Inspiration Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. Henry Ward Beecher. The Philosopher’s Corner Happy Good Friday everyone. I am not here to preach, but to offer philosophical and psychological insight into the nature of… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom continues his exploration of Middle Life Development. Believe, Achieve. and Advance Confidently In The Direction of Your Dreams!!!
After completing my doctoral studies, I turned to reading for pleasure to sustain my voracious appetite for knowledge. Blogs, vlogs, self help books, myths, fairytales, and literature on mens issues filled my time, as I sought to transition from a prescribed dream to a dream of my own undertaking. When a student leaves the teacher,… Continue Reading
Psychosocial theory, like psychosexual theory, divides childhood into five distinct stages. Erikson’s fourth stage of development occurs during primary school years (6-12 years of age), centers on the psychosocial crisis of industry versus inferiority, and runs parallel to latency. During this stage, the superego further adapts to social expectations. Children during this stage learn the… Continue Reading
Dr. Maples explores how analytical psychology was built upon the theoretical constructs of Freud's theory of psychosexual development.
As a child, I remember watching the nightly news with my grandfather. I can remember the ticking time watch of 60 minutes counting down, as the news anchors would discuss factual events of the day, leaving the commentary for the viewers to work through on their own accord. Back then, it seemed like we were… Continue Reading