Archive for September, 2010

September 16

Power Differential in Relationships

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It seems to be my goal lately to challenge standard assumptions in psychology. Recently I challenged the idea that sarcasm is always anger. In this article I will challenge the notion that when an older person dates a significantly younger partner, it has to do with control and power issues.
To begin it is important to understand I am not stating that this is never true. In fact it is likely true in the majority of cases. Many men or women date younger people partly because it gives them control in the relationship. They are older, presumably wiser, and generally are more established in …

September 1

September, Thoughts For…

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Photo by Alexi Berry

30. Everything ends. Be aware of this and enjoy what you have while it exists for you.

Sometimes the end signifies a new beginning, and therefore it is easy to embrace (such as finishing school). Other times the end is unwanted and the loss is more pronounced. Embrace the end, even when it is unwanted. Embrace it with loving-kindness, remembering that everything ends. Berry

29. What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action. Meister Eckhart

What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love. Meister Eckhart

28. A day spent without the sight or …