Evan on June 16th, 2008

Image by s-a-m Sometimes we’re in a bad situation. In this case it may be best to leave as soon as you can. Why? Because being in a bad situation drains our energy. This means that we have less energy to change the situation, or to leave. This can become a vicious circle. The bad […]

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Evan on June 16th, 2008

An apology is due to some commenters. This blog uses a spam filter, which notifies me occasionally that comments need moderating. I had thought that this meant I didn’t usually have to deal with spam comments – silly me. Unfortunately, it has been filtering out some real comments as spam. In the last fortnight apologies […]

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Evan on June 13th, 2008

Image by *L*U*Z*A* Whenever I need a metaphor for the spirit or spirituality I come back to light. The light I mean is natural light, not the harshness of neon or other fluorescent kinds. For me these all seem harsh or distorting of colours. The kind of light I mean is sunlight.Light is my favourite […]

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Evan on June 12th, 2008

There is a vigorous and important discussion going on at BrainBlogger.  It is a post about an article on whether men suffer domestic violence as much as women.  As you can imagine the comments are intense.  Mostly they are well thought through, although some have a heavy whiff of ideology. You’ll see from my comment […]

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Evan on June 12th, 2008

  More Info For: Hospitals or Individuals I was alerted to this DVD by Lily Casura, who writes the Healing Combat Trauma blog – a link to which you will find in my blogroll. The DVD is called Pacific Light. The cinematography of the California and Oregon coast is by Thomas Day Oates and is […]

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Evan on June 12th, 2008

1. Sarah Luczaj is back blogging on Pyschology, Philosophy and Real Life.  She took a break due to a death in the family and is now back.  So the blog will be worth reading again.  It is one I subscribe too (and you will find a link on my blogroll) – I find Sarah writes […]

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Evan on June 11th, 2008

Image by kerry111 It is very common advice to re-direct our sexual energy into other things. This is advised by such people as Napoleon Hill in the Western success literature and in traditional Eastern disciplines such as yoga and tai chi. Freud calls it ‘sublimation’. In the traditional Eastern disciplines there is much guidance about […]

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Evan on June 10th, 2008

Image by Editor B This is a guest post by one of my readers and commenters, Barbara. It is about abusive relationships and her experience of them. If you feel this may be upsetting for you please don’t read any further. As always Barbara is articulate and insightful. I hope you find this a very […]

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