Wounding and healing are not opposites. They're part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to to find other people or to even know they're alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of.
Don’t believe in anyone else’s BS (don’t believe yours either)
Don't believe in anyone else's BS (Belief System) And don't believe yours either!! This is actually a really fundamentally important concept he covers here in just 2 minutes.
Creativity and Madness (short film)
This short film by a psychology grad student is really wonderful. Watch it.
The Thing Is
The Thing Is to love life, to love it even when you have no stomach for it and everything you've held dear crumbles like burnt paper in your hands, your throat filled with the silt of it. When grief sits with you, its tropical heat thickening the air, heavy as water more fit for gills... Continue Reading →
The Wisdom of Tenderness
Lovely, beautiful. Really. Listen. Watch … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Dark night — healing the shadow and the dark emotions
There is a lot of talk about “light workers” in some spiritual circles these days. I’d like to ask: what about those of us who are doing SHADOW work? The shadow of humanity is that which largely remains unconscious in most human beings…thus, shadow work is very important! Coming to full consciousness demands it.
Open Paradigm Project – Lauren Spiro (there was never anything wrong with her)
Her brain was not broken. It was a lie. Look at her now. How many people never figure out they've been lied to? I didn't figure it out until I became gravely disabled from the drugs. Please help others learn the truth too before harm comes to them. It's true: There is nothing wrong with you either -- that's a post about a book that deeply influenced me on the same theme. People recover and thrive in spite of having been told otherwise by psychiatry. Learn to heal in the most wholesome way you can. There are many options other than psychiatric pharmaceuticals. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Saturday mellow: Tribe
Remarkable animated video from the new album MY WILDERNESS Piers Faccini: Tribe - Official Music Video … [click on title for the rest of the post]
The importance of relationships
Explaining that thoughts, moods, and feelings are essentially contagious experiences, Hull engagingly cites research from psychology and social science to show the power of becoming a mindfully contagious individual. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Sweet potato falafel over salad greens #foodie friday
This is an old recipe I created (with some inspiration for others) before I knew about my histamine intolerance so it's not good for anyone who is dealing with that issue! Some of the spices, the lemon, and the kefir (or yogurt) are all problematic if you have a histamine intolerance. I just looked for... Continue Reading →
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