Thoughts on: “The Denial of Death” by Ernest Becker

We know we are going to die someday. This is the unique problem of the conscious animal. We know it but we don’t feel it because we need to repress this truth in order to function. So what to do? It’s really hard to accept that we are just worms in the dirt. Especially whenContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Denial of Death” by Ernest Becker”

The Laws of Human Nature: Discover Your Dark Side

Recall Britney’s 2008 breakdown, Clinton’s sex affair and the behavior Nixon’s behavior in the White House before his resignation? “When we experience those moments when people reveal their dark side, we see something come over their face; their voice and body language of altered— almost as if another person is confronting us, the features ofContinue reading “The Laws of Human Nature: Discover Your Dark Side”

This Years Obsession Reveals itself!

For me each year comes with it’s own discoveries and obsessions! 2015 it was Stoicism. 2016 was filled with New Age and miscellaneous woo woo books. (Eckhart Tolle, Bhagavad Gita, Spiral dynamics etc..) 2017 was the year of Buddhist teachings. (Siddhartha, Beginners Mind, Hardcore Zen, Marathon Monks etc..) 2018 looks like it’s going to beContinue reading “This Years Obsession Reveals itself!”

Best Psychology Books of Last Year!

I did a “favorites of 2016” last year on my instagram and I thought it would be a good addtion to my blog. Good book recommendations are always relevant, right? The list for 2017 is coming soon but these books sure are worthy gifts for loved ones this holiday season!   Favorite Books of 2016Continue reading “Best Psychology Books of Last Year!”