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24JAN2014

Edmund Bergler, Long-Forgotten Psychoanalyst
posted in Psychology by admin
Edmund Bergler was an American Psychoanalyst
from the 20th century, whose work was based off of
Freudian psychoanlysis. A lot of his published work is
based on the unconscious and how it dictates our
actions. How does this relate to money issues? Well,
according to Bergler, our unconscious wishes for us to
suffer. The psychological neurotic is preconditioned
through years and years of bad habits to suffer instead
of working his or her way out of the bad situation.
Sounds a bit kooky, doesn’t it? But I swear that it
makes sense. Bergler wrote about basically every type
of psychological problem that exists: weight troubles,
financial woes, divorce, the lack of laughter in one’s
life, even creativity and productivity.
Sadly, Bergler’s kind of forgotten. Why, though, when his work makes so much sense?
I’m going to attempt to shed some light on Bergler, along with my own financial goals, through this
blog. Many of his books are out-of-print. My hope in giving him a spotlight here on this little stage
is to drum up at least a little interest in him so that his work is not forgotten. Trust me, it’s actually
really useful.
To that end, I’ll start by offering the ten rules for combating not-too-severe cases of tension (aka
anxiety). These are found in Tensions Can Be Reduced to Nuisances
(http://www.amazon.com/Tensions-Can-Reduced-Nuisances-Not-Too-Neurotic/dp/0871401231),
last published in 1979.

Determine whether some of your tensions are not self-created. with a constant flow of nuisances. Be prepared to “face the music. instead of paying them the costly compliment of elevation to “intolerable tensions. 6. 10. of course. 9. Accept the fact that everybody unconsciously harbors self-damaging tendencies.wordpress. Bergler. Ask yourself whether you aren’t an unconscious in-justice collector and self-appointed trouble maker. 2.” 4. I encourage everyone to look up Dr. 5. 3. tax-free.” The criticism may be valid.ca. not clarifying. unconsciously. 1. Accept the truism that “the world is not your oyster. it is your business to cope with and neutralize these nuisances internally. Don’t automatically dismiss your environment’s indictment of you as a person who “asks for it” and “leads with his chin. Keep your sense of proportion. you are “your own best friend and well-wisher”. Understand that your “inexplicable depressions” and “lousy moods” are no more than alibis presented to your inner conscience. 7.” His language may be a little old-fashioned but his ideas are not. His books are out of print but you can find more information at edmundberlger. Consciously. “I’m just that type of person. the story may be different.(http://becomingsolvent. but you can keep them on the level of incidental irritations.ca) .” in the form of constant reproaches from your inner conscience. Don’t accept your tensions at face value. You cannot eradicate nuisances.” The world provides you.jpg) Found via Pinterest and edited to be a little more Berglerian. excusing them by making the convenient claim. 8.com/2014/01/worldnot-your-oyster. Since the complex detail-interconnections in your “tensions” are beyond your reach. the reasons for your tensions. start your attack on these tensions by sending up a trial balloon: consciously perceived (though not understood) indictment of self-damage unconsciously enjoyed.files. Recognize the fact that the aggressive actions of the people in your environment are not necessarily meant to attack you personally. understand that your conscious rationalizations have the purpose of obscuring. (http://edmundbergler.

.com.. 28 € Comprar  Edmund Bergler. He encourage parents to never ever except their son’s homosexuality and when a homosexual was in the position of power he was a cruel megalomaniacal tyrant. | The Adelle Theme. I had no idea. It’s hard to find his work these days so I haven’t read any of his theories on homosexuality. 2014 at 4:55 pm One of the reasons that Dr. Bergler wound up on the dust heap of psychoanalytic history was due to his theorizing about homosexuality that was as hostile and ill-informed as any of the 1950s analysts. he took unimaginably nasty potshots at homosexuals. Follow Follow “Becoming Solvent” . Nice stuff huh ? Reply admin June 20. I know that he had written about it but because it doesn’t pertain to me I haven’t looked into it.com/about-these-ads/) Guía de aplicación de la instrucción de horm igón estructur.About these ads (http://wordpress. LongForgotten Psychoanalyst” David Ferguson June 9. Thank you for stopping by to let me know. 2014 at 2:30 am Wow. Aside from theorizing. Reply Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Good to know. Tensions Can be Reduced to Nuisances  2 Comments 2 thoughts on “Edmund Bergler.

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