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Personal Balance Check

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Stressed out? Out of balance? A simple exercise helps to check on your inner balance and if need is, to regain it consciously. Try it out!

Perception And Size

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I´m always fascinated by the difference of people’s sense for measure. My observation is that in general people allocate too much rather than too little…

Narcissism 2: What selflove is

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The previous article dealt with the origin and the consequences of narcissistic disorders in our society as the German psychiatrist and psychotherapist Hans-Joachim Maaz described…

Narcissism 1: What selflove is not

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These days I read a fascinating book. The literal translation of the original German title is: “The narcissistic society” by Hans-Joachim Maaz. It is as…

Fear of the other: shame and vulnerability

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The American social researcher Brené Brown, known to a broader public since her fantastic TEDx talks about vulnerability in 2010, has also written quite a…

Flash or hearth fire?

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In the 21st century people use their available media to find a partner. Currently also with one or the other smartphone app. But the wish…

The Snowqueen is hot!

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It is wellknown that Disney films have a longstanding tradition of heroines whose adventure often ends in a wedding dress. But “Frozen” (USA 2013) is…

Hammer Or Cooking Spoon?

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Of course it should actually say hammer AND cooking spoon… However there is still a stereotype notion of what a man is and should be…