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Tag: Sabine Starr

A Changing World, the Weather and You

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Time is moving faster and harder. Even the weather is not like it used to be. Kids don´t know how to behave anymore. Politicians: don´t even get me started. No matter how difficult times seem today, compared to yesterday, we always have our psychological perspective of what’s occurring. In any given time […]

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The Super-Ego – an Ego on Steroids?

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Super-Ego – an Ego on Steroids?

by Mrs. Freud Sigmund Freud, the Father of Psychoanalysis, coined the term “Super-Ego.” It is a concept we all carry inside ourselves that helps us with ethical conduct and moral decisions. It is responsible for self-imposed standards of behavior. We “acquire” the Super-Ego while growing up and getting feedback from our parents on our behavior, […]

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Leave Judgment to the Judges

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every time a new TV show pops up with the setting containing a board of judges, I sigh and dig in my heels knowing we’re losing our ability to communicate effectively because the norm is now to devalue people. Meaning, while such shows seem to be very popular, we are continuously desensitized to giving judgment […]

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Transformation Instead of Resolutions

| January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s another new year, and another fresh start. The first days of January have a special quality and are full of promise. Although I am a professional in habit changes and it is my passion, I am not fond of New Year´s resolutions. Too often have I seen them just ending up as empty promises […]

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Making Special Days Special – With Courage

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Living in Southern California, every day has the potential to be a special day. It`s great to live here. The weather is phenomenal, the opportunities are abundant, and so is the landscaping. Our lifestyle is pretty exceptional. When you consider all of this and the fact that our psychological makeup has us habituate to the […]

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Secret # 10: Acceptance

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Secret # 10: Acceptance

This concludes the 10 month series of simple secrets to a fulfilled life. I hope you have enjoyed it and have tried out some of the exercises on the way. You may always go back and re-read them (www.MarvelsandStars.com/blog.html), the simple wisdom keeps on growing and reveals something new every time. I have also pointed […]

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Secret # 2: Why an Innocent Approach is a Smart Way to Go

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The second secret in this series of 10 simple ways to experience relief in daily life is: Adopting a Stand for Innocence. My company motto, “Reclaim the Ease of a Childhood Summer,” is inspired by that way of being. If you watch a child at play you can see how he/she is absorbed in the […]

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Secret # 1: Confidentiality, or Why Paying Attention to Gossip Matters

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Secret # 1: Confidentiality, or Why Paying Attention to Gossip Matters

  Last month I introduced a series of 10 stunningly simple secrets that can make a big difference in daily life. This month I talk about the first secret: Confidentiality. While the term is most often used by professionals like health practitioners or psychologists, it is worth looking at it for our own use in […]

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