Tag: mental illness

Forgiveness 

Forgiveness is hard. It is hard to do and it is hard to write about. Most wisdom and spiritual traditions promote it as a necessary practice for salvation (in this life and/or the next). Yet, we hang on to our angers, resentments, and traumas, turning pain into suffering. There is even a point of view … Continue reading Forgiveness 

Suffering: A Life Without Help

According to NAMI, half of all chronic mental illness is developed by age 14, and three quarters by age 24. Despite this, many people go decades without getting any help, even though there are effective treatments. We develop coping mechanisms that help us in the moment as children, but these unguided approaches often catch up … Continue reading Suffering: A Life Without Help