Black Friday. "Loss aversion bias."

Black Friday. "Loss aversion bias."

Shopping deactivates the rational brain. As you know, stress manifests itself in involuntary physical symptoms, but mostly in mental blockage. Alertness puts us into an irrational mode of response to our environment. Black Friday marketing is based on two...
I'm laughing! Laughing is reuniting.

I'm laughing! Laughing is reuniting.

In this photo from 2010, I am giving the training "Stop, think and act. If you want to move forward, learn to stop". I was teaching how to create a serenity pause to manage everyday moments of stress. On the whiteboard, you can see that I have already explained the role of cortisol in the...
Self-pity? for what?

Self-pity? for what?

We believe that motivation lies in criticizing ourselves harshly, otherwise we will be self-indulgent and lazy. But self-criticism activates the stress response. It's an attack, so we release cortisol to prepare for flight or fight. And if we criticize ourselves...
Equilibrium is unstable. By definition.

Equilibrium is unstable. By definition.

Equilibrium is unstable. By definition. 1.- "A state of immobility of a body subjected to two or more forces of the same intensity acting in opposite directions, which counteract or cancel each other out". When we reach a point of equilibrium, we are still subjected to...