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The Conversion Experience There are two sequences of radical change in beliefs that I call ‘conversion’. These sequences are similar to the two basic sequences of abreaction, and so can be considered to be two more forms of it.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Healing Madness – An Emerging Paradigm for Wellbeing Many people are terrified by mental illness; they are afraid to tell anyone they suspect they may be mentally ill. Most mental illnesses are derived from our societies and cultures. If we do not learn how to talk about our fears safely, we may never learn how to heal ourselves.
{written by : Greg Gourdian}


The Nature of Emotion - Part 1 The analysis of emotions has been ineffectual up till now since they are very difficult to identify, except for a few such as fear and anger. It took me five years of constant awareness to finally identify the range of emotions that I usually experience.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Orientations An idealist has to commit himself to a life of living his ideals if he is to achieve what he values. As he practises his ideals he becomes more sensitive to the various forces within his own mind and within the hidden spiritual world.
{written by : Ian Heath}




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An Examination and Exploration of -The Damaged Personality Disorder - The Self-Defined - Victim The self-defined “Victim” uses stealth personal power strategies to cope with anger, to“control” situations and other people in order to punish and to maintain a sense of superiority. Making use of "stealth" behavior provides the self-defined "Victim" a safety net while acting out this negative behavior pattern.
{written by : Esoteric Library Research Team}


Utopian Idealism The need in the present is for an active form of spirituality, and not a passive one. Active forms allow for a wider range of choice in the manner of expressing one's own concept of spirituality, whereas passive forms tend to get taken over by restrictive organisations.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Verbal Fencing #1 - Deconstructing Self Damaging Dialogues Many people appear to inflict serious damage upon themselves with their inner dialogues. When we learn to break down our inner dialogues and to deconstruct our inner actors and their well-rehearsed scripts we learn how to abate and to heal the damage we have done to our own lives with them.
{written by : Greg Gourdian}


The Nature of Emotion - Part 3 Now I turn to unconscious ideas. Deriving them was not easy. Some emotions occur three times ; for example, self-pity occurs on its own, as a mode of jealousy, and as a mode of guilt, and each one produces a different response.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Abreaction A person's state of emotion is always changing. Whichever emotion is currently present in consciousness, eventually it fades away, only to be immediately replaced by another one. Hence a person experiences an endless flow of emotions.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Resentment and Bitterness In the subconscious mind, immorality is often associated with pleasure. Because such pleasure is socially forbidden, it becomes tied to anxiety. In turn, this anxiety helps to generate compulsion.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Faith Faith is an emotive belief. Belief does not always lead to faith, but a belief has to be supported by faith in order to be meaningful. Faith acts through belief. When a belief crumbles, the emotion that underpins faith has no means of expressing itself, and..
{written by : Ian Heath}


Overview of Conflict with Idealism The practise of the spiritual life produces confusion in the seeker. This confusion has several sources. It is hard enough when the person ploughs his or her way through it meeting just one source at a time.
{written by : Ian Heath}





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