Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Notion of Self-Actualization

Today I wish to speak my mind on two theories on self-actualization that I`ve come across; what I believe they mean, where the notion comes from, and the theories in psychology that speak to them.   The first that comes to mind of course is Abraham … Continue reading

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Make The Change

It occured to me one day that I had to make a change in my life.  My mother, the most important person in my life, the one who gave me life, had suddenly been forced to leave this world.  She … Continue reading

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Quote :

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom”. — Anaïs Nin —

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My Early Life and Times

 I came into the world less than twelve months after my sister was born. That is to say, my mother had less than three months to recover before I began to take space in her battered womb.  I think I … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

In December 2008, I was involved in a car accident that left me with a double fracture in the C-2 vertebra in my neck. In order for the fracture to heal, my head and neck had to be immobilized in … Continue reading

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On the Inside Looking Out – An Introvert`s Perspective

I am an introvert, and frankly, am quite happy to be that way. Western society however, tends not to value the inward looking personality of the introvert. It rather favours the out-going, fast-talking, people loving, outward looking and loud personalities. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Great Loss

In order to understand the Gift of Great Loss, you have to first appreciate the greatness of the loss. As soon as I was able to wrap my child`s mind around the concept of death, I realized with cold panic … Continue reading

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My Empty Garden

After a long and restless sleep, I was awakened by the sweetest sound of a little bird gently calling me to my window. Opening my eyes I followed the sound, and as I looked out, to my dismay, I saw … Continue reading

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Listen To Me

Listen to me, I wish to speak My mind; let lightening streak As thunder echoes ancient ills A rebel yell beneath the still Ltn — 10/2011

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