Self-Knowledge College: WHAT’S COMING! (Part 1 of 2)

Self-Knowledge College:  WHAT'S COMING!   Yesterday, I told you about my house move and explained why I haven’t been posting for months. Today, I’ll tell you what’s coming to Self-Knowledge College. I’ll address the most difficult problems people are suffering from. In two … [Read more...]

An apology and an explanation

I want to apologize for not posting for quite a while. I have moved from Caledon, Ontario, which is near Toronto, to Waterloo, Ontario, a city about 100 km south of Caledon. The move was the first in about 25 years and necessitated divesting myself of 1,200 books and 37 bookcases along with the … [Read more...]

The Self Part 10: SELF SINKS SOON! SAVE YOURSELF!

This is Part 10 in a series of articles about the “self.” YOU HAVE POTENCY. ARE YOU GOING TO ACT? Do you remember in the “olden days” of the internet when someone messaged you, the computer “Dinged” and said cheerfully, “You’ve got MAIL!!”? Do you remember in the "olden days" of the internet … [Read more...]

The Self Part 8: Singer Sarah Slean knows who she is

  NO 5  in our series on the SELF. SARAH SLEAN--THE GIRL KNOWS WHAT SHE WANTS! Sarah Slean is a Canadian songwriter/singer who knows who she is and what she wants. She wants to continue to compose songs, sing them and study everything in the world for the rest of her life. She is a … [Read more...]

The Self Part 7: Are you “selfish” in the family? Or preserving your sanity.

ARE YOU SELFISH OR SANE? Is it selfish or sane to ever consider yourself ahead of  your family? (This is no 7 in our series on SELF.) The last time we tried to define selfishness. Today, we’ll look at what some people say is selfish behavior  in the family. Is  your behavior in your family … [Read more...]

The Self Part 5: Selfish vs Selfless (in women)

“SELFISH” VS. “SELFLESS” This is Part 5 in a series of articles about the “Self.” We’re talking about the self here. (This is one in a continuing series of articles about the Self. If you would like to read more on the Self, please see the links to other posts below). We introduce the … [Read more...]

The Self Part 4: Self-discovery without Viagra.

We're discussing finding and/or creating your Self. Number six in the series on SELF: POTENCY AND ACT. (FOR THE EARLIER POSTS IN THE SERIES PLEASE SEE BELOW.) BACK TO POTENCY! (No, not THAT kind of potency! Don't drift on me here!) Well, OK, you COULD call it Viagra for the Self. I … [Read more...]

The Self Part 2: Searching for yourself? Flying blind?

Need a new search party? Try you! When children play Hide and Seek, at least the searchers know who they’re looking for. Do we know who we’re searching for when we’re looking for ourselves? Not usually. Which means we’re flying, or searching, blind Because if we don’t know what we’re looking … [Read more...]

The Self Part 1: Do You Find Yourself or Create it?

AND WHY BOTHER ANYWAY? We joked the other day about “finding ourselves.” MANY EXPERTS ADVISE US TO “FIND OURSELVES.” But the philosopher Thomas Szasz and the writer George Bernard Shaw both say, “The self is not something one finds: it is something one creates.” What? S#*! Many wise … [Read more...]

How to be a success like Genie Bouchard

Secrets of success: Genie Bouchard Wimbledon junior champion 2 years ago at 18. Wimbledon finalist at 20 this year.Why she's a success and how you can be too. Here are a few critical success keys.SELF-CONFIDENCE First she is completely self-confident. When she goes out on the tennis court she … [Read more...]

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