As you know from my blog posts, I combine psycho-philosophical discussions with painted metaphors. The combination of words and images is an opportunity to engage the mind and the soul at the same time. Both intellect and intuition add to the process of holistic (self-)reflection. I live the teachings I write about as much as … Continue reading Thank you: PSYCHOLOGY & ART T-shirts promotion (AWARENESS INTELLIGENCE, 2021 EDITION)
Painting HEART OF NATURE (M. Sager, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 cm)
Here are some pictures from the currently running group exhibition at the Van der Plas Gallery in NYC. Happy to be part of this rich and inspiring show with lots of new ideas beyond the notion of conventional art. You can RSVP or take the 3D tour here: http://vanderplasgallery.com/ Van Der Plas Gallery Cordially Invites … Continue reading “Pre-art” (Vorkunst): The direct and primal expression and representation of forms and symbols
Trinity Warrior II, acrylic on wood panel, 80 x 80 cm ‘Vor Kunst’ “Das Symbolische ist die Vorkunst; und das Symbolische hat dahin fortzugehen, daß das geistige frei werde und sich eine Gestalt gebe, daß sein Dasein Nicht auch ein anderes vorstellt, sondern nur das Geistige vorstellt. Das ist das Ziel des Symbolischen” Georg Wilhelm … Continue reading Shaped into the expression of freedom (‘Pre-art’ at VAN DER PLAS Galery NY)
Wholeness and coherence of thoughts. The Socio-Temporal Mental Schema Analysis (STMSA) and its awareness intelligence properties It’s online now: The novel Self-reflection Tool STMSA. It offers a simple yet holistic approach to explore one’s mental world. The tool’s matrix-organized systematic allows to navigate thought preferences, which indicate mental schema constellations that can explain personality tendencies … Continue reading The novel self-reflection online tool / Das neuartige Online-Tool zur Selbstreflexion (TRY IT OUT)
You won’t find this model anywhere else. Awareness, in the current state of mainstream science, was defined as confined to a finite construct. Therefore it stopped always at some levels of social intelligence. That’s from where Awareness Intelligence goes further and includes all humanity and all time. That’s how we can move from specific spacetime … Continue reading Self-awareness as the starting point
When the pursuit of personal happiness is replaced by a genuine quest for meaning, when relationships are kept free from possessive judgments and expectations, and when peace is made with all humanity at all times, one is rewarded with true happiness, freedom, and peace of mind. This is the threefold benefits from the three tenets of Awareness Intelligence.
English / GermanAwareness Intelligence brought to life. Blog / Articles Psychology & Art belong togetherThe purpose of my psychology is less the pursuit of a conventional notion of happiness than the one of a more profound sense of meaning. That is why the fascination of ingenuity beyond mere “decorative” beauty is important to me. Art … Continue reading Mathias Sager Psychology & Art landing front page
Choose to practice and partner with the socio-temporal matrix as often as possible. You will always be challenged again and in new ways, but unfettered Awareness Intelligence will always bring you, albeit not without effort, safely to the next round of life.
Humility is the source and result of honesty and modesty that come from freeness of greed as the expression of reverence for universal life. Such a virtue can’t but being built on the awareness of the connectedness to the meaning of life.
I’m reading from Awareness Intelligence. This and any parts of the text need to be seen in the context of the whole, as some mentioned ideas will be explained elsewhere. Content over form: I wished I’d be better in writing, speaking, and presenting. However, the topic is too important! In that sense, thank you very … Continue reading Reading from Awareness Intelligence (Part I: Introduction) on YouTube
Why art? Why Artooba? Because authentic art is more real than ‘reality.’ It is not distorted by rules, not disguised by pretense, and not distracted by fear. Art and the artist are inseparable, therefore genuinely human. Art should be everywhere to remind us more about these essential truths. Exciting ARTOOBA news! Our CEO Mila’s interview … Continue reading Artooba: Global Art network of alternative venues
Great article about self-efficacy, enthusiasm, motivation, and perseverance, … and the anime character Shoyo Hinata. See the original and more on the blog Crushing the Moon (https://crushingonthemoon.wordpress.com/2018/07/01/thoughtful-moments-6-is-shoyo-hinata-delusional/) Is Shoyo Hinata Delusional? Author: peregrineprincess Shoyo Hinata is a tiny boy with huge dreams. He knows that volleyball is a sport dominated by extremely tall players, and yet at … Continue reading An Inspiring Article about Self-efficacy, Enthusiasm, Motivation, and Perseverance (Sharing “Is Shoyo Hinata Delusional?” https://crushingonthemoon.wordpress.com/2018/07/01/thoughtful-moments-6-is-shoyo-hinata-delusional/)
I hold you close While Ties tear up Straps break away Lock’s forced open Surveillance reveals The hidden coming out To my heart
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Overview and Conclusion article for Part 1 – Part 4, please see here. In this article, several Japanese co-operatives of different types and from various sectors are briefly introduced. The goal is not to create a directory in the sense of a comprehensive list, but rather to distill essential characteristics of the co-operative sector and the … Continue reading Cooperatives in Japan (Article Series): Part 4/4 – Overview of the Japanese Cooperative sector
The “Third Sector” (Social Economy) Overview and Conclusion article for Part 1 – Part 4, please see here. The “third sector,” or social economy, is the space of social issues that are left by government and private sector (corporate) failures. It is the arena in which the two actors after-negotiate how to share the burden to … Continue reading Cooperatives in Japan (Article Series): Part 3/4 – The Japanese Social Economy, Policymaking, and Co-operative Governance
Overview and Conclusion article for Part 1 – Part 4, please see here. To make it clear right up front: cooperation isn’t just an idea; it is instead a universal need and natural law for human thriving, be it in one’s spiritual connections, interpersonal relations, or business matters. Member-owned cooperative organizations as they are institutionalized are … Continue reading Cooperatives in Japan (Article Series): Part 2/4 – Cooperative Advantages