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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The female doctor e-mailed Licauco from New Zealand and said 'she found Tisha to be very sensitive to psychic energy, that's why she's good at psychic reading and counseling.
The Man in Black is real (and goes by the name Walter O'Dim) and he is trying to steal the psychic energy from gifted children to take down the Tower, which is essential for keeping our world and several others in tact.
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.
Precious psychic energy may be wasted fighting inner obstacles, conflicts and resistances that we cut off from our psychic structure as if they were alien forces that had nothing to do with who we really are.
After all the psychic energy expended fretting about how Damon Lindelof's last series, "Lost," would end (a finish many found lacking), it's perhaps understandable why he'd be drawn to "The Leftovers," Tom Perrotta's provocative book, where the big mystery involves the abrupt disappearance of 2% of the world's population, and the fallout from that cataclysmic event.
by far the overwhelming proportion of optimal experiences are reported to occur within sequences of activities that are goal-directed and bounded by rules--activities that require the investment of psychic energy, and that could not be done without the appropriate skills.
Magola said that he researched the phenomenon of psychic energy and found out that he could train himself to manipulate lifeless objects.
breast and subjection to paternal morality code) the child's mirror image touches near perfection which clicks permanently into their ego and to which the whole of psychic energy in the form of libido is directed henceforth.