in which the “pathological” is treated. But psychopathology is only a very small part of […]

When should I see a psychologist?

When should I see a psychologist?

Going to talk about your suffering or discomfort with someone (psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatrist) is a decision that is worked out little by little, since it is neither familiar nor natural. Often one waits for many months or even years and, when living with one’s problems has begun to significantly compromise different areas […]

Strategies to improve memory

Strategies to improve memory

When you feel stressed, stuck, or “mind bogged down” it is important to do a little reset. It is necessary to organize the thoughts settled in the working memory, eliminating those that are no longer needed, so as to have a fresher and more efficient brain. To return to having good performance in terms of […]

Hypochondria

Hypochondria

The essential characteristic of hypochondria is the worry related to the fear of having, or the belief of having, a serious illness. This is usually based on the misinterpretation of one or more physical signs or symptoms. One can speak of illness anxiety (or fear of illness ), of course, only if a thorough medical evaluation has […]

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a term widely used to indicate a complex of cognitive, behavioural and physiological reactions. It occur following the perception of a stimulus considered threatening and towards which we do not consider ourselves sufficiently capable of reacting. Anxiety itself, however, is not an abnormal phenomenon. It is a basic emotion, which […]

Panic attacks

Panic attacks

Panic attacks are episodes of sudden and intense fear or a rapid escalation of the anxiety normally present. They are accompanied by somatic and cognitive symptoms. For example palpitations, sudden sweating, tremor, feeling of choking, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, fear of dying or going crazy, chills or hot flashes. Those who have experienced panic attacks describe […]