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Glossary on Psychological and Spiritual Maturity

Psychology and spiritual life: understanding what is being talked about What is anxiety? Am I sad or depressed?  The doctor mentioned a bipolar disorder. What does that mean? Am I feeling anger, is it a symptom of an illness or just a bad temper?
To understand our psychological world, and the psychological world of others, the first thing is to know what we are talking about.

The present glossary of terms in psychology and spiritual life, seeks to help especially the non-experts to enter into these inseparable and fundamental dimensions to live happily. Many currents of psychology use the same words to refer to similar concepts, but the meanings do not always coincide. This resource is offered to better interpret the different arguments being discussed.   

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Amazing Psychology of Celibacy

Benefits and challenges of Christian celibacy  Reflections on the celibacy of priests, religious and lay people  Wenceslao VialOriginal article in Spanish: Palabra, 679, Octubre 2018, pp. 54-57 Is celibacy still necessary in the Catholic Church? «What are you going to find here...? It depends on what you are looking for», I read at the entrance of an ancient temple. How useful is this consideration, open to surprise and amazement, at the crossroads of life! Christian celibacy, as a renunciation of marriage for the love of God, is a lifestyle that does not cease to attract many.
As healthy as other options, celibacy is a source of serenity, balance and happiness. Abundant scientific articles demonstrate that it allows affective and relational maturity, provided that it is chosen and lived in a human way. That is to say, whoever enters this path knows what he is looking for, he should do it freely, coherently and persuaded that his project is worthwhile and makes sense. When embarking o…