THE FOLLOWING MATERIAL comes from a mixture of sources. The ideas they present are meant to inspire curiosity about human behavior, emotions, psychological development and trauma. Some of these clips reference and describe abuse, war, and death. Please be mindful of your own relationship to those ideas before moving on, if you choose to do so.


Attachment Theory and Emotional Regulation: Halifax Psychologist, Brad Peters, talks about attachment theory and emotion regulation, as it relates to emotional intelligence, connection in relationships, and psychological resilience. Attachment is a term that describes an emotional bond - initially in childhood, with the parent or caregiver, but then later in life as well, with close friendships and romantic partners.


Jake, the laid-back superego: Using Adventure Time’s character Jake as a fun example of the role of the super ego in the structure of the human psyche.


Healing Attachment Trauma through Attuned Love: Jacob Ham, a friend and amazing therapist, highlights a therapy session that addresses healing trauma through attuned love.


Who is Don Draper? A fictional depiction of a man who’s early trauma haunts him throughout his life.


Life after 40 years in prison: In this video, we introduce you to Danny. A man who served 40 years in prison through 2 separate prison sentences. The first being 24 years, then after 11 months of freedom would end up getting locked up again for 16 years.


Consciousness, our private sense of inner awareness, is the one big question to which we might find answers. Robert's Book: The Mystery of Existence: Why Is There Anything At All?


Childhood development: Dr. Bruce Perry discusses the disconnect between what our children need to thrive and what the modern world has to offer, emphasizing the importance of human connections at early stages in life. He also offers tools for parents to help their children develop healthy minds, nurture friendships, overcome traumatic experiences, and feel cherished.


Sex & Intimacy: Nouvelle frontière entre la sexualité et l'intimité Bestselling author of "Hold me Tight" and "Love Sense." She's a clinical psychologist and professor, and the creator of a new type of relationship therapy: emotionally focused couples therapy. She has also trained thousands of therapists around the world.


Nietzsche and how to become who you are: In this video we shed light on what it means to "become who you are", and in the process, explore some of Nietzsche's fascinating psychological insights.


When the DMT is released: Athene's Theory of Everything "This is a fascinating theory that draws from numerous fields of study. Athene's Theory of Everything" No copyright. Upload freely.


The forgotten Veterans: Vietnam veterans who are physically and psychologically wounded receive no hero's welcome because of their drug addictions. GI Bill, educational benefits as well as medical benefits are not available to them. All they come back home to are heroin and methadone on the streets of New York.


Battered children: A depiction of the increasing problem of child abuse and neglect in the United States. When parents abuse and batter their children, the battered children become abusive parents themselves. New, innovative programs are being put in place to stop this cycle of violence.


Children of Darkness is an Oscar nominated 1983 documentary film produced and written by Richard Kotuk and Ara Chekmayan. It explored the topic of juvenile psychiatry - an acute lack of mental health care in America for seriously emotionally disturbed youth.


Child of Rage: Learn how a young girl, Beth, became a sadistic psychopath, and see her transformation to a feeling human being. Video-taped sessions of her therapy, which includes emotionless confessions, convey the subjective reality of a young girl.