Lots of buzz today in my little internet world about what happened to Suzy Chapman's site DSM5 Watch which was forced to change it's URL by the APA!! Yup! they took legal action! Read Suzy's words here: APA forces domain name change for "DSM-5 and ICD-11 Watch" site + Commentary from Allen Frances, MD, who had chaired... Continue Reading →
The Wisdom of No Escape
Seeing when you justify yourself and when you blame others is not a reason to criticize yourself, but actually an opportunity to recognize what all people do and how it imprisons us in a very limited perspective of this world. It’s a chance to see that you’re holding on to your interpretation of reality; it allows you to reflect that that’s all it is—nothing more, nothing less; just your interpretation of reality...
“Meditating through my depression has shown me the universality of pain, and the availability of Grace.”
By Will Meecham Progressive forces within the mental health services encourage meditation. My personal experience convinces me that meditative practice can help a person learn to cope with dark moods and sorrow. It can teach one to appreciate the full spectrum of human emotion rather than always striving to feel ‘good.’
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