Have you ever wondered why you swing so quickly between loving and hating a person? Are your relationships characterized by extreme ups and downs? If so, you might be experiencing what psychologists call splitting – a nefarious defense mechanism that makes it difficult to hold down stable relationships. What is a Defense Mechanism? Defense mechanisms are […]
The ego is our self-image or identity. It is formed from memories, beliefs, fears and identifications. Learn more about the ego in this section.
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We all generally prefer to see ourselves as smart, generous, kind, patient, and forgiving people most of the time. But the truth is that we aren’t. Life isn’t ideal. We aren’t perfect. We simply cannot be nice and ‘good’ 100% of the time. If we’re honest with ourselves, we actually have some pretty scary and […]
Your mind and heart feel like they’re split in two. You want to do something, but another part of you is screaming “NO WAY!” You believe in something, but you just cannot condone an action that belief teaches. You feel like something is right, but then you also feel like it’s wrong. How can you […]
Before I start, I want to clarify something. It isn’t the Law of Attraction itself that creates intense suffering, it is our usage and interpretation of the LOA that harms us. (Try to put that into a single title!) Since the launch of the mega-popular books like The Secret in 2006, the Law of Attraction has skyrocketed […]
The feeling in your chest just won’t go away, and it’s starting to slowly eat you up each day. Longing, desire, repulsion, bitterness, heartbreak, sadness, volcanic rage so many emotions mixed together. So much pain. So much pure and unexpressed suffering. When will these feelings dissolve? When will you finally feel calm, grounded, and happy […]