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Duality

Anger Management Is Fear Management

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

There are true tigers and there are paper tigers, true threats and symbolic/conditioned threats. All of us need to learn how not to fear fear itself, in which case, anger management goes beyond fear management and becomes tantamount to mind management.

Collapse Your Favorite Duality

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

How do people get better (existentially healthier)? That is the question that I ask myself a lot. In the course of my clinical work as a psychologist I keep looking for formulas and models and recipes of wellbeing, for ways and pathways and roads to psychological sovereignty.

Can Reality Set Us Free? The Puzzle of Complementarity (Part 3)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

As the uniting factor that sets us free, "consciousness" is a term that is repugnant to many scientists -- mostly from an older generation -- and mysterious to all. But that doesn't excuse blindness and neglect.

Can Reality Set Us Free? The Puzzle of Complementarity (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Reality has gone into a strange, dark place -- quite literally. Historically, quantum physics and the theory of relativity are responsible for demolishing the familiar world presented to us by the five senses.

Can Reality Set Us Free? The Puzzle of Complementarity

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Our compromise with the five senses keeps in place a wrap-around, twenty-four seven, three-dimensional illusion. This is the real Matrix.

A Neural Namaste in Nearly Real Time

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

There is a long history here that primes this moment -- a history of learning to identify and relate with life's essence regardless of its form. I haven't always been this sentimentally attuned.

A Namaste of Metabolic Interdependence

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Eating is a reunion of self and nonself, of me and not-me, of you and not-you, of eater and food through the enmeshment of eating. Eating is twofold yoga: a yoga that unifies your body with your mind and, at a higher level, a yoga that unifies you with your environment.

Is That All There Is? It's About Time

Dimitri Hamlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion
Dimitri Hamlin

In its pure form, time is beautifully clear, simple and non-problematic. Space, however, complicates things.

The Human Climate: A Real Ecological Crisis

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

No matter how much we feel we care about our planet, to be confronted with the parts of ourselves that we may have amputated can be more alarming than anything else.

Monkeys of India: Look but Please Don't Touch

Joel Brokaw | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Brokaw

The monkey who was ransacking my room was making his exit, carrying something in his hand. When I climbed back through the same window, I was expecting the worst.

Eclipse of Expectations (Spoiler-Proof Review)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Following is a 10-point review of Eclipse by a 40-year old Twilight-cult virgin.

Soul Brother?

David Horton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Horton

Problem is the idea of religion is simply a tautology signifying nothing. Why do we have religion? Because people have spiritual needs. How do we know they have spiritual needs? Because they have religion.