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Why Embracing 'The Suck' Is The Key To Setting Yourself Free | Careershifters
"The poet, David Whyte, says, 'Anything or anyone that does not bring you fully alive is too small for you.'  " Fine words from a poet. Some of us have to work for a living.
wellness  woo  socialism 
5 weeks ago by gominokouhai
How dropping acid saved my life | Guardian
Interesting piece on microdosing LSD for depression, with added boomer rage.
psych  books  depression  mentalhealth  science  drugs  writing  wellness 
january 2017 by gominokouhai
The Science of Pranayama
Here's a book by Sri Swami Sivananda (publication date 1935), citing the Bhagavad Gita (publication date unclear but c. 5th--2nd century BCE), expressing the same idea.
health  science  books  natureoftruth  wellness  woo 
december 2016 by gominokouhai
Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person | NYT
At first I thought this piece was tiresomely similar to stuff I would say ten years ago. Turns out that was just the preamble. It then develops the thesis inna way which is absolutely bang on. Just one major flaw: nowhere does it mention redheads.
life  relationships  wellness 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
Abusive relationships: Trauma bonding | Julia Crane Counselling
TL;DR Stockholm Syndrome for relationships. I recognize a lot of this.
wellness  mentalhealth  relationships  abuse 
may 2016 by gominokouhai
5 Common Regrets and How to Avoid Them | Tiny Buddha
The top five common regrets of the dying: I was talking to a fascinating woman last night, who'd spent some time working in a "fast-track" nursing ward. Made me think of this, and then this article popped up on my feed this morning.
wellness  woo  life 
may 2016 by gominokouhai
The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture | Dating Tips for the Feminist Man
Fascinating, relatable, and very important. "This is men’s work to do, and yet it is needed by people of all genders who have men in their lives [...] It can be as simple as sending someone you know this piece, and saying “I’m available.” It can be as simple as posting this piece, and saying “I’m here.”"

I'm available. I'm here.
wellness  feminism  dating  sexism  psychology  depression  mentalhealth  attachment  gender  checkyourprivilege 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
How not to say the wrong thing - LA Times
Ring Theory: a useful exercise in perceptual positioning. "Dump out, comfort in" would seem to be functionally equivalent to "punch up, not down".
advice  intersectionality  wellness  nlp  perceptualpositioning 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Ego death - Wikipedia
Every dark night of the soul has its dawn. Just like every cowboy sings a sad, sad song.
psych  woo  spirituality  jung  mindfulness  incrediblyobscurereference  mentalhealth  wellness 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Is mindfulness making us ill? | Graun
TL;DR: no (Betteridge's Law of Headlines applies), but caution should be exercised.
mindfulness  psych  woo  mentalhealth  wellness 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
The Dark Knight of the Soul - The Atlantic
All therapies with any power seem to suffer from this to some extent. Mindfulness is no different. Presumably, it just proves it's working.
mindfulness  psych  woo  mentalhealth  wellness 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Take Back Your Power: Owning & Releasing Trauma and Fear | Tiny Buddha
"[...]the people who hurt me no longer have power over me because I have forgiven them".
psych  mentalhealth  wellness 
december 2015 by gominokouhai
"Sorry to put this on you but I have an honest question about depression an suicide" | Matt Fraction
[Trigger warning should be obvious] This made me giggle like a twit. He's exactly right: the things that make a difference, and the things that sometimes make it all worth it, are exactly the things you would least expect to be significant. Except he puts it way more poetically. With more Van Morrison and pubic topiary, which incidentally is going to be the name of my next band.
writing  depression  mentalhealth  triggerwarning  wellness 
october 2013 by gominokouhai

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