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  1. Kerome

    What we can learn from the Natural World

    I find it interesting that after years of living I still have things to learn from the natural world. There is a certain quiet contemplation to the observation of nature and the world around us, that most things there happen in response to physical processes or the instincts of animals. One...
  2. boudreauj4

    What exercise do you do?

    I go on walks in the spring summer, and fall but I don't get much exercise in the winter except from shoveling snow from the driveway. Well, my son works at a nature center where they rent out cross country skis and snowshoes for free and he encouraged me to participate in a 5k race yesterday...
  3. L

    My First Ever Post!

    I have been very inspired by the posts I have been reading and the strength and supportive nature of the members of this forum. Am so glad to be part of this.
  4. Under_The_Moon

    Anyone else find nature therapeutic?

    For myself, when I'm feeling blah or anxiety is getting to me I find getting out into nature helps a lot. Somewhere quiet with just the natural sounds of nature, no one around but me and whatever birds and animals I run into. My mind is too busy taking in all the sights, sounds and smells to...
  5. H

    Why I hate human nature - anyone agree?

    Since my recent bout of anxiety and depression I have "realised" the cruel reality of humanity and how the nature of people is horrid. The main questions that often pop into my head when thinking about this are; 1. Why do good (I use the term "good" loosely) people become "bad" 2. Why are people...
  6. Kerome

    Mindfulness of the body's impermanence

    I was reading through some of the material on mindfulness, and I came across this passage referring to how a Buddhist monk would approach mindfulness of the body's impermanence. It kind of changed my view on how I consider my body and the body of other people, and so I thought I would quote it...
  7. A

    On The Nature of Psychosis

    This text is a communication to one of my psychiatric doctors which shares my insights on the nature of psychosis. I have a background in physics and I have been hospitalised in psychosis 5 times. Names have been changed. Thank you for reading. Hi Dr. David, This email is about the nature of...
  8. cpuusage

    The Self is Not an Illusion

    Within many areas of Eastern Philosophy, New Age Spirituality & Spiritual Awakening / Enlightenment, there are many differing opinions / theories & debates / disagreements about the nature of reality & the Self. This is what i thought was an interesting article on the subject - The Self is Not...
  9. T

    Books on PD

    What books exist that discuss the nature of PD and has patient stories?
  10. Kerome

    Quietening the Mind

    So I thought it would be worthwhile to collect some thoughts about this. It's something we as mental health sufferers have a unique amount of difficulty with, but perhaps people have also developed particular techniques to do with it. Sight Trance generators: swirly blob, open fireplaces, sea...
  11. cpuusage

    Ready for a New Way of Thinking?

    Ready for a New Way of Thinking? Ready for a New Way of Thinking? | Creative by Nature
  12. cpuusage

    Have We Been Denying Our Human Nature for Four Hundred Years?

    Eurocentric modernism has unhinged us from our human nature, argues Rajani Kanth in his new book - Have We Been Denying Our Human Nature for Four Hundred Years?
  13. F

    The state of personality disorder services in England #bigspd17

    Posted by Keir Harding Mar 21 2017 The state of personality disorder services in England My treatment for my PD has been being on an antipsychotic. Was told I was unsuitable for therapy nearly a decade ago.
  14. T

    For Kelly2017

    Kelly, hope you are reading this. I don't know how to PM in here. If I can figure it out, I might try that as well. I just read your book and I was amazed. I've always thought my voices......sorry, those guys!!!.... were evil spirits but I couldn't understand why (1) they came on after I prayed...
  15. BrianHorlicks

    Universal conciseness.

    There is a single, intelligent Consciousness that pervades the entire Universe - the Universal Mind. It is all knowing, all powerful, all creative and always present. As it is present everywhere at the same time, it follows that it must also be present in you - that it is you. Your mind is part...
  16. S

    Spirits travel through their own kind of world

    Like in the movie Spirited Away. It's like they have their very own bathhouse. I don't have a religion, and sometimes I wonder if I ever will have one. But here are some of my beliefs: Spirits come in different forms and are connected to Mother Nature (we all are). Some are trapped and lost...
  17. Kerome

    New age bullshit generators

    I thought this was hilarious, and at least somewhat spiritual. New-Age Bullshit Generator Random Deepak Chopra Quote Generator - Wisdom of Chopra Coincidentally also: Frankfurt, H.G.: On Bullshit (eBook and Hardcover).
  18. cpuusage

    How To BE Your Own Healer

    How To BE Your Own Healer - RiseEarth by Rosanne Lindsay; Nature of Healing "You were born to be a healer. We are all healers by birthright. There is no rulebook on healing. We are simply created to heal ourselves. In order to appreciate that inherent quality, we have to see ourselves as part...
  19. cpuusage

    Modern Witchcraft in a Wicked World

    http://www.worldreligionnews.com/religion-news/modern-witchcraft-in-a-wicked-world "Wicca should be taken seriously because it increases spiritual development and instills great appreciation and concern for the planet and its resources. “Witchcraft is a spiritual system that fosters the free...
  20. cpuusage

    Self-realization and Psychological Disturbances, by Roberto Assagioli

    Self-realization and Psychological Disturbances, by Roberto Assagioli "By Roberto Assagioli , Source: Psychosynthesis Research Foundation. Issue No. 10 See all english psychosynthesis articles on Kentaur Training The study of the psychopathological aspects of human nature has contributed a...
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