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The Principle of Averages and how to rise above it.

Today, I want you to reflect upon the five people you spend most of your time with. And then ask yourself, “Do I wish to become like them?” You probably already are like most of them since that is what made you gravitate towards them. 758 more words

Emotional Intelligence

Summer time is Chore Time

With all of the busyness of the school year, summer can offer some open-ended time to catch up on family meetings and re-establish a routine of chores. 541 more words

Family Dinner

Man Knows

Man Knows:

  • Understanding comes from a long, intimate involvement with a subject, whether a job, hobby, study, or any other task that involves a deep commitment.
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Carl Jung: Relating to Freud, Adler, and Rank

Carl Jung: Relating to Freud, Adler, and Rank

Dr. Evans: Dr. Jung, many of us who have read a great deal of your work are aware of the fact that in your early work you were in association… 702 more words

Carl Jung

Adler vs. Freud: Infancy as Time of Painful Inadequacy vs. Heavenly Plenitude

I started reading Alfred Adler a few days ago because I wanted to know more about Adler’s psychoanalytical theories, upon which a recent Japanese mega-seller “self-help” book, Kirawareru Yuki (the courage to be disliked) written by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga, was based. 608 more words


"Kirawareru Yuki": The Courage to Be Disliked

I find it very interesting that the best-selling book today in Japan is titled Kirawareru Yuki, which means “the courage to be disliked” if translated literally. 487 more words