Since childhood I have journeyed through different ways of perceiving myself and my sensitivity. I have thought of myself as disabled, fundamentally flawed, biochemically imbalanced and psychologically vulnerable. I have felt alienated because I would sense and experience things others didn’t and didn’t seem to understand or want to talk about. Learning to live with […]
Just want to share some reflections I had recently. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. ~ Jalal a-din Rumi The report Understanding Psychosis seems to have caused a stir in some circles. I have been standing on the sidelines curiously watching the reactions wondering what […]
The cause of a person’s outward distress is not the focus of your intervention; it is to provide support to alleviate some of their disruptive feelings and avoid further upset from others and the environment itself.
Exploring the process of selectively editing aspects of identity to avoid shame. Understanding the motivations behind this using Brene Brown’s definition of guilt and shame.
I’ve come to understand that a huge part of my overall happiness and satisfaction is derived from feeling understood and appreciated by others.
I love how I can come across all sorts of quotes on tumblr. Here is a small collection:
Hi there, This post has been under construction for some time now. It originally took the form of an email I sent to my co-blogger and resulted in a discussion about what exactly our “red flags” or “symptoms of puddledom” were and how best to identify them in the future. The premise came from the […]
Hello there, I am a fellow collaborator to this wonderful blog but my presence so far has been greatly lacking. My apologies for this – I am working on my involvement and taking time for self reflection in this form (it’s just so damn exhausting isn’t it?). Recently during a period of wellness and stability, […]
My dear co-blogger recently sent me some of her reflections on aims which I find quite inspiring. I think it is easy to become indoctrinated to have certain aims in life and forget to question why we are on this or that path. I always struggle to find a concrete answer to the question “why […]