Tag Archives: Krishnamurti

Trauma, injury, illness and waking up – Monica Cassani

Trauma, injury, illness and waking up Click on the title link above for this post by Monica, whose site holds a great richness of resources for anyone seeking healing or seeking alternatives to the psychiatric model perspectives. This post has many … Continue reading

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How Societies with Little Coercion Have Little Mental Illness – Bruce Levine

http://brucelevine.net/how-societies-with-little-coercion-have-little-mental-illness/ ‘Coercion—the use of physical, legal, chemical, psychological, financial, and other forces to gain compliance—is intrinsic to our society’s employment, schooling, and parenting. However, coercion results in fear and resentment, which are fuels for miserable marriages, unhappy families, and what … Continue reading

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Jason Hine on feeling the pain of the world

https://www.facebook.com/groups/30282864810/permalink/10153124827924811/ A post of Jason’s to the Facebook page for The Work That Reconnects (Joanna Macy). The writer feels a personal resonance with this, and it is also a theme that comes up in therapy sessions/other contexts. As Rogers identified … Continue reading

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Adyashanti & Toko-Pa on Ancestral Pain & Healing

http://beyondmeds.com/2014/12/15/ancestral-healing-2/ Click on the link to visit Monica Cassani’s wonderful, resource-rich site for this helpful post. We too like Toko-Pa’s blog, and have previously linked to this piece on ‘Ancestral Healing’ and quite a few others. The Adyashanti passage feels … Continue reading

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‘The exiled scapegoats, the black sheep, the nonconformists & creative maladjusted’ – Monica Cassani

http://beyondmeds.com/2014/09/27/the-exiled-scapegoats/ Click on the link for this interesting post by Monica on http://www.beyondmeds.com. We especially liked the following:- ‘Exiled scapegoats can, thus, return to serve the collective as agents of its deepest and most difficult needs…. But they are also … Continue reading

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Staying with feeling: Krishnamurti

‘You never remain with any feeling, pure and simple, but always surround it with the paraphernalia of words. The word distorts it; thought, whirling round it, throws it into shadow, overpowers it with mountainous fears and longings. You never remain … Continue reading

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C Shaw ‘Depression is not a Disease but an Indication that Human Consciousness needs to Change’

http://vocesdetierra.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/depression-is-not-a-disease-but-an-indication-that-human-consciousness-needs-to-change/ Interesting article dated 12 August from C Shaw. We’re not entirely on board with all of it (for example the reference to ‘depression’ as ‘chemical and emotional imbalance of the brain’ – see Joanna Moncrieff on this subject), but … Continue reading

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