common sense: the seventh voice

(many thanks to my son for the drawing!) There is quite some time now, I talked about the six voices expressing themselves in us. And their presence or absence depending on our positivity… And I would like now to add a seventh one: the common sense one. Because common sense isn’t intelligence.Sometimes it’s even the

doctor’s daughter

“There had to be a daughter of a colleague to be such a pain in the ass!”It’s November 12th of 2006, the day before my daughter was brought to the world by caesarean section and three gynaecologists stand in front of my clinical bed.It’s been three days and three nights since I was diagnosed with

the anthill

The wet dream of any ambitious psychopath or sociopath is an anthill.It’s the communist or fascist dystopia when the whole population enters a predetermined role. It’s a world where the sociopath would be the only queen with a personal guard, soldiers, and a whole bunch of indistinct peasants.It’s an universe where nobody would dare being

perfectionism versus strategy

Modern psychology, to my mind, doesn’t take sufficiently into account that there are two definite categories of human beings.And that these two categories don’t behave the same way at all. Resiliency for example, that has been so glorified these last twenty years and was pointing at the victory of the psyche against adversity, is a

dangerous ego

There are two situations that can over-inflate the ego and they’re just on the opposite sides of the scale: when a person has been led to think he/she is so very important or when a person has been traumatized. Either way, the path downhill through is the same.