Great post! I have had to deal with much grief in my life, and I have had to work a lot on my anger management issues, to help get rid of all the grief, hurt, and anger. Thanks for showing that this is a real problem!
To reframe what we’ve generally been told about mental anguish and suffering by the mental illness system is a very important part of healing. Psychiatry makes out that the individual is sick. A much more honest as well as empowering way to view much mental anguish is to see ourselves as part of the web of life. Our despair is telling us something very real and valid. We should listen to it and pay attention and learn. Feeling pain is not a weakness, it is a capacity. We can learn to let it fuel us rather than cripple us.
From the Guardian a few days ago an article on the planetary crisis:
More scientific data and superficial behaviour change initiatives won’t help, people need to be engaged at a deep emotional, psychological and spiritual level
Is it possible to…
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