How can past experience alter how we view current experiences?

Jacob Teitelbaum
Integrative Medicine

We interpret our current experiences through the lens of our past history and the unconscious parts of our psyche that we project outward onto (i.e., that we see in) others. Because of this projection, we may never really see and know the people in our lives, even those we love dearly. In addition, our constant misinterpreting of what they are saying and meaning creates a lot of confusion, suffering, and loss of relationships.

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