Category Archive: Psychology

Everyday practical use of psychological observations. Personality, Jung Analytic psychology, dream interpretation, communication, parenting, relationship problems and many more!

Sep 29

Need Deprivation that Causes Serious Problems in our Youth

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Over the last few years, our community has suffered far too many losses.   I feel very much empathy for the family members. I am not even capable of comprehending what they have been through. I’m afraid they were focused on thinking way too much about what they might have done wrong, what they might …

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Aug 04

Mukilteo Is Strong, But Healing From The Emotional Wound Is Slow

How Can We Support Each Other?   Mukilteo has been shaken by the fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday night. We are all devastated by losing three of our young people, and another injured. For the young man who pulled the trigger, he is facing life altering charges. In such traumatic events, we witness very …

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Jun 10

4 Components Adding Up To Raise (Or Not) Narcissistic Children

Narcissistic people can be very difficult to deal with: they are self-absorbed, they focus on themselves, they might be hyper-arrogant, demanding, entitled and there is no way you could convince them to take responsibility for their action. None of us dream to raise children who will then look through us or exploit us when they …

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Apr 15

Personality Disorder Under The Lens

Personality Disorder – not label, not put down, but no excuse for bad behavior: what is it then?   Attaching a mental health diagnosis to each other has become fashionable lately. Recently, statements in the press stating Trump is a narcissist, the neighbor is borderline, and the boss is bipolar are pretty commonplace. In defense …

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Feb 26

4 Reasons Why ADHD Is Epidemic in America (but not in Europe)

Considering ADHD our focus might be in the wrong place   Thanks to the challenge made by one professor of pediatrics, the ADHD argument received new momentum recently. In his published opinion, “ADHD does disservice to children as a diagnosis,” Dimitri Christakis, of Seattle Children’s Hospital said he considers that the “attentional capacity” varies from …

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