The lie of Reiki as complementary therapy

Reiki is a practice of oriental origin based on the idea that through our bodies flow a supposed ‘energy or vital force’, the qui or ki in Japanese, and that when this energy is blocked appear physical and mental illnesses and diseases and / or emotional The solution is for…

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Pandemic of suicides in Spain

Ten people take their lives in Spain every day (one every two and a half hours); an attempt occurs every seven and a half minutes; Eighty percent of those who announce their intention to kill themselves get it; it is the first cause of death due to external factors (1.8…

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Have Buddhist monks really ceased to fear death?

The fear of death presents us with the human side of Buddhist monks. For the majority, knowing ourselves mortal is frightening. But Buddhism has proven to offer, in life, something more transcendent and at the same time, conciliatory: change. Something central to this philosophy of the East is that everything…

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How stress affects our health

Everyone at some point in our lives is exposed to stress. Sometimes we can suffer it occasionally, and in others, it can become a faithful companion. But it is important to be able to identify it, since stress is the cause of many medical conditions that we are not even…

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How stress affects our health

Everyone at some point in our lives is exposed to stress. Sometimes we can suffer it occasionally, and in others, it can become a faithful companion. But it is important to be able to identify it, since stress is the cause of many medical conditions that we are not even…

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You have to let the kids get dirty, says science | Naxio

Being in contact with dirt and microbes helps them develop their immune system. Anyone who has a boy nearby knows it: they get dirty faster than white pants. Both at school and during vacations, high season of squares and courtyards. But do not despair, according to Canadian microbiologist B. Brett…

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How do people react when you tell them they are beautiful?

Mehmet Genç is a Turkish travel photographer who uses the nickname of Rotasiz Seyyah (which translates as “nomadic without a route”). His images are impressive, but he has a particular project that really makes us smile. He calls it “You Are So Beautiful” and the idea is simple, Genç tells…

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Why are we afraid to be alone?

People avoid being alone and try to occupy their free time distracting to escape from loneliness. But is not spending time without company something to flee at all costs? The psychiatrist Izumiya Kanji reflects on this topic from his experience as a therapist.

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Congratulations: science confirms that nobody is normal

A new study published in the journal Trends in Cognitive Science debunks the myth of normalcy: uniformity in our brains is a totally abnormal condition. During these 3.5 billion years in which we have been giving war, variation and change is the most common feature in both creatures and habitats.…

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Why is it harder to make friends after 30?

When talking about friendship, the image of our best friend or that of two people, one on top of the other in the form of a “caballito”, laughing in front of the camera, probably arises in our minds. They are, perhaps, images of young people and that evoke the taste…

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Adolescent self-harm, the trend that worries specialists

Armed with the blade of a pencil sharpener and with herself as the only victim. A 14-year-old girl who cuts her body, many times without her parents finding out, is the profile of the adolescent who produces “non-suicidal self-harm”. This phenomenon, which in practice are superficial cuts in arms and…

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