Tag: mental illness

102) From Shitty-ness to Well-ness: Part 2 – Stigmatization and the disempowerment of the struggling

One of the stumbling blocks that has repeatedly interfered with me getting help more reliably, is the stigma against mental illness, which I have been surprised, and troubled, to discover that I internalized despite many years of being a psychologist.   This stigmatization starts with society, in whatever forms you’ve meaningfully encountered it.   –…

96) Abuse, Trauma, Shame, and Healing

Hello Dear Reader, In an upcoming series of posts, I am going to explore the dynamics of the inner monster that seems to doom so many people to suffer lives of loneliness and limitation — Shame.   As we go through these posts, we’ll explore where Shame comes from, what it feels like, how it…

19) “Why are you spending time on Jordan Peterson’s views?”

Why am I paying so much attention to Jordan Peterson?  A few people have asked me this. Good question.  I am going to answer in two parts.  This post is the first part.  The second will follow…..later…. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— It is incontrovertible that Jordan is having an influence on our culture, right now, in important ways.…

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