Category Archives: Interesting link

Still Metabolizing a Profound Experience

I haven’t posted in a long time.  I’ve been continuing to process “Nights of Grief and Mystery,” and finding it very difficult to describe.  Both the event itself, and how it changed me.  I realize it’s going to take some time, … Continue reading

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Looking Straight at the Ending of my Life

My friend Elizabeth sent me a link to a talk by Stephen Jenkinson.  It didn’t do much for me, so I didn’t follow it up.  More recently she sent me a link to a short film about Nights of Grief … Continue reading

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Developmental Trauma Disorder

In working on a previous post about developmental trauma disorder, I came across this paper by Bessel van der Kolk, who I consider the world’s foremost expert in trauma.  Therapists who work with traumatized people have been trying to get “developmental … Continue reading

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Struggle to understand why I’ve been so freaked out…

I haven’t posted for a while because I’ve been having a very hard time.  The usual brain not working, often feeling shaky and weak, feeling burdened by so many unresolved things, unable to think what to do next, finding it … Continue reading

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3rd Cup of Tea Writing, Today

Sunday, July 21 3rd cup of tea: I am feeling terror and despair.  I am feeling the feelings of all the challenged beings, children separated from their parents, people held in jail who can’t post bail, people wrongly defrauded of … Continue reading

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Badly Triggered

from my journal for 6/21 In the evening I watched a talk on Healing Trauma by Thomas Hübl.  He is Austrian, and a mystic and spiritual teacher.  He talked about collective trauma and what was needed to heal it — … Continue reading

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Tong-len for the Earth

from my journal for early June.  It’s very strange, I typed it into the computer just as it is here.  I put it under June 6, but in the handwritten notebook it’s not there.  I looked through both earlier and … Continue reading

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Ereshkigal Revisited

from my journal for June 6    I worked on two blog posts: “Professional Psychotherapy Client” and goodness beyond goodness.  The first one was about how I had missed out on a lot of what life has to offer because … Continue reading

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Saving the Earth

I don’t know how else to get this important information out to the world.  These excerpts are from a long article in Kosmos online journal.  This whole concept is of overwhelming importance to me because the degradation of the Earth … Continue reading

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Three Ways Trauma Can Change the Brain

This came in an email, and I thought it was important enough to share with people who were interested in trauma:   Three ways trauma changes the brain. The first is that the threat perception system becomes more sensitive.  Things … Continue reading

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