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Is there a more “original” self?


Western psychology is oriented toward the individual and therefore its concepts of self refer to the individual self. Eastern thought stretch the concept of self more broadly. The Upanishadic seers of India developed a philosophy of self as early as about 700 BCE. Their concept of self is »»

Western concepts of self


The concept of self is not uniformly defined, neither in the philosophical nor in psychological fields. The following is a brief discussion of some modern concepts of self, illustrating the diversity of the Western concept of self. Self psychology has developed in the context of narcissistic and »»

The healing effect of being love


The healing effect of a loving physical contact is a basic human experience in all cultures. It is an experience that is – or at least should be – very familiar to us. And yet I had to make the astonishing observation – not only with myself but also in everyday therapeutic life – how strongly we »»

Qualities of Being Love


Essential qualities of love of being are: Openness, Uncriticism, Naive Wonder, Timelessness, Spacelessness and Permeability, Emptiness, Experience of Freedom and Independence, Eutonic Body State, Tenderness, Aperspectival Experiential World, Oceanic Feeling, Averbal Figurative Process, Contentment »»

How feelings can be defined


The definition of feelings in the mirror of science Clearly, defining feelings and their triggers is a task that generations of scientists and philosophers have been gritting their teeth on. In contrast to the popular view which assumes sensory perception as the trigger of emotion, modern feedback »»

Psychic pain, Psychic Insult and grief


See also Kurt Schneider’s publication:The Social Significance of Soul Pain The negative BASIC sensomotor feelings In addition to the sensomotor  basic feelings, I also count the intestinal basic feelings of hunger, disgust, nausea and vomiting to those negative feelings. Depending »»

Dr. Kurt Eugen Schneider
Dr. Kurt Eugen Schneider