Visiting the alienated and non conscious regions of our being – [My 2nd book, translated]

a. theme, backcover     b. overview from all chapters & table of contents        c. Excerpts from the book & videos on the “Shadow”

SHADOW: readers’ comments

This book is not a practical guide to "live better". It is not a manual or a collection of recipes. It is a tool addressed to anyone and very useful, as it leaves its traces in our way of thinking as well as in our views about our own lives.
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SHADOW: our silent companion through life’s journey [a description of the book]

A thorough description of my 2nd book in English, its themes, editions and info on purchase
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SHADOW: a video in first person about the book

A short introduction in first person, to the central ideas and the features of this book, accompanied by images and excerpts of past compositions of mine
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SHADOW: backcover, contributors, acknowldgments

The text of the backcover, including some features of this book as well as some of the coral ideas on which is structured. Info on this edition
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A few words about what could be the “SHADOW” is as if we were hosting a stranger inside us, who sometimes suddenly takes control of our behaviour: an intruder in our own homeland, who is a part of ourselves as well as something alien...
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Limbo -the endless isolation of our inner child in the basements of our childhood

While talking about our Shadow and the inner child I would say that those children are themselves terrorised. They cannot understand why they are locked up in there. They feel shame and fear
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The “other” aspect of our childhood: the inner child and the Shadow

The term “inner child” is a way of talking about experiences that were left in limbo, incomplete, from our childhood, when we were utterly dependent on our environment
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The intellectualisation of experience​

Our needs are first not experienced mentally but non-consciously and somatically, thus producing an elementary emotional charge (which provides them with their energy); then it is later that our needs take shape in the conscious mind
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The happy ending in fairy ​tales and the unhappy ending in life​

Perhaps, beyond delusions of transcendental justice, our only way to actually move through this life is to accept that we are beautiful even when we feel like frogs
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Our “Shadow” and an ancient mutual betrayal

...the future mother, will have already built a whole cradle of dreams, wishes, meanings and feelings for her future child - and it is natural that she should imagine the child in accordance with images that are familiar to her and confirm her identity.
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What we cannot do for our inner child in the Shadow of our childhood

In the past, experience was recorded onto past background A, while current experience is being recorded onto another, present background B, which can neither replace nor erase A
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The Shadow and the inner child [no words]

One more VIDEO that I made to use in my lectures on themes which have to do with 2 interconnected ideas: of the Shadow and the inner child. The music is from my composition “APOCALYPSE"
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REQUIEM for childhood [no words]

A VIDEO that I made to use in my lectures on themes which have to do with 2 interconnected ideas: of the Shadow and the inner child. The visual material consists of photos by Anna Radchenko and the the music is part of my composition "Musica Practica".
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SHADOW: overview – Α (from Chapters 1,2)

THEMES OF ΤΗΕ OVERVIEW (Chapters 1,2): To whom is addressed this book. What is the Shadow. The inner child. References from art and fairy-tale. The "material" of which is made the Shadow, its origins and our existential givens.
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SHADOW: overview – B (from Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6)

THEMES OF THE OVERVIEW (Chapters 3,4,5,6): How we are isolating the Shadow. The Shadow of the family and the inner child. Dancing with the Shadow. A new view to Sisyphus.
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