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Elizabeth Gilbert on Ruin, the ‘bleak shroud of despair’ & actualizing Really interesting piece from Elizabeth Gilbert, drawing on her own experiences, about the potential for (painful) transformation through loss and destruction. You can read the whole piece on her … Continue reading

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Bertrand Russell on Thought

“Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth – more than ruin, more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habits; thought is anarchic and … Continue reading

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The Velveteen Rabbit: Margery Williams – Becoming Real

“Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ … Continue reading

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Does God exist? Click on this title to follow our link to a lovely story on beyondmeds.com, Monica Cassani’s blog about her recovery from illness induced by psychiatric drugs – and much, much more. Lots of useful resources for therapist, client, us … Continue reading

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Living in One of R. D. Laing’s Post Kingsley Hall Households: Michael Guy Thompson Deeply interesting article by Michael Guy Thompson, from his own experiences. Many of us here have an interest in Laing’s work, which has huge resonance with … Continue reading

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