There is a concept of "flow" ...or stream entry in Buddhism...when we are moving along with the energetics of NOW...we are in the moment and not burdened by future or past. It is the natural state of *being here now*. (to use Ram Dass's terminology) I'm proposing (because I've experienced it) a sort of flow... Continue Reading →
Mad thinkers, movers, and shakers, as well as neurodivergent and marginalized folks of numerous locations, have shown me that what we think of as pathology exists in relationship—with ourselves, each other, and our environments. Ideas that psychopathology exists in the vacuum of one's isolated experience only serves to silence discourse and marginalize divergent experiences.
Sitting with highly reactive feelings is often a highly somatic experience that most people have no framework for and therefore no means to understand what is happening. It can be a very frightening thing to sit with reactive feelings.