Posts tagged with the category Developmental Psychology
Not drugs, not parents, not rigid rules - evidence shows there's no substitute for self-knowledge and a sense of purpose
We call them “helicopter parents,” “tiger moms,” “hoverers,” … we say they’re over-involved. But for modern parents of means, the impulse to do anything to protect and advance their children is irresistible. And … come on … who can’t sympathize with that?
We Need To Talk About Kevin… And His Mother
“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.” (Sartre, 1957, p. 27)
Or… is he? And what about his mother?
A few nights ago, I watched the 2011 movie “We Need To Talk About Kevin.” Since then I’ve been saying, “Oh yes, we do.” (Warning...
Namaste, I-Thou, and the West: How Do We Heal an Egocentric Society?
I’ve been having an ongoing conversation with fellow healers and good friends regarding something that I find troubling about Western Culture. This conversation is about the pervasive cult of narcissism that seems to not only be a symptom of an egocentric culture, but also reinforced by education, government, corporatism, and even some...