By Elisabeth Svanholmer Self-loathing as a belief system Today I did a session on beliefs with a community team and one of the subjects that came up was self-loathing. It can be painful to witness somebody caught in cycles of self-loathing, it’s easy to feel powerless and frustrated and it’s only natural to want to […]
editor’s note: She awaits to emerge within us all.
By Talya Eidelman
For all women.
I am woman. Don’t tell me who I am. I have known ever since the world was created. Don’t tell me what to feel or how to behave.
I am woman. Don’t try and teach me about the old ways that should have been dead a long time ago.
I am woman. Do you know anything about my body? It houses the world and it is the wisest thing on this planet. …
By Charles Eisenstein first published on his site and offered freely via a creative commons copyright. Thank you, Charles. – Normal is coming unhinged. For the last eight years it has been possible for most people (at least in the relatively privileged classes) to believe that society is sound, that the system, though creaky, basically works, and that the progressive deterioration of everything from ecology to economy is a temporary deviation from the evolutionary imperative of progress.
by Joel Schwartz, PsyD — First and foremost, if psychosis is indeed a process of growth and reorganization following an initial breakdown, then the primary task of the therapist is not to cure or prevent the psychosis in the person, but accompany them through their transition into something else.
This is not a revolution where we ask for equal rights, or we negotiate for freedom within the framework of dualism and dominance, this is a revolution in which freedom is experienced as a living reality, a reality that has simply been overlooked. Freedom is lived tacitly in the psyche. This quality of freedom is unbound, thus, the position of the dominator becomes irrelevant. It becomes forceless.
Joel Schwartz, PsyD – Psychosis is, perhaps, the most misunderstood and feared psychological phenomena – despite the fact that every person is capable of psychosis, and most of us have actively psychotic parts of our personalities.
Rethinking Madness is a wonderful book I’ve written about several times here on Beyond Meds. Paris Williams, the author, is now offering the PDF file of the complete book for free. I highly recommend it. …