September 2, 2015

Collective Unconsciousness

Collective Unconsciousness

Collective conscious or collective conscience is a term introduced by French sociologist Emile Durkheim that refers to the set of shared beliefs, ideas and moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within society. There are many overlapping fields of Continue reading

April 7, 2015

What to Do When the Pain of a Breakup Won’t Let You Sleep

What to Do When the Pain of a Breakup Won’t Let You Sleep

We operate primarily from our conscious mind during our normal waking hours. And then our subconscious mind takes over when we’re sleeping. Our subconscious is far more vast and powerful than the conscious mind. It is also the repository of Continue reading

July 5, 2014

Internal Martial Arts and the Healing of Trauma

Internal Martial Arts and the Healing of Trauma

Mugging attempts are fairly common in New York City. I was cat sitting for some friends on Avenue A in Manhattan’s East Village in the fall of 2002 when someone attempted to rob me as I was walking along 7th Continue reading

May 1, 2014

The Disappearing Act

The Disappearing Act

The disappearing act is something that has been around for as long as we have existed as a human race. We often hear of about parents disappearing in the personal accounts of those who were abandoned by their mother or Continue reading