Blog Articles From May 2016

Blog Articles From May 2016

The Psychological Reasons For Prince’s Exceptional Creativity, Drug Addiction And Untimely Death: Part 3

In the first two articles, we explored the framework to Prince’s exceptional creativity as well as the environment which turned that creative potential into success. In this final article, we explore the psychological Achilles’ heel which created a vulnerability to addiction and likely led to his untimely death. As a reclusive lone male, without a family of his own, we might predict that Prince’s sense of self worth would build from where he derived the greatest appreciation and validation, namely, the area he truly excelled at, his work. Without ‘normal’ […]...

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The Psychological Reasons For Prince’s Exceptional Creativity, Drug Addiction And Untimely Death: Part 2

In article one, we briefly explored the factors likely present in Prince’s psychological make up which laid the foundations for his potential creativity. In this second article, we explore the factors which transformed his psychological potential into success. It is widely known that Prince suffered from a difficult early childhood, involving his parent’s divorce, isolation at school, running away from home, and navigating multiple family homes. Whilst it cannot be concluded that he was subject to abuse in a traditional sense, it would be apt to conclude that the psychological […]...

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Why Did Kylo Ren Turn To The Dark Side?

Ben Solo, the only son of Hans Solo and Princess Leia was lured to the Dark Side by Supreme Leader Snoke, but why? Kylo Ren (aka Ben Solo’s Dark Side alter ego) like his grandfather Darth Vader is angry, the forces of the Dark Side are able to take advantage of this and manipulate him into turning away from the Light. There are no obvious present day triggers for Kylo Ren’s anger, when this happens it usually means what we are feeling is related to something that has happened in […]...

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