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The Virtue of Nonconformity

When fitting in conflicts with moral decency

Photo by Jonathan Cooper on Unsplash

For good and for bad, we are all personally familiar with the need to conform. A natural instinct and a group phenomenon that is reinforced by social uniformity, conformity is a universal reality. Founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud elaborated on this propensity when he suggested that the mental processes of power and safety that occur in…

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Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Therapist, Coach & Author. Complex Trauma & Addiction. Dual citizen 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 traveler, lover of art and nature. I appreciate the absurd. Sheritherapist.com