psychic energy

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Noun1.psychic energy - an actuating force or factorpsychic energy - an actuating force or factor  
motivation, motive, need - the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
incitation, provocation, incitement - something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
libidinal energy - (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
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Years of trauma, according to this view, have sapped the psychic energy its leaders need to design effective solutions, and the political capital needed to win support for these solutions.
Taking cues from the color palette of Matisse and the psychic energy of German Expressionism, works by these twelve diverse artists encompass painting, collage, and drawing.
As Ken Dodd famously said: "Freud said the essence of the comic was the conservation of psychic energy.
concered psychotronic generators--hardware devices, often with nothing under the casing that ostensibly utilized psychic energy.
Attentive to the ground on which he draws or paints, he works not only on canvas but on printed pages, documents, embroidered silk, creating richly textured dialogues between the associations of these background materials and the media he applies That he is fascinated, enamored even, by the female is attested by the omnipresence of women's bodies, women's faces Their dominance is asserted by the power animal masks they are given to wear, the aggressive sexuality of their poses, their psychic energy.
Magola said that he researched the phenomenon of psychic energy and found out that he could train himself to manipulate lifeless objects.
There was a woman who painted maps of psychic energy in the landscape and who talked about the Aborigines.
Its tendency to quicken the subjects is likely inapproachable by any other medium as it is actual tissue with which it is being rendered," the Sacred Gallery said in a statement, "Vincent practices a kind of modern-day phlebotomy, siphoning the life force which contains his own psychic energy, while giving it an outlet and form.
The first investigation was inconclusive, finding there was psychic energy but not intelligence.
And the star of shows Crossing Over and Cross Country says it's not just about communicating with the dead, his show is about learning to enhance your psychic energy and applying it to your everyday life.
He had a lot of psychic energy," said his brother, Phil, who partnered with Mike West at West Bros.