Category Archives: Psychology

Face Fear in the Dark

“But there is no reason to live and no limit to our miseries if we let our fears predominate.” —SENECA, MORAL LETTERS, 13.12b Eventually my fear of the dark took a back seat; hardly to raise its head except for … Continue reading

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O Darken Mirror on the Wall

“O darken mirror on the wall, who is the most deceitful of them all: a black smoke rose up from Nietzsche’s coffin; an odour that lingers upon the earth abroad. All who breathe it are disillusioned, and claim to be … Continue reading

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Teach in order to learn

One of the best ways to learn about something is to approach it in view to sharing it with others. This additional layer of mental activity can help us process information all the more. Just think of an occasion when … Continue reading

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Enable noble desires to surface

We could say that every human desire – no matter how narcissistic or indulging – has some trace of goodness to it; some small intent to attain what is beneficial. This would imply that there are desires more advantageous than … Continue reading

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Dealing with Reactivity

For the scope of this article let’s define ‘reactivity’ in part as a failure to rationally respond to a situation; instead, the subject instinctively reacts or behaves inadequately. Regardless of his better judgement he is compelled to act in accordance … Continue reading

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Dialectics – Finding Peace b/w the Extremes

In hindsight it is easy to locate the absurdities that were once acceptable & common practice, so how might we pinpoint what is fallacious in our present age? There is probably no end to the theoretical approaches to dealing with … Continue reading

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Synchronicity – The Kiss of Life

“Contrary to the kiss of death, which implies failure and doom, synchronicity is the kiss of life, for it is the mark of a fortuitous moment that pervades the soul with a sense of interconnected belonging and cosmic purpose.” Synchronicity … Continue reading

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Seek First to Understand – Empathic Listening

Below are 10 suggestions to becoming an empathic listener. Please share your thoughts on the validity of these statements and/or tell us why cultivating the habit of seeking first to understand requires so much effort to master. 1. Practice saying … Continue reading

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Creating Pathways of Peace

If put into action, the following biblical suggestions may help to reduce the psychological plaque to well-being. Such counsel is by no means a panacea fix for all individuals. Nevertheless it possesses a spirit or a certain kind of poise … Continue reading

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Six pillars to a good night’s rest.

We all love to wake up fully restored from a solid night of rest. Unfortunately this is not a reality for many of us. Here are a few tips that I’ve picked up along the way to help improve my … Continue reading

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