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


The Qigong Documentary, "Qigong - Ancient Chinese Healing for the 21st Century"


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?


The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things.


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.


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


It's easy to blame ourselves for not feeling 100% in our minds, but some of the causes of mental unwellness have to do with large systemic problems in our so...


The online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults, conducted in October, found 31 percent of Americans have been bullied as an adult and many (43%) say the behavior has become more accepted this past year. The survey defined bullying as being subjected to repeated, negative behavior intended to harm or intimidate.


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.


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.


Everybody feels lonely sometimes. But only few of us are aware how important this feeling was for our ancestors - and that our modern world can turn it into something that really hurts us. Why do we feel this way and what can we do about it?

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: The story of a little girl, whose early childhood abuse destroyed her capability to love. Through attuned services and the compassion of adoptive parents, hope is returned to Beth, who now speaks on behalf of victims of abuse, and of hope.