By locating the roots of many problems in our childhood rather than external forces like ghosts or previous lives, Freud gave us ownership to our own lives. But even so, what we do to others may turn out to be just as important for our self-realisation as what others once did to us.
The unconscious is beyond our control, but influences our thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Meditation facilitates deep bodily and mental relaxation and brings us closer to unconscious impulses, thereby reducing their hold on our lives. Article by new Acem initiator Thor Udenæs.