Why your psychological life is an illusion

Realities

1. We are neuro-bio-chemical mechanisms. That means we are a  factory of hormones, of given neurochemical traits (optimism is 50% genetical), of various energy levels influenced by nutrition, sleep, sport, sexuality.

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Pain is inevitable, suffering is an option

How dark the future looks like when we find ourselves in the middle of a fate disaster, with the name of a He or She, or of somebody else who’s guilty of our . . . → Read More: Pain is inevitable, suffering is an option

What or who is a good psychologist?

I have many times come across misconceptions about psychologists.

Many of them are, yet, real. I confirm: many of psychologists are unfit for this profession. I say unfit to be gentle. In reality, . . . → Read More: What or who is a good psychologist?

The art of being a harmonious hypocrite

The purpose of this article is not to inform you whether or not you are a hypocrite, but to tell you what kind of hypocrite you are. If you belong to homo sapiens . . . → Read More: The art of being a harmonious hypocrite

Myths about you and about happiness

Misconception: You are a single unified person and your happiness comes from being content with your life.

Fact: You are made up of many “egos” and happiness comes from meeting the needs of . . . → Read More: Myths about you and about happiness

The right to be sad and furious

Unhappy? Single? Looking for love? Overweight? Broke? Self Help Inc. seems to soothe all your shortcomings. Seems!

Bookstore’s shelves groan under the  intellectual weight of hundreds of books about “how to help . . . → Read More: The right to be sad and furious

Pygmalion effect. Self fulfilling prophecies

The following fable illustrates the way various methods of pop psychology are selling unrealistic dreams of personal transformation. Although it may look cynical, it is better to be aware of your own capabilities . . . → Read More: Pygmalion effect. Self fulfilling prophecies