All in the Name of Shame…

Funny how you can learn something about the mind many times with no change in behavior. Then, one day, you hear the same notion again, and the psyche transforms. Decades ago I watched videos of John Bradshaw talking about shame. … Continue reading

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Could Everything ‘They’ Tell Us Be Wrong?

Why should I let others define what’s important for my life? Do they know better? Or if they know better, does what they know apply to me? More and more, I’m thinking not. I’m thinking that what society values is … Continue reading

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Further Words on Sitting with Sorrow

A reader left this comment in response to a recent post about sitting still with depression: I too struggle with despair and have done so all my remembered life. Sometimes it is just in the background, other times mind numbing. … Continue reading

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