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  1. Kerome

    Psychosis as a result from an intensive meditation retreat

    I found this an interesting article, written about his own experience by a man who had had a psychotic experience many years ago and had recently done an intensive vipassana retreat and suffered another breakdown. Some good stuff in there about the various authors he contacted and interviewed on...
  2. K

    Linden method - anyone have any thoughts?

    My anxiety got so far that I tried to commit suicide a couple of days ago. I've re grouped myself, tried so hard with the mental health team in Somerset ( crisis team say take pills, doctors says no to pills but have therapy/ even though I have it!) I've looked into other methods, rehabs and...
  3. cpuusage

    Spiritual Stages of Christian Mysticism, Union with God, Enlightenment

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojFUj0Kc3_s Published on 27 Mar 2013 For questions or correspondence: snbeings at gmail dot com (no spaces) Book/teachings for download here: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6HougJ_O0ReTGNjeG55bndkQlk&usp=sharing From originally choosing Christ and...
  4. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Bad experiences

    Having a difficult time with the shadow people and the voices. They are watching me and plotting. Not sure if I have the strength to fight them if they mount an assault. 13. That's the call. I wont retreat. Better to stand and fall than lay and fail.
  5. L

    The Retreat in York

    Has anyone been? I've just been assessed for a place. Should find out soon if I get in or not. Fingers crossed.x
  6. cpuusage

    Retreat From the Social: a Review of Hegel’s Theory of Madness

    Retreat From the Social: a Review of Hegel
  7. R

    Just want to skip Christmas

    It’s the night before the night before Christmas and I’m just not feeling the Christmas spirit. Recently I’ve felt I’m on the up mood wise but that’s kind of dissipated. I don’t know if it’s because I’ve travelled to Liverpool for the Holidays and I don’t feel at home or just because I’m in a...
  8. C

    Buddhist retreat

    I've been thinking about going to a Buddhist retreat but I'm not a Buddhist and don't know if it's not a good idea or will feel like a fake, it looks like a nice place, quiet and peaceful and they say 'all are welcome'. Someone would have to come with me first, would it be wrong to go there...
  9. W

    Depression retreats?

    Has anyone ever been to a depression retreat /therapy style thing?did it help?
  10. J

    Retreats /Clinics

    Hi just wondered if anyone could help recommend any clinics /retreats in northern india to help treat my father after 18 months off having severe chemical manic depression . We seemingly have exhausted the NHS system and now need to look at other options further a field . Have been looking at...
  11. D

    Black !!!!

    Black, dark as deep can be, All colour gone washed from me, Black, stark despair, is behind my eyes, I drown in the shouts and cries ! I shuffled on broken feet, The lost road, the endless retreat, Always black, bitter rain, thunders down on my hurt and pain, I cannot talk or confide, I cannot...