Lots of people feel unrecognized and unappreciated. They experience themselves to a considerable degree through feelings of being unworthy and unloved. When such people spot a celebrity in the flesh, they have an emotional reaction that usually varies according to their … [Read more...] about Who Wants to Be a Celebrity?
“I don’t think I can ever let go of my regrets,” a new client sadly remarked. She was saying, indirectly, that she didn’t know how to live without her grief, sorrow, and self-recrimination. Regrets are precious to the dark side of our psyche. They’re used, as well, by our … [Read more...] about Say Goodbye to Your Regrets
I cringe at the childishness of modern psychology. In trying to solve our emotional problems, it offers us kindergarten-level information. If computer science were performing at this level, we’d all be using learning laptops for children. I found this article at the Psychology … [Read more...] about Defeating the Inner Bully
We struggle to understand the mind of mass killers. Their evil actions blast away at the moorings of civilization and blacken the soul of humanity. One of these acts of violence was investigated this month in The New Yorker magazine. The article, written by author and … [Read more...] about A Deadly Case of Inner Conflict
This topic is addressed as an exchange of e-mails between me and a visitor to this website. Reader’s comment: I have always been a studious person. Grades were important . . . I was also interested in learning and still am. However, now that I’m at university I’m avoiding … [Read more...] about Overcoming a Type of Resistance to Studying