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Psyche & Soul 50: Midlife VI -REDEEMING THE ``SHADOW``
Hello, this is Jose Parappully, Salesian priest and clinical psychologist at Sumedha Centre for Psychospiritual Wellbeing at Jeolikote, Uttarakhand with the 50th Edition of Psyche and Soul.

In this 50th edition of edition of Psyche & Soul, Jose Parappully, Salesian priest and clinical psychologist talks about the redemption of the Shadow at Midlife.

Midlife is the time when the shadow makes its presence felt. The  ``shadow`` is that part of our personality that is repressed because it conflicts with the way we wish to see ourselves and to be seen by others. It is those parts of our personality we are now unaware of because they were deemed incompatible with our ideal personality and have been conveniently forgotten.
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Preventive Method of Education and Its Reverse Effects
An educational experiment which is commonly known as Preventive System is a method of education that was promulgated by John Bosco who is commonly known as Don Bosco. In Memoirs of the Oratory of Saint Francis de Sales from 1815 to 1855, the autobiography of this great educator, he explains the basics of this method of education. He lived and experimented with this method all his life. Gradually it grew, understood and became more specific in settings and institutions managed by his collaborators and their disciples across the globe. Its buoyancy is a matter of in-depth study for adaptation and continuity. This paper study the impact of the Preventive system on the educator.

Keywords - Don Bosco, Education, Expressive System, PS
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LITANY OF LORETO EXPLAINED
``Litany of Loreto Explained`` is highly informative and will surely increase our devotion to Blessed Mother.  Each title is beautifully explained. It can be used for our own self-learning and Catechesis.

Click on the link below to see the video
https://youtu.be/IZGUDvKQUHc


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The Red Diamonds of Kangleipak, The Ransom Paid
A Tribute to the martyrs of Imphal ... (Frs Raphael Paliakara SDB, Andrias SDB and Cl. Shinu SDB...
May they intercede for all of us ...

Send it to all your friends and family ..
Click on the link below to see the video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsVp8uGMUwo


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Psyche & Soul 48: MIDLIFE -REASSESSMENT OF ``DREAMS.``
In this weekend edition of Psyche & Soul, Jose Parappully,  Salesian priest and clinical psychologist at Sumedha Centre for Psychospiritual Wellbeing at Jeolikote, Uttarakhand, (sumedhacentre@gmail.com) discusses the reassessment of  our ``Dream``  at midlife. The dream is a vision we create for ourselves in our youth or early adulthood in regard to our future. It is something that inspires and motivates us and around which we organize our life energies.
Full Text at http://pojose.blogspot.com
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Psyche & Soul 47 MIDLIFE - TIME FOR REASSESSMENT
The emotional awareness that slowly creeps upon us at midlife has profound impact on our psyche and soul, explains Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com). It leads to a shift in time consciousness resulting in an reassessment of our priorities in life..
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Psyche & Soul 46: MIDLIFE: EMOTIONAL AWARENESS OF MORTALITY
In the last weekend`s podcast of Psyche & Soul Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com)  spoke of four kinds of journeys resulting from the quest for meaning and purpose in life. What triggers this quest is what Elliott Jacques, the first to introduce the concept of midlife into psychological and social discourse, termed ``emotional awareness of one`s mortality.``

What this phrase means is that we recognise, as never before, that we are going to die soon, that we have lived more years than we are going to live.
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Psyche & Soul 45: MIDLIFE JOURNEYING
In this weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul, Jose Parappully  I shall describes four kinds of journeys we undertake during the Midlife passage: Journey inward which includes a Journey into the past, and a journey outward which includes a journey into the future.
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Psyche & Soul 44: AWAKENING TO MIDLIFE
During the past few weekend podcasts Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gamil.com)has been presenting on Mental Health and Illness. This week he begin a series of podcasts on the Midlife transition which has a profound impact on our lives. This weekend the focus is on ``Awakening to Midlife.``
The period from the late 30`s to late 40`s is for most people the most fruitful and satisfying in terms of professional work and creativity.  It is toward the end of this fruitful and personally and professionally satisfying period that the rumblings of a midlife transition makes itself felt.
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Psyche & Soul 43: PARANOID PERSONALITY DISORDER
In this weekends` podcast Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com) focuses on four salient features of the Paranoid Personality Disorder, namely inordinate suspicion, intrapsychic dynamics, interpersonal relationships, self-defeating work patterns, and presents some of the root causes that lead to the disorder, as well as treatment approaches.
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Psyche & Soul 42: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
In this weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com) describes Borderline Personality Disorder - characteristics, underlying assumptions, origins and treatment options.

Persons suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are very sensitive to the way others treat them, feeling intense joy and gratitude at perceived expressions of kindness, and intense sadness or anger at perceived criticism or hurtfulness. They are especially sensitive to feelings of rejection and can become very vindictive.
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BIS Psyche & Soul 41: OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER
In this weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul,  Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com)  shall explore Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder.
The essential feature of the disorder is a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control.
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Psyche & Soul 40: NARCISSISTIC PERSONLAITY DISORDER
In this weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul, Dr. Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com) explores Narcissistic Personality Disorder which takes a toll especially on our interpersonal relationships. He contrasts the Narcissistic  profile with Jesus` personality and presents Jesus` washing of the disciples` feet as the focus for prayer.
see also http://pojose.blogspot.com
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Psyche & Soul 39: PERSONALITY DISORDERS
In the weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul, Jose Parappully (sumedhacentre@gmail.com) presents another grojup of mental illness, namely, Personality Disorders which take a toll especially on our interpersonal relationships.
A Personality Disorder, as defined by the DSM ``is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behaviour that deviates markedly from the individual`s culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has on onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads to significant subjective distress or functional impairment.``
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Psyche & Soul 38: POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISRODER (PTSD)
In this weekend`s edition of Psyche & Soul, Jose Parappully (sumedhscentre@gmail.com) explores Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly known as PTSD: its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed an intensely traumatic or terrifying event in which there was serious physical or emotional harm or threat, accompanied by intense fear, helplessness, or horror. Such events include sexual or physical assault, the unexpected death of a loved one, an accident, or natural disaster.
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