Author Archives: rgl

About rgl

A retired Canadian educator and psychotherapist living in Mexico in the winter and in Canada the rest of the year.

Who is Responsible?

I’ve been having a discussion regarding the idea being responsibility for other people’s thoughts and feelings. Our society pays lip service to the notion that we all must own our own thoughts and feelings. Yet, when it comes to things … Continue reading

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Symbols of Balance For the Psyche

I tried using both of my DSLR cameras to arrive at a decision as to which is the best for this type of shot. The Sony ?550 was better than the Sony ?6000. I wasn’t surprised as the lenses were quite different. The … Continue reading

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Putting the Pieces Back Together Again

Kintsugi is a Japanese term that talks about repair –  and treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. As the image shows, we can think of Kintsugi in terms of how … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence and Making a Difference

The book is finally published and available for people to read. It is the third and final book in the Healing the Soul, Skyclad series. And as with all the other books in the series, the profits from the book … Continue reading

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Cover Photo – Book Three

  I am in the final phase of producing book three for publishing. I am hoping that the book will be ready for mid-April. I do have the cover ready for the book. I am including the cover and the … Continue reading

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Review of The Survival Papers – Daryl Sharp

I first read the Survival Papers: Anatomy of a Midlife Crisis in the 1990s when I was beginning a delayed journey through my own midlife crisis. As I read these words in the introduction to Daryl Sharp’s book, I saw an uncanny … Continue reading

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Part of the Story of Emergence from Darkness

I am very busy lately with the writing of volume three in the Broken Road series that tell the story of being broken and the road back to wellness, a journey that has embraced depth psychology (Jungian mostly), naturism, and … Continue reading

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Blinded By Our Personal Lens

I am re-posting this blog post from March, 2011 when I was a university instructor in China. The ideas spoken in the blog are still relevant today. This is a scene that I love to see over and over again … Continue reading

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For the Women In My Life

I am writing a different kind of post today, one that is for my daughters, my daughter-in-law, and all the women and girls that fill this incredible planet. This image is borrowed with hopes that no one takes issue with … Continue reading

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One Does Not Become – Soul Loss – Loss of Libido

Loss of soul. The loss of libido, one’s life force and energy is tied up with loss of soul. Most forms of psychology and psychotherapy have no room for the idea, even the existence of soul. The word is too … Continue reading

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