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Psychology

Our collection of articles on the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, from a Catholic perspective.

The quick guide to forming better habits

During Lent, we've probably become painfully aware of our bad habits -- but we can be full of hope!

If you’re stubborn and you know it … try these 6 steps!

A healthy dose of humility can help us be open to other people's ideas

3 Questions that can help you recover emotional balance

It's more simple than we often realize to get in touch with what's really going on.

How to overcome trauma

Many of us have experienced some kind of traumatic event in the past, and we can take steps to heal.

Which kind of intelligence is your strength?

There's more than one way to be "smart."

What the self-help industry gets wrong

“Think positive, visualize it and it will happen, because everything depends on your attitude …” No, it doesn’t.

Why bottling up your emotions is bad for your health

If they don't find a healthy resolution, they'll make you suffer for it.

Science shows daily hugs can heal moodiness

Being hugged at some point in the day prevents our good mood from completely disappearing.

The art (and science) of true happiness

Everyone wants to be happy, but it helps to know what that really means.

How can you live happily today if painful memories hold you back?

For emotional healing there are ways of looking at what happened.

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