Jerry’s Place

Jerry’s Website


Who I am… someone searching through possible candidates

I think of Jill as

My educator, not necessarily my teacher

Her investment in controlling the narrative was not to be challenged.

Just respect her accomplishments and age

Mindfulness as Mind Control

Instead of setting practitioners free, it helps them adjust to the very conditions that caused their problems.

The fundamental message of the mindfulness movement is that the underlying cause of dissatisfaction and distress is in our heads.

Mindfulness can be a means of control in social relationships in that it is said that the problem is in one’s mind, not in the relationship.

Self-centered as opposed to narcissistic

The Search for Social Identity

August 31st, 2019|Comments Off on The Search for Social Identity

If self-uncertainty motivates people to identify with a group and internalize that identity as a key part of who they are, they need to be confident that they know exactly what the group's identity is.

What Is Imposter Syndrome

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on What Is Imposter Syndrome

What Is Imposter Syndrome? By Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Last updated:27 Jan 2019 ~ 4 min read Have you ever felt like an imposter or fraud? You’re not alone. Particularly in a professional setting, people

The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

February 18th, 2019|Comments Off on The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

Read newsletters instead of News Feeds. Fall back to private group chats. Put the person back in personalization. Buy your own server. Start a blog. Embrace anonymity. Own your own domain. Spend time on federated social networks rather than centralized ones. Source: The Soothing Promise of Our

Self is not entirely lost in dementia

February 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Self is not entirely lost in dementia

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of

Dissociative identity disorder

February 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Dissociative identity disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two distinct and relatively enduring personality states. There is often trouble remembering certain events, beyond what would be explained by ordinary forgetfulness. These states alternately

Ethics of Authorship

December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Ethics of Authorship