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Would you, for a moment, entertain with me the possibility that depression is not “an illness”, so much as a perfectly natural response – or group of responses – to certain experiences or changes, or even to ‘good manners’? What … Continue reading
As they say, “some days are diamonds, some days are pearls” and some are akin to lumps of coal. I spent yesterday doing research around a couple of pet subjects, instead of writing, and ended up frustrated. That’s rare for … Continue reading
Posted in blogging, Internet, personal power, psychology, Reflection Tagged blogging, choices, consciousness, personal growth, power, psychology, reflections 6 Comments
Personal power: Food, etc.
Back in 2006, I mused as follows: “Just when I think I’m in charge of my life, I discover myself eating that extra two hundred calories, or not bothering to get any exercise. Just when I think I’m feeling … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, consciousness, diet, Feelings, food, personal growth, personal power, Power, psychology, reflections Tagged choices, consciousness, feelings, food, personal growth, power Leave a comment
There but for luck… #1
Not everyone has the good fortune to talk with people who “live the life” in the street or at a level of extreme poverty. I’ve had that opportunity on many occasions for reasons not relevant here. But every time I … Continue reading
Posted in causes, compassion, consciousness, education, Inclusion, personal growth, personal power, poverty, Reflection, schizophrenia, suicide, values Tagged consciousness, feelings, ignorance, reflections, schizophrenia, street life, values 1 Comment
I am wearing a simple ring that I made possibly 25 years ago. For decades it lay in the dark, unworn, because it was a failed, imperfect piece. It was hidden, in the same way I hid occasional creations – … Continue reading
Where’s the protest?
Okay, is it time to come out fighting yet? Some would say it’s overdue.* Talk about the emperor having no clothes! For example, the number of people who still believe that privatization of everything is the answer, is ridiculous. Pathetic! … Continue reading →