Tag: self-determination

Enmeshment Trauma

Hands gripping fence

When a narcissistic individual believes ownership of others is their right, enmeshment trauma becomes inevitable, which leaves victims bereft of their own identity, guidance system, and freedom.

Subconscious

Subconsious

What exactly is the subconscious?

Mission Statement

Pendulum

Sometime in my twenties, I wrote a mission statement. I found it. Surprisingly I still like it and do my best to adhere to it, though I’d strike commandment #6, mainly due to the word “ought.” That one’s right up there with “should.” Follow… Continue Reading “Mission Statement”

Love

tree

First a brief story in quotes: “I want to write a novel about Silence,” he said; “the things people don’t say.” [Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out] “So, the sounds emerging from us are ultimately a manifestation in our physical experience of the thoughts we… Continue Reading “Love”

The Arc of the Peripherals

guitar

Like the last post, the title of this one came to me out of the blue. In a sense, I feel like I’m being reminded, not made aware of new information. Nonetheless, perhaps eventually, I’ll understand where this is all leading… The Arc of… Continue Reading “The Arc of the Peripherals”

The Herd Mentality

cows

Lately, I’ve been mulling over the “herd mentality.” In marketing, the herd mentality is an extremely useful tool to use and understand. Essentially, we buy things, or buy into ideas, when our herd does, or the herd we wish to align ourselves with do.… Continue Reading “The Herd Mentality”