Psyche Books

Fear, Shame, and the Light of Truth: Disclosing Past Sexual Assault

Sep 20th, 2018 | By

By Matt E. Jaremko, Ph.D. and Beth Fehlbaum Our book, Trauma Recovery: Sessions With Dr. Matt,   features a fictional character named Felicia who experienced attempted sexual assault at age 14. For two decades she lived in constant fear and avoidance, developing unhealthy habits along the way. She finally seeks treatment after 20 years because attempts

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The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales and How to Understand Them

Sep 18th, 2018 | By

by John C Robinson As a skyscraper must have a physical foundation many stories dig deep in the Earth to support it, so the human mind is built on metaphorical stories buried deep in the psyche, an archeology of human experience layered into our genes, body, mind and brain from millions of years of physical

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How Does One Identify an Experience as a Trauma?

Sep 5th, 2018 | By

By Matt E. Jaremko and Beth Fehlbaum Our title might sound somewhat nonsensical. Of course, if you have experienced a trauma, you will know it. However, admitting that you have experienced trauma may not be as straightforward as you might think. Folks can tend to underplay the extent to which they deserve care and attention. It’s almost as

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“There’s a Cockroach in My Ear”

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

by Louis M. Profeta Now, before you think it’s funny, trust me, it isn’t. Anyone who has ever had a cockroach or any other bug in their ear can tell you it is horrifically painful. Picture that little insect with its sharp, hairy claws, replete with hooks and nails to allow it to climb up

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Reclaiming Yourself from Binge Eating

Jul 19th, 2018 | By

Releasing Your Fear of the Binge Food by Leora Fulvio Diane, a 34-year-old woman, believed that once she started eating chocolate, she would not be able to stop until whatever she was eating was gone. Unfortunately, she had the problem of consistently bingeing on chocolate. During a session that we had during the spring, I

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Bernardo Kastrup Explaining Consciousness

Jul 17th, 2018 | By

Uniform Reprints of Bernardo’s Books Bernardo Kastrup’s exploratory journeys through the thoughtscapes of philosophy of mind, ontology, neuroscience of consciousness, psychology, foundations of physics and philosophy of life. A recent paper, published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies, has peaked the interest of the scientific community and others. Bernardo has become a regular contributor at Scientific American

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The Made Easy Series

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

BUILD YOUR OWN SPIRITUAL /SELF-HELP LIBRARY – INSTANTLY ! John Hunt Publishing’s various imprints have built a series of Made Easy titles.  They cover a whole multitude of spiritual ideas and disciplines.  It is a collection of brief introductions which reveal alternative spiritual insights, paths and truths to new and experienced seekers whatever their current faith, practice

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Blessing Prayer for the Universe and Humanity

Jul 6th, 2018 | By

by Carolyn Bowyer reprinted in Pierre Pradervand’s new book 365 Blessing to Heal Myself and the World Image: lumina_obscura, Pixabay Let us bless the Universe that we reside in, all the planets and their satellites, the asteroids and the comets and meteors and all the stars beyond.. Let us bless the Earth, our planet, the air

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New Paradigm Psychology

Jun 20th, 2018 | By

by Claudia Vayda Psychology as a profession is changing under our eyes. What once was considered quite an alternative and even controversial field has now become so mainstream it is even covered by Medicare. There are psychologists in every school and every corporation. The roles of psychologists are ever widening, and there are now many different

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Symbols and Mantras the Japanese Way

Jun 7th, 2018 | By

by Frans Stiene Many symbols and mantras are used within traditional Japanese spiritual teachings. By looking at these traditional Japanese spiritual practices, we can start to see how Mikao Usui used the symbols and mantras in his teachings. Within the teachings, the symbols are focus tools; they help us to stay mindful. Now we can

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