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Texts – articles

***In this category there are several of my texts on various themes.

***However, as the translation of my texts in Greek takes a lot of time, this category will be gradually loaded.

***Moreover, I strongly suggest to the visitor, to see also my texts that are autonomous excerpts of my books, at the menu of each book.

Loneliness and an illusional togetherness

So, by projecting a mentally unreachable past on an imaginary future that has not happened yet, we think that we somehow “know” the taste of this future. Under the effect of either of these aspects of  nostalgia, we act as if we are drugged by the need for the Other. We assign to the Other,...
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We are not only what we think we are, or: our mind is not omnipotent

In our days, there is a broader, widespread and fashionable tendency in popular psychology: the idea that we always get (or attract) whatever we think, that in one sense through our so-called “thought-forms” we are able to selectively draw to ourselves elements from our surroundings...
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The other, the Other and the Look

When we interact, it is like each one of us is giving life through our responses to a world that is totally “other” and can never be fully accessed. Moreover, we need to feel visible inside our individuality which, strangely enough, seems to be possible and acquires some meaning only through the Other's eyes.
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How and why the body is the foundation of our existence

in whatever we do, we are always “in advance” our body. In fact, we “are“ already our body before doing anything with it, even before we observe or think about it. In everything we do in our lives, every moment, before we act as a self developed at higher levels of consciousness, we already exist...
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Back to the basics but not self-evident (1): what is psychotherapy and who is the psychotherapist

It is different to say  “I am in psychotherapy” and different to say “I am thinking or reading about psychotherapy or going to lectures or watch psychological programs in TV", ignoring my physical responses, my feelings, my attitude to life and how my issues affect this attitude.
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Back to the basics but not self-evident (2): further aspects of psychotherapy

Anything that simply works “therapeutically” in a broad sense is not psychotherapy. A good massage, artistic experience, holidays, good sex, swimming, yoga, reflexology, gymnastics can be “therapeutic” but in no way they are psychotherapy.
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Why I don’t wish to write something about the the hidden depression of Christmas (at least for 2019)

So, when talking for the hidden dark feelings during the Christmas' family celebrations becomes trendy and neutralised in the social media soup, it doesn't mean at all that we are accepting more our responsibility for these feelings
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