Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thich Nhat Hahn – No Death, No Fear

Page 41 “Three essential teachings of the Buddha called the Dharma Seals: 1. Impermanence, 2. No Self 3. Nirvana Impermanence Makes Everything Possible – We are often sad and suffer  a lot when things change, but change and impermanence have … Continue reading

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Jacques Lacan – Ecrits

“Thesis III:  The springs of aggressivity decide the reasons that motivate the technique of analysis.   …  In particular, it will soon become apparent, indeed confirmed, that the analyst refrains from offering any kind of advice or trying to influence the … Continue reading

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Solsbury Hill

Peter Gabriel Climbing up on Solsbury Hill I could see the city light Wind was blowing, time stood still Eagle flew out of the night He was something to observe Came in close, I heard a voice Standing stretching every … Continue reading

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Guest Blog C.F.

  In the book  The Dead Mother, edited by Gregorio Kohon,, Andre Green, the French psychoanalyst argues that what distinguishes present-day analyses is ‘the problems of mourning’ (1983,P.42) , but he is not going to be talking about ‘the real … Continue reading

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Leaving Home – Jay Haley

p. 41 “Although a scientific description of the deviant communicative behaviour of a problem young person in the family is incredibly complex, a therapeutic description can be simplified. For therapeutic purposes, the behavior can be simplified into two main functions: … Continue reading

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The brain of Homo Sapiens

  From:  Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience   – David P Moore and Basant K Puri  2012   “It is instructive to begin by briefly reminding ourselves of our place within an evolutionary context.  Rather than believing that … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Clark Falconer.

Sigmund Freud: We..turn to the.. question of what men themselves show by their behaviour to be the purpose and intention of their lives. What do they demand of life and wish to achieve in it? The answer to this can … Continue reading

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