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Respect the master beams of your life

Last week I spoke with a friend who works in a construction company. Interestingly, due to some personal technical questions, the subject of girders came up and gave me pause. I explain. He lectured me that if we were thinking of doing a home modification, we should respect these beams. For those who are not ...

The little things that matter

If we think about it calmly, in most cases it is not great difficulties or major disasters or crises that undermine our capacities and our relationships. They are the little things that, neglected in time, bring out the worst that we carry inside and cause our relationships to fail. I put as an example, the ...

Kidnapped by stress

We have gotten used to stress. We have become so used to it that we have even developed a certain Stockholm syndrome, that is, many of us have a complicity relationship and a strong emotional bond with our captor. We know that stress increases the risk of cerebral ischemia: an obstruction of the blood flow ...

The power of empathy

It seems easier to empathize with someone who is harassed, assaulted, or fired, than with the person on the other side. What happens if we empathize with the bully, with whom he fires, or with whom he yells at us and disrespects us? It is much more difficult. Can or should you empathize with "the bad guys"? The…