The Ego and the Tyranny of the Superego

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The Freudian model is a great representation, but keep in mind it is only a model. The model points the way and conveys the information, but your brain does not have 3 separate compartments with walls between them. It is not a three in one trinity. Continue reading “The Ego and the Tyranny of the Superego”

When Someone Advances and No Longer Has Time for You

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Often when a person advances, old friends or supporters will notice that the person no longer has the time for them that they once did. One may think or say things such as “he’s changed.” Notice that change is framed as though it is a bad thing. But is it? Maybe, maybe not, but since when is not changing a virtue? Isn’t life by nature generally about change and growth? Continue reading “When Someone Advances and No Longer Has Time for You”