The Dark Triad

Today I am going to write about a subject often considered “dark”; The Dark Triad. In Psychology The Dark Triad comprises the personality traits of Narcissism, Machiavellianism and Psychopathy. They are called “dark” because of their malevolent qualities. It is my hope in learning more about the The Dark Triad, to be able to better…… Continue reading The Dark Triad

The Masters of Suspicion

Marx, Nietzsche and Freud were called the “Masters of Suspicion” for challenging the prevailing traditions and dogmas of their times. Could these great philosophers/analysts teach us something important for us to implement within our current era? Regardless of whether we share their ideas or not, the truth is these great men impacted Western thought in…… Continue reading The Masters of Suspicion

Understanding Fear

What exactly is fear? The dictionary describes it as “an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.” but is that all? Let’s examine further… Most of us are afraid of fear; yet fear is responsible for helping to keep us safe; that to…… Continue reading Understanding Fear

Analyzing Narco-Culture

This article was born after an interesting debate which led me to understand how so many of us take life for granted. Sometimes we forget what we may see in the news; although different; might be a common reality for others. Many people are not familiar with the term Narco-culture; I would like to analyze…… Continue reading Analyzing Narco-Culture

Gnosticism: Understanding Moon Magick

Tomorrow is the day for the “Flower Moon”; as a Gnostic, Esoteric and Tantric I keep up with the cycles of the moon and its many special manifestations throughout the year. Over the centuries the understanding of Moon Magick has been lost leaving mostly diluted versions of the original understanding; however as Gnostics always have…… Continue reading Gnosticism: Understanding Moon Magick

Learning Difficulties vs. Learning Disorders.

Parents often confuse learning problems, even worst they may assume because their child is having difficulties he or she is or will be considered a failure; endless periods of homework completion with seemingly insurmountable difficulties; until they realize the child may need an entirely different way of being taught or may have anxiety. His brain…… Continue reading Learning Difficulties vs. Learning Disorders.

The Damage of Self Comparison

From time to time we all have compared ourselves to others, even unintentionally or perhaps someone else made the comparison and brought it to our attention. Comparing yourself to others doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing if you do it hoping to learn; however, it should not be something you encourage within your…… Continue reading The Damage of Self Comparison