In all cultures there is a recognition of the healing power of nature — a natural source of healing for the disabled and the well, alike.
Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life, Page 49
Looking at life through the prism of psychology, philosophy, mental health and more. Originally created by counsellor, psychotherapist and philosopher Dr Greg Mulhauser, this blog is now the work of an international team of contributors.
For all the talk of ‘boundaries’ in therapy, clients often miss the nuances that make boundaries an essential element of healthy living.
Therapists rub their professional shoulders against a plethora of other helpers and caregivers. Often in session I feel like a professional organizer as well as a therapist.
What can automotive designers teach us about managing everyday information overload?
All too many people continue to stay with a character disturbed partner because they themselves have character issues that are dysfunctional. Here is an example of a woman who justifies her staying with her boyfriend by finding excuses for his cheating and manipulation — maybe it’s “just midlife crisis.”
The health of a society can often be seen in its treatment of women. With the latest attack on women’s fertility, the United States seems to be following a dangerous path. It’s time we pay attention to the warning signs and head them off at the pass.
Most folks know the feeling of shame so well, they can hardly understand that character-impaired people may have different underlying motives for their behavior. Erroneous notions about human nature may make sense in the context of ‘neurotic’ personalities, but when trying to understand character-impairment they leave us vulnerable to abuse and manipulation.