As I was looking through my posts of last October I saw that it was then when I decided to write my experiences with therapy down. I did that for quite a while and I’ll link the other parts of my journey below. I stopped writing because the therapy discontinued due to Corona at the … Continue reading The winding road of therapy.
Depression and stress can leave you exhausted. It feels like some sort of veil is being dropped over my brain and there is no way of reaching it, to put the ‘on’ button on on again. Last night I was so tired I forgot to close the tap in the bathroom before going to bed. … Continue reading How to combat tiredness?
Something about the roots of meditation. There are many different forms of meditation. Meditation itself is an ancient technique to calm the mind. It is practiced in Buddhism. The central figure in Buddhism is Siddharta Gautama. In Buddhist tradition it is believed that he was a young prince, destined to become the king of a … Continue reading Mindfulness meditation, a cure-all for everybody?
The Inner and Outer Self. What is the Inner and Outer Self? We all have an Outer Self, that is the way you present yourself in your daily life. Think about all the care about your looks, your hair, what you eat. What kind of colleague, spouse, friend or blogger you are. Your Outer Life … Continue reading A very different approach to stress.
Tom, who is 66, reports that it took him a while to realize that all households were not like his. He grew up with parents who, as he calls them, were “street saints”—well-behaved in the outside world and devils at home. That, by the way, is very common because verbal abuse is usually a family … Continue reading Verbal abuse, family dynamics and recovery.