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The myth of the eight hour sleep

Check out this article on the myth of the eight hour sleep. It's nice to know that it's normal to have what some would call a disrupted sleep pattern. Read More

The denial of suffering:  implications for counseling and therapy

The denial of suffering: implications for counseling and therapy

Existential psychologist Rollo May noted 30 or so years ago that we were living in a “schizoid world”. We still do – and arguably, we’re getting worse. May’s contention was that our culture fosters alienation from ourselves and others. We often engage in our daily tasks rather mindlessly, avoiding what is authentic, internally and in others. As I see it, the major obstacle to making contact with ourselves and others is the anxiety associated with an awareness of suffering and vulnerability. Read More