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20 Most Recent Post Titles with Excerpts

A bare list of links to the last 20 blog posts with linked titles, author and date, a short excerpt, and a continue-reading link.

On Butterfly-Hunting and Insomnia

By Antoinetta Vogels | January 3, 2011

This little story is a metaphor and aims to be an illustration of a particular psycho-emotional make up: the need to achieve certain results through doing particular things which, when done with a good result generate a certain kind of feel-good-about-self  – a feeling that is experienced deep down as a ‘right to exist’ or…

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Is Alcoholism a hereditary disease or a personal, avoidable problem?

By Antoinetta Vogels | July 9, 2010

As I am working my way through the one and only booklet that seems to be a guideline for gathering knowledge on what the facts are about alcoholism and which dates from 1981, Under the Influence*, I can’t still help to feel the need to publish my personal opinion. When I first started to look…

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A Direct versus an Indirect Relationship with your Self

By Antoinetta Vogels | October 17, 2009

Throughout the majority of my life I had an “indirect” relationship with myself. An indirect relationship is where you experience your Self through achievements, e.g. conditions to fulfill, tasks to complete, or trying to be perfect. I am currently working on having a “direct” relationship with myself. Recently I had awareness of this while driving to the…

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