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Category: Self-Transformation
Seeing through materialism

Seeing through materialism

Materialism is the belief that everything in reality, including consciousness, results from material interactions. This is closely related to physicalism, the view that all that exists is fundamentally physical. In the materialistic view, the mind is nothing more than...

Not-knowing our way through the meaning crisis

Not-knowing our way through the meaning crisis

In the last few years, I have been exploring what some call the meaning crisis. There are many ways to conceive of this crisis but at its core is the collapse of our ability to make sense of our lives. In a way, this crisis is a natural by-product of our imbalanced...

Everyday Narcissism: Resolving the Issue of Identity

Everyday Narcissism: Resolving the Issue of Identity

The term narcissism originally emerged from a first-century story about a young man named Narcissus who falls in love with his own reflection. In 1898, Havelock Ellis was the first psychologist to use narcissism to describe the condition of one of his patients. Over...

Top Insights of 2021

Top Insights of 2021

“Top Insights” is a weekly newsletter that helps you discover deeper levels of truth, meaning, and wholeness.  You can subscribe to it below.    In this article, I want to share my 10 favorite “Top Insights” of 2021 in no particular...

How to Illuminate and Integrate Your Shadow

How to Illuminate and Integrate Your Shadow

Imagine you were a young man living in Germany during world war 2. Would you serve in the army? Would you follow Hitler? Would you play a part in the murder of millions of innocent people? Few people would answer yes to these questions yet it is this denial of our...