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Narcissus and The Repairman

“the narcissist: he treats objects as props for his fragile ego and has an uncertain grasp of them as having a reality of their own. The clearest contrast to the narcissist that I can think of is the repairman, who must subordinate himself to the broken washing machine, listen to it with patience, notice its … Continue reading Narcissus and The Repairman

The Life in Everything

I had an insight into consciousness recently. I was sitting down thinking about an experience I had on LSD where I lost my sense of self. In that state, my awareness expanded to envelop everything. Since then sometimes when I stare into a mirror I can expand my awareness achieving a feeling of detachment from … Continue reading The Life in Everything

Why You Fight With Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend: An Exploration Of Imago Relationship Therapy

I recently came across the idea of Imago Therapy. It’s a relational counseling process for couples to use their conflicts for healing and development. Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt created the technique. Harville stumbled upon it as a therapist and professor when contemplating the question “why do men and women have so much trouble being … Continue reading Why You Fight With Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend: An Exploration Of Imago Relationship Therapy

Are Tarot Cards Real?

I was walking on the beach with my girlfriend recently and we serendipitously came across a guy doing tarot card readings. We decided to sit down to peer into our future and the results were quite spooky (Hatchum’s definition of spooky: a combination of weird and surreal).  My girlfriend went first. She asked him “what … Continue reading Are Tarot Cards Real?

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Tao of Seneca

On saving time  The most disgraceful kind of loss, however, is that due to carelessness. Furthermore, if you will pay close heed to the problem, you will find that the largest portion of our life passes while we are doing ill, a goodly share while we are doing nothing, and the whole while we are … Continue reading Tao of Seneca

Siddhartha

It had to be found, the pristine source in one’s own self, it had to be possessed! Everything else was searching, was a detour, was getting lost. Thus were Siddhartha’s thoughts, this was his thirst, this was his suffering. “What is meditation? What is leaving one’s body? What is fasting? What is holding one’s breath? … Continue reading Siddhartha

Siddhartha

It had to be found, the pristine source in one’s own self, it had to be possessed! Everything else was searching, was a detour, was getting lost. Thus were Siddhartha’s thoughts, this was his thirst, this was his suffering. “What is meditation? What is leaving one’s body? What is fasting? What is holding one’s breath? … Continue reading Siddhartha

As A Man Thinketh

Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills:– He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking-glass A man is literally what he thinks, … Continue reading As A Man Thinketh

As A Man Thinketh

Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills:– He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking-glass A man is literally what he thinks, … Continue reading As A Man Thinketh