Eclectic Energies

The psyche and the unconscious

Learn what the unconscious is, and how it is a large part of our psyche. Explore your feelings by chatting with the electronic therapist.

  • The Unconscious
    What the unconscious is, where it comes from and how it works.
  • Defensiveness
    How we protect and defend ourselves from unpleasant feelings.
  • The Superego
    The superego that, in irrational ways, makes us adhere to lots of rules.
  • Being Yourself
    Dealing with the unconscious to be more yourself.

Being real

Our psyche can feel both self-evident and elusive. This has to do with the fact that the "unconscious" is such an important part of it.

We can get angry, ashamed, or afraid of things that are not really that bad. Yet, it doesn't seem easy to change those reactions.

We can get hurt by what people say about us. We want others to have a good impression of us, and we lie to avoid problems. We say that some people have a "big ego."

In order to get a better grip on this, it's good to understand what this unconscious is.