The Misanthrope as a Disappointed Idealist
To truly understand the misanthropy, we must first understand what has led someone to arrive at this place of disappointment and resentment. What is it exactly that the idealist expected to experience and achieve before turning into a misanthrope? Since t
Living with No Regrets
Regrets come in various shapes and sizes, or are avoided all together if we choose to never look back. However, even if we do decide to never reflect on our past, it doesn't change the fact that we are shaped by our past experiences and deeds.
Blade Runner 2049 from a Jungian Perspective
This carefully crafted film provides us with a number of lessons and messages. The first and foremost, rebellion leads to transformation. Rebelling on the personal level increases one's agency where we are free to follow our impulses, hunches, beliefs of
The Psychology of Internal Conflicts
Internal conflicts offer a tremendous opportunity to grow and to learn about alternative ways our life can play out. However, it is up to our ability to distance ourselves from what we know and feel, step outside the linear thinking and look at our confli
[Video] Understanding Dissociation
Dissociation is manifested as a maladjustment to the reality, an attempt to escape from it or an attempt to cope with uncomfortable feelings
[Video] Nihilism: The Way Out
Nihilist - the eternal child living in the eternal present, failing to perceive and name the figures that appear in front of him, calling them 'nothing', 'none', 'absent'. The one who refuses to engage himself in the stream of life, the one who refuse to
The Hidden Costs and Limitations of Self-Control
In order to be capable of control, one also needs to be capable of letting it go when necessary. Life is way too complex to box it into mere definitions of control or lack of it.