Body-language and nonverbal communication

Melanie Klein the “mother” of child psychology

Melanie Klein (30 March 1882 – 22 September 1960) is one of the founding figures of psychoanalysis. Building on the discoveries of Sigmund Freud, she recognised the centrality of the infant’s first relationships with its primary caregivers and, most significantly, she elucidated the early mental processes that build up a person’s inner emotional world.

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Bion…..obviously the best analyst following Sigmund Freud

Wilfred Bion, one of the most original and intriguing psychoanalysts after Freud is worth being remembered.

 Wilfred Bion (8 September 1897 – 8 November 1979) has been twinned with Jacques Lacan as “inspired bizarre analysts…who demand not that their patients get better but that they pursue Truth”. ‘Bion’s ideas are highly unique’, so that he ‘remained larger than life to almost all who encountered him’. He has been considered by Neville Symington as possibly “the greatest psychoanalytic thinker…after Freud”. read more:
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13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence (EQ).

In a study conducted at UCLA, subjects rated over 500 adjectives based on their perceived significance to likability. The top-rated adjectives had….read more here:

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How to detect narcissistic tendencies during dating

What is narcissism?

In way too short, narcissism is a set of coping mechanisms and strategies to deal with unstable self-esteem and low capacity for empathy that results from unmet interpersonal needs in childhood.

So what might that look like in a marriage?  What might it be like to be married to a narcissist?

First, I want to clarify……if interested have a look there:


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New Psychoanalytic Theory Books Published in March 2017

more about coffee with Freud, or what is common together with Freud, Marx and Einstein. Or sexuality or the late Freud. Or if you believe it or not about the anti-Ödipus. Just have a look.

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Sartre and existentialism

Sartre was certainly the most famous French writer, as well as one of the best-known living philosophers. Introducing Sartre explains the basic ideas inspiring his world view, and pays particular attention to his idea of freedom. It also places his thinking on literature in the context of the 20th century debate on its nature and function. It examines his ideas on Marxism, his enthusiasm for the student rebellion of 1968, and his support for movements of national liberation in the Third World. The book also provides a succinct account of his life, and especially of the impact which his unusual childhood had on his attitude towards French Society.

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How to Cure Anxiety — One Workaholic’s Story, Six Techniques That Work

Do you feel a constant sense of dread? Do you have trouble breathing, relaxing, and sleeping? Do you worry that you’re losing control, or that you’re going to die?

In other words: are you trapped in your own personal hell?

You want to overcome? Here is a try. Have a look and of course try to do it in your daily life.

How to Cure Anxiety — One Workaholic’s Story, Six Techniques That Work

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Winnicott`s birthday today

Winnicott conceptualized the psyche of the child as developing in relation to a real, influential parent. For a child to develop a healthy, genuine self, as opposed to a false self, Winnicott felt, the mother must be a “good-enough mother” who relates to the child with “primary maternal preoccupation.”

Winnicott’s theory is especially innovative regarding his conceptualization of the psychic space between the mother and Infant….read more


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Children`s Human Rights

The United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is a comprehensive, internationally binding agreement on the rights of children:

These include:

  • the right to life, survival and development
  • the right to have their views respected and to have their best interests considered at all times
  • the right to a name and nationality, freedom of expression and access to information about them
  • the right to live in a family environment or alternative care and to have contact with both parents if possible
  • health and welfare rights – including rights for disabled children – the right to health and health care and social security
  • the right to education, leisure, culture and the arts
  • special protection for refugee children, children in the juvenile justice system, children deprived of their liberty and children suffering economic, sexual or other forms of exploitation.

The rights in the convention apply to all children and young people, with no exceptions.

And dont forget ist children`s day.


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Listen Little man!

“You differ from a great man in only one respect: the great man was once a very little man, but he developed one important quality: he recognized the smallness and narrowness of his thoughts and actions. Under the pressure of some task that meant a great deal to him, he learned to see how his smallness, his pettiness endangered his happiness. In other words, a great man knows when and in what way he is a little man. A little man does not know he is little and is afraid to………”

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