Would you say your true identity is closer to the way you introduce yourself during an interview, or rather to the way you see yourself in the reflection of the TV screen on a lazy Sunday binge, in boxer shorts, a bbq sauce smudge on the Star Wars t-shirt, one…


Karen Horney (1885–1952)— probably the most mother-like figure in psychoanalysis — has introduced her Theory of Neurosis guided by her experience as an analyst, and in opposition with many views upon it at that time.

She identified 10 neurotic needs and clustered them into 3 types of neurotics. For these…


Greek mythology is a rather odd place to be extracting modern-day how-to advice. No wonder. People don’t seem to be dueling centaurs, giants, or chimeras anymore, but they definitely often duel stress, insecurities, and trauma, which resemble monsters just as much. …


Anyone can make a list of at least 5 things that make them happy. Some we do regularly, like getting our favorite latte from that funky coffee shop; some we do a few times a year, like going skiing, hiking, or scuba diving. Yet, a few days after returning home…


Anger, frustration, and fear have been alongside us like really insistent stray dogs for a long time now and I bravely assume that, in one way or another, we all have an intimate knowledge of them.

Sometimes we take the hits well, our favorite team loses a match or the…


Although most of us hated memorizing the principles of logic back in High School, as many other subjects we rioted against, their utility can not be denied. It’s simply a matter of thinking things through, the right way. Often, we are taken advantage of, based on our inability to assess…


The desire to manipulate public opinion has been present in every state, ethnic, social, or cultural entity, and has been present in social circles since the beginning of time, evolving from primitive to almost imperceptible for an untrained eye. …


Nightmares are constantly present in our lives and literature for various purposes. Over time, they have been considered premonitions, divine messages or rationalizations of extreme situations, dreamy fulfillments of desires, or repeated attempts to succeed in a current conflict. In times of revolt, dreams can offer radical alternatives, giving artists…


The problem of the connection between mind and brain, between mental and physical, has been debated since antiquity and many theories have been systematically advanced and dismantled. In the following, we will analyze arguments that support and try to contradict Reductive Physicalism.

In order to be able to debate conclusively…


John Locke (1632–1704) was a renowned philosopher, academician, and researcher in the medical field of Oxford. …

Letitia Dan

A savvy explorer of the intricacies and mysteries of the human mind, a passionate educator, and an apprentice wordsmith.

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