c. excerpts from the book & videos on the “Shadow”

Selections from different Chapters of the book, adjusted to be presented in this category as short autonomous texts. There are also 2 short videos included (no-words) on the ideas of the SHADOW and the INNER CHILD.

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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