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Basic principles[edit] The notion of Logotherapy was created with the Greek word logos ("meaning"). Frankl’s concept is based on the premise that the primary motivational force of an individual is to find a meaning in life. The following list of tenets represents basic principles of logotherapy: Life has meaning under all circumstances, even the most miserable ones.Our main motivation for living is our will to find meaning in life.We have freedom to find meaning in what we do, and what we experience, or at least in the stand we take when faced with a situation of unchangeable suffering.[4] The human spirit is referred to in several of the assumptions of logotherapy, but the use of the term spirit is not "spiritual" or "religious". Discovering meaning[edit] "Once, an elderly general practitioner consulted me because of his severe depression. Philosophical basis of logotherapy[edit] Logotherapeutic views and treatment[edit] Overcoming anxiety[edit] Treatment of neurosis[edit] Depression[edit]

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Jean Gebser Jean Gebser (German: [ˈɡeːpsɐ]; August 20, 1905 – May 14, 1973) was a philosopher, a linguist, and a poet, who described the structures of human consciousness. Biography[edit] Born Hans Gebser in Posen in Imperial Germany (now Poland), he left Germany in 1929, living for a time in Italy and then in France. He then moved to Spain, mastered the Spanish language in a few months and entered the Spanish Civil Service where he rose to become a senior official in the Spanish Ministry of Education. When the Spanish Civil War began, he moved to Paris.

Our strength lies in our vulnerability; there's nothing wrong with that Before I was diagnosed with depression back in 2010, I always suppressed my emotions from the world. I was "taught" to do this growing up as a young black man in an urban, impoverished neighborhood. Phrases such as, "Boys don't cry," "Suck it up!" or "Be a man!" would echo in my mind during moments of sadness, so I never shared my true emotions with anyone. I thought it would make me appear weak in the eyes of others. Analysis of Evangelion Characters According to the Sephiroth Tree of Life Introduction It is my strong belief that Neon Genesis Evangelion is strongly influenced by the Kabbalah and the Sephiroth Tree of Life. Much has been written about the Kabbalistic symbolism in Evangelion, but I have found that Director Anno's messages run deeper than that. In fact, a closer analysis of the stages in the Tree of Life indicates that each main character in Evangelion parallels a single sephira.

Poisonous pedagogy Poisonous pedagogy, also called black pedagogy (from the original German name Schwarze Pädagogik), is a psychological and sociological term describing a subset of traditional child-raising methods which modern sociologists and psychologists describe as repressive and harmful. It includes behaviors and communication that theorists consider to be manipulative or violent, such as corporal punishment.[1] Origin and definitions[edit] "Poisonous pedagogy" is described by these theorists as what happens when a parent (or teacher, nurse, or other caregiver) believes that a young child's behavior demonstrates that the child is infected with the "seeds of evil", and therefore attempts to weed out the evil, either by emotional manipulation or by brute force. Simple examples include the beating of children as punishment for lying, or mothers who refuse to feed their newborn until a set time, in order to "teach him patience, which will be useful for him in later life".

wiki : PraxisEvents/QabalahQuestionsAndAnswers Questions & Answers These are the questions and answers from the live Praxis Event on Saturday 6th January 2007. Drawing the Tree R. D. Laing Ronald David Laing (7 October 1927 – 23 August 1989), usually cited as R. D. Laing, was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness – in particular, the experience of psychosis. Laing's views on the causes and treatment of serious mental dysfunction, greatly influenced by existential philosophy, ran counter to the psychiatric orthodoxy of the day by taking the expressed feelings of the individual patient or client as valid descriptions of lived experience rather than simply as symptoms of some separate or underlying disorder.

Psychrocosm chapter 1 The body is in the mind, not the mind in the body.This is the first premise of a new model of existence which unites inner and outer, spirit and matter,microcosm and macrocosm. The principle is simple, but it's not comprehensible unless you turn the world inside-out ~ or at least the current dominant belief-system about the nature of the world.........As we shall see graphically in the following chapters, the complete human constitution is made up of a nested hierarchy of forms, of which the first, largest, and most substantial is Spirit. Contained within Spirit is the soul, the true identity and meaning of the word psyche.

777WFN6_2SpiritE In this part of the thesis, I will endeavor to show how when the consciousness of Humanity had evolved enough, the Ancient Wisdom, which was encoded Archetypally in both The Tarot and the Kabbalistic Tree of Life would be united. The key to this is hidden in the Tree of Life. Jesus said to the Pharisees that although they held the keys, they had neither entered nor permitted others to enter. The keys Jesus were referring to were the keys to the mysteries. I can remember when I first started investigating The Mysteries; the question that arose was why the secrecy, surely God wants us to know how to spiritually evolve.

Neo-Freudianism The Neo-Freudian psychiatrists and psychologists were a group of loosely linked American theorists of the mid-twentieth century, who were all influenced by Sigmund Freud, but who extended his theories, often in social or cultural directions. They have been defined as 'American writers who attempted to restate Freudian theory in sociological terms and to eliminate its connections with biology'.[1] Dissidents and post-Freudians[edit] Bach, Chakras, Tarot: Toccata in F LINKS and footnotes page Notice how neatly the first 7 tarot cards, which represent the lower soul level, match the sections of the toccata's lower level. The two canons (imitation or double-helix snake themes) each start over half-way through, making 4 versions of the theme. These 4 themes match and symbolize the 2 mated pairs of imperial rulers: Emperor and Pope (first canon) and Empress and Priestess (second canon).

The Culture of Narcissism The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations is a 1979 book by the cultural historian Christopher Lasch, in which he explores the roots and ramifications of the normalizing of pathological narcissism in 20th century American culture using psychological, cultural, artistic and historical synthesis.[1] For the mass market edition published in September of the same year,[1] Lasch won the 1980 U.S. National Book Award in the category Current Interest (paperback).[2][a]