Claiming the Unconscious and Clarifying the Self via Lucid Dreaming: My 8 Step Process

Cut out any excess indulgences or chemical patches which can block your neural pathways (within safe bounds and with the assistance of a doctor if prescriptions are involved. Some medications may in fact assist in neural communication for you while some may not depending on your unique situation). This includes caffeine, alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, sleep…Read more Claiming the Unconscious and Clarifying the Self via Lucid Dreaming: My 8 Step Process

Conversations With Dead People – Episode 7: Patient Zero of My Dysfunctional Relationships

This one snuck up on me, as the end of the video will give away. This one is primarily about my mother, though certainly applies to both of my parents. The primary lesson in all this is the danger of prioritizing material wealth and well-being over emotional health and well-being, physical health, interpersonal relationship health,…Read more Conversations With Dead People – Episode 7: Patient Zero of My Dysfunctional Relationships

Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

See the video for the gist. The first part of this series is here, an opening on toxic shame, its effects, and some opening notions. But in this one I boil it down to sexuality, possibly the most shaming topic of them all for many, many of us. There missing factor not mentioned in the…Read more Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

End of the Road – A Tragic End to a Beautiful Woman and Survivor of Chronic Abuse

See the video for my thoughts. As far as what I want to put here, well, just this: Face yourself. Look at the child you are. Never abandon the child within or any children under your care. Look inside and work it out. Vocalize. No more running. No more paying forward the pain of loss…Read more End of the Road – A Tragic End to a Beautiful Woman and Survivor of Chronic Abuse

The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness

See the video where I ramble through these steps and a myriad of pitfalls and obstacles that I've encountered. A general overview for reference: Activate your sentient: Choose to be aware. Monitor yourself in a kind and neutral fashion. Look for "odd" thoughts or behaviors. You will know them better and better as you find…Read more The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness

Delving Ever Deeper into My Daddy Issues – A Creepy Shower and Night Terrors of Choking

See the video for the rambles as I try to unravel more of my daddy issues and where they stem from. Another memory involving a shower came to mind which I explore, along with the general conditions of my childhood, and finally a tidbit about night terrors and complex PTSD flashbacks to a traumatic sensation.…Read more Delving Ever Deeper into My Daddy Issues – A Creepy Shower and Night Terrors of Choking