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Instead Of Going On Another Date, I’m Just Going To Find A Woman Who Doesn’t Want To Have Sex And Buy Her Dinner*

According to The Atlantic, we are amidst a sex recession; the flows of the sexual revolution are ebbing; intercourse as recreation is receding from our crazybusy lives. Sexual empowerment? Go fuck yourself! People in [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Psychology|Comments Off on Instead Of Going On Another Date, I’m Just Going To Find A Woman Who Doesn’t Want To Have Sex And Buy Her Dinner*

10 Reasons You Would Benefit From Therapy

10. You feel betrayed by the American Dream, which now feels like an albatross of debt (monthly mortgage, school loan & credit card re-payments) and financial responsibility weighing you down so much that you [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Psychology|Comments Off on 10 Reasons You Would Benefit From Therapy

How LinkedIn and Instagram Became Teeming Parades of Fetid Hawkers

If you have an old fashioned, old school, old economy “job” in an office with health insurance and retirement benefits, then this article may be incomprehensible or impertinent to you. However, if you are [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How LinkedIn and Instagram Became Teeming Parades of Fetid Hawkers

New Esalen Workshop: “Accident Winners and Lottery Victims”

For many many years I have been teaching workshops at the Esalen Institute entitled “Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga.” And I also have publicly stated on many occasions that I don’t [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Psychology|Comments Off on New Esalen Workshop: “Accident Winners and Lottery Victims”

Are Lacan’s therapeutic interventions viable for all psychotherapists or just for a cadre of psychoanalysts?

Although Noam Chomsky called Jacques Lacan “a conscious charlatan,” bookstores in France have stacks of books devoted to the years of weekly seminars Lacan taught in Paris from 1953 until his death in 1981. [...]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology|Comments Off on Are Lacan’s therapeutic interventions viable for all psychotherapists or just for a cadre of psychoanalysts?

The ABCs of Mindful Living: Authenticity, Balance & Compassion

To help people understand what it means to live mindfully, I have broken it down to ABCs: A: Authenticity. The definition of authenticity is elusive. Provocatively and paradoxically I was taught that people can [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: Mindfulness|Comments Off on The ABCs of Mindful Living: Authenticity, Balance & Compassion