Category Archives: Psychology

Desire, Yearning & Craving

Anyone care to say what the following words have in common: Desire, yearning and craving. Think of an answer before you continue. This will help you engage the material to follow. Next, ask yourself: Do cravings usually begin first, followed … Continue reading

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Nightmare Alley (Film Review)

“You don’t fool people. They fool themselves.” – Dr. Lilith Ritter As far as movies go, Nightmare Alley (2021) was a smashing hit! The story begins with Stan (Bradley Cooper) placing a dead body into the floor boards of an … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Halloween Sweet

“How and what we say are sometimes diametrically opposed, and on occasion even diabolically enclosed, so be careful of that which resides out of sight, or your moonlight fears may grow teeth and bite.” – Philosopher Muse What does the … Continue reading

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Making Memories Meaningful

“We can’t change the past, but we can change what it means.” Remembering your most adorable childhood memories can be an awesome way to alter your emotional state. It can also tell you something about your personal flair and core … Continue reading

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Sever the Chains of Vice

“The wicked only rule because of the cowardice of those who allow themselves to be ruled by them… Yet death would be better for us than to go on living lives contrary to the [natural] laws of the Universe.” – … Continue reading

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Dignity Remains Steadfast

“People hate you because you proved that dignity is meaningless.” “No one needs to prove it. Everyone knows already. They just pretend not to.” – Dr. Hannibal Lecter From the mouth of a sophisticated and esteemed psychiatrist, such a ludicrous … Continue reading

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Navigate Emotional Flow

“Just as the river where I step is not the same, and is, so I am as I am not.” – Heraclitus As explorers of the mind we travel through all sorts of conscious and unconscious phenomena. Along the way … Continue reading

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Expand your Horizons

“The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing … Continue reading

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Constantly Adapt to Change

“You cannot step twice into the same river; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you.” – Heraclitus One is bound to receive many bumps & bruises while moving through the rapids of shallow thinking. We all know this … Continue reading

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Unforeseen Circumstances

While walking on the side of Kenmount Road last Thursday afternoon a passenger in a passing car threw a cup of warm coffee out the window which hit me in the leg. Whether the person was aiming for me or … Continue reading

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