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Fascinated? Compelled? Think Archetype . . .

In the premiere episode of the new Netflix series Love (starring Gillian Jacobs), a radio psychologist uses the word 'archetype' and the caller then asks him what an archetype is. He stammers and replies "well, I don't really have the exact definition, but I do know what it means obviously because I...
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Next Time You Brush Your Teeth Try This

When is the last time you recalled what it felt like to brush your teeth? Did you pay attention to what was happening? Brushing your teeth is an action that we do (or should do) every day, yet it has become so habitual that we don’t remember what it feels like or what we are paying attention to whil...
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When Virtual Reality Becomes More Than A Game

New breakthroughs in computer technology can generally be attributed to two industries: pornography and gaming. While there is nothing to be reported in the former area here, the virtual world of games is definitely evolving rapidly. The question really is in which direction is it going? The O’Reil...
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How To Build True Confidence

What does it mean to have confidence? Or to build confidence? In the world of self-help, or even in the world in general, it seems that having or building confidence is a big issue and is often misunderstood. The typical belief is that we must build confidence in order to feel good about ourselves ...
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The Habit Of Being Content

This is something I feel is very important for each of us and I'm going to get a bit personal about it because I have seen what it can do to lives, including my own at times. My long-time girlfriend and I recently mutually ended a relationship that we experienced together for five years. During tha...
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Why It’s Important To Understand Your Dark Side

When you were little, were you afraid of the dark? Most of us were. And I doubt we ever thought to question this fear. We were almost naturally taught to be afraid of the dark, because the dark is full of unknown things that might hurt us. But what usually happened when you turned the light on? You...
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Has Spirituality Become Another Ego Identity?

Spirituality in the West has been severely distorted; being a marketplace of trinkets, self-help gurus, healers, a huge variety of spiritual practices, substances and so on. Somehow this culture has taken something very pure and simple and turned it in to something commercial, something competitive...
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How To Respond To Negative People Without Being Negative

First off, I don’t want to get too caught up in this polarity of negative and positive. Just because we may not agree with what someone says sometimes doesn’t make them negative. It’s the same with information, simply because information may show that something going on is wrong, also doesn’t mean i...