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Easing the Unbearable Sense of Aloneness

Easing the Unbearable Sense of Aloneness Aloneness has been a predominating theme at various times in my life. I found it difficult to relate to or connect with people in the Southeast Texas community where I spent much of my adolescence. I remember always wanting to be somewhere else. I felt more connected while living among Native American communities in [...]

By |2023-06-13T15:32:54-04:00July 31, 2017|0 Comments

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 collective conscious. Every family has its own collective conscious. So do cities, states and nations, ethnic, cultural, religious and political [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:46:23-05:00September 2, 2015|0 Comments

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 the vast amount of memory, emotion and life history that we have failed to process. The defensive armor that enables [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:50:40-05:00April 7, 2015|0 Comments

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 Street. I immediately whipped out pepper spray and chased the attacker down the street. Next thing I knew the police [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:53:20-05:00July 5, 2014|0 Comments

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 father as children. The tendency to disappear has seemingly become more common among people in our present day and age. [...]

By |2016-12-08T17:56:24-05:00May 1, 2014|0 Comments
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