Think Like a Shrink (Psychology Today) →
psychotherapy: Yes, you too can see through the defenses people hide behind. To guide you, just consult the handy primer below. Put together by psychiatrist Emanuel H. Rosen, it distills years of Freudian analytical training into a few simple principles that make sense of our psyches. Ideas and principles can be introduced directly without the jargon psychiatrists normally hide behind in...
My experience is whatever I agree to attend to.– William James The simplest and best way to put it, by one of the original founders of modern psychology. The things we choose to attend to in our minds - whether positive or negative - ultimately become how we create the story of our life. (via psychotherapy)
Deleted the network blog option on facebook
The best description I could offer of my family would be a large group of women, sitting, waiting for any activity online I might offer up in order to begin their frenzy of calling one another to analyze my life choices. For this reason, I have decided to no longer share my blog on facebook. My brain is a rich nest of useless theory, unrealistic daydreams and random thoughts. On any given day,...
I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an...– Edith Sitwell
It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future....– George Harrison
The Dark Legacy of Reaganomics →
It may be political heresy to say so, but a strong case could be made that the greatest American “job creator” over the past 80 years has been the federal government – or put differently, the government built the framework that private companies then used to create profits and jobs. This heretical view also would hold that it was Ronald Reagan’s deviation from this formula for success some 30...
There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a...– Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren (via think-progress) THISTHISTHISTHISTHISTHISTHISTHISTHIS (via downlo) If people would stop to realize this… The possibilities.
"Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a...
Futile and insensitive, I’m capable of violent and consuming impulses—both good...– Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet (via acorda) Everything interests me, but nothing holds me..
What exactly do you classify as cheating? Willfully participating or conspiring to participate in an act of intimacy with the foreknowledge that your partner would reasonably consider that act to be a breach of the mutually understood and agreed upon terms of the relationship.
Jamiroquai - “Deeper Underground” Somethin’s...
An academics hellish life:
“As a writer, I need an enormous amount of time alone. Writing is 90 percent procrastination: reading magazines, eating cereal out of the box, watching infomercials. It’s a matter of doing everything you can to avoid writing, until it is about four in the morning and you reach the point where you have to write. Having anybody watching that or attempting to share it with me would be...
If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.– Rita Mae Brown
Beware those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone.– Charles Bukowski (via heartmindspirit)
Jung Love: Sabina Spielrein, a forgotten pioneer... →
psychotherapy: A new film starring Keira Knightley documents the torrid and ultimately tragic life of Sabina Spielrein, patient, pupil, rumoured lover of Carl Jung, and one of the forgotten pioneers of psychoanalysis.
Therapist in-training avoiding therapy & my own...
Confusing, right? Welcome to my life. When you have a good counselor that you mesh well with, it’s a great thing. Unfortunately, if you’re still enjoying avoiding the inevitable,you post-pone their visits. Going to have to face the music sooner, or later.
Love is by definition an unmerited gift; being loved without meriting it is the...– Milan Kundera