Click here to read Richard House’s review published in Association for Humanistic Psychology’s Self & Society Journal, Volume 49 No.1 Spring 2021.

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As Things Get Worse

As Things Get Worse
July 7 / 2021

For the last hundred years or so, significant portions of the population within so-called liberal democracies in the global north have known comfort, ease, and personal liberties that have been unprecedented since at least the patriarchal turn. It’s not a new phenomenon for some people within a stratified society to …

Flow, Decision-Making, and Conflict

Flow, Decision-Making, and Conflict
June 11 / 2021 In an oversimplified way, when flow is interrupted, we need to activate either the decision-making system or the conflict system.

States, Collective Wellbeing, and Our Future

States, Collective Wellbeing, and Our Future
April 11 / 2021 States are a patriarchal invention, not a natural given about humans. They were created early on within the establishment of patriarchal forms.

The Practice of Mourning Challenges: an Example from a Visit to Israel

The Practice of Mourning Challenges:  an Example from a Visit to Israel
March 1 / 2021

Mourning is an act of softening. It supports us in softly closing the gap between what we want, envision, or long for, and what actually exists. In the absence of mourning, we are likely to try to do it with some degree of force: either by trying to force ourselves …

How Children Learn About Others’ Needs

How Children Learn About Others’ Needs
February 25 / 2021

In contemporary, patriarchal societies, mothering often leads to mothers giving up on their own needs, because of the lack of a communal context of togetherness and support. One of the results of this is that, as children, we don’t learn about the needs of others as an organic limit we …