What this suggests is that we should not think of the self-saboteur as a person who first adopts a view on which he or she is not worthy of success and who then sabotages his or her own way to failure, as per a Freudian explanation; rather, a person may begin with no such conviction. Someone may turn into a self-saboteur gradually, by increasing the time spent fantasizing, much as Jonas does. In the process, such people give themselves more and more evidence that they are not cut out for success, because they repeatedly do the opposite of what it would take to succeed. The root of the problem of self-sabotage is often not an unhealthy self-image but bad habits of action. … [Read more...] about Self-Sabotage
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But despite the fine performances and sumptuous period photography, Season One is much clearer on what it doesn’t want to be than on what it does. There’s a recent trend in TV — one that started with Netflix, but has spread to the other streamers and eventually to cable outfits like HBO — to treat your entire first season as a premise pilot, explaining in detail how these characters come together to do whatever it is they do. This ignores that the great majority of premise pilots are clunky and more trouble than they’re worth, and that what works best is to just get as quickly as possible to telling stories with that premise. Elongating the process — and using a court case that probably could have been resolved within a couple of episodes, if that — only makes things more frustrating. That brief glimpse of Mason, Street, and Drake as colleagues and relative equals was more exciting than most of the season’s tortured backstory put … [Read more...] about ‘Perry Mason’ Finale: A Courtroom Collapse
Young was arrested with thallium in his pocket. Diaries at his home detailed the doses he’d administered. In one entry, reported by the Mail, it said: ‘Di irritated me intensely yesterday, so I packed her off home with an attack of sickness. I only gave her something to shake her up. I now regret I didn’t give her a larger dose.’ … [Read more...] about The murders most foul: He was jailed for the callous slaughter of three people… but did the Beast of Belgravia actually butcher ELEVEN victims?