The World is Our Mirror: Transference vs. Projection

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What’s the difference between transference and projection? Transference is what happens when we harbor certain feelings we aren’t aware of towards one or both of our parents. We then go about life directing these same unresolved, conflicted and often contradictory feelings on other people. Our demand is that they fix their problems so we won’t have to feel this way.…

Spirituality and sexuality

Spirituality & Sexuality: What’s the Connection?

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The two seemingly unrelated topics of spirituality and sexuality have more in common than meets the eye. To get started on the right foot, let’s briefly untangle spirituality from religion. Boiling it down to simple terms, in religion we believe God is outside of us, and we go somewhere—to a church, a temple, or a shrine—to find God. Often, someone…


The Art of Self-Discipline

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Our true nature operates for the sake of fulfillment and creating a meaningful life. And really, isn’t that our deep desire? But then something goes sideways in life and we are suddenly torn into comparing ourselves with others, and we begin using our ambition in the wrong way. If we were to use our initiative in a proper, realistic way,…