Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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What philosophy can teach us about our daily life
Susi Ferrarello Ph.D.
Practicing suspension can help with anxiety and frustration during the pandemic and moments of deep uncertainty.
What is unconditional love? Is it possible to love unconditionally in romantic relationships? Does unconditional love make us lazy human beings?
Do you ever feel scared of what you desire?
When love is giving what you don't have to someone who doesn't want it.
Wildfires, lockdown, isolation. Do you feel anxious? A few words on what is missing and how to cope with it.
How a serious commitment to pleasure can keep us sane during this pandemic
Emotional sharing is so important for our well-being and psychological balance. Here's how you can find the courage to do it.
How to keep our world beautiful and surprising.
What if you are the narcissist? How can you understand if you are stuck in a narcissistic pattern?
There's a place for happiness and sadness in our lives — allowing both may even make us happier.
As the saying goes, sometimes it might be better to be happy than right.
What's desperation? How can it help us to become who we really are? How can it increase the quality of our life?
Is there a connection between generosity and attention? Is generosity always visible?
What does it mean to be honest today? Is honesty just our ability to vent and be straightforward no matter what?
What kind of love do you want to attract in your life?
Do women tend to hide their strength in order to be more attractive to their partners?
What is success? Is it an idea that menaces us, preventing us from taking care of ourselves and others? Or is it our ability to know what we really want to achieve?
The chronic pain of missing home.
What's rationality for you?
How can you overcome the sense of hopelessness that comes from feeling ashamed of yourself
What's the meaning of thinking? Is it different from being worried?
Is technology a problem? Was it in the past?
What is jealousy? Can we escape from it? Are you a jealous person?
Don't worry, be happy!
Love or Luck?Would you like to be betrayed, forgotten, or abandoned for other younger and more divine bodies?
Why does our sexual appetite come and go? Is sex an activity that brings pleasure because it nurtures our ego? Or is it the opposite? Is sex so good because it disrupts our ego?
How often does it happen that partners decide to put the couple before themselves as individuals?
Is marriage the place in which we find pleasure?
What is autism? What does Socrates say about it?
Sex. What's the origin of this term? What did philosophers have to say about it? Are we scared of it?
Susi Ferrarello, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Francisco, and a philosophical counselor.