Coping mechanisms and addictions

Another post that will probably affirm my ‘nutter’ status again to those who already see me that way…I want to talk about addictions again, especially the apparently ‘innocent’ addictions. I’ve just eaten a bowl of polenta, it was just a little sunflower oil, some mixed spices (cinnamon etc) and half a banana added to the polenta. I guess for most people that would seem a pretty healthy meal, but it is surprising how sedating it is. Akin […]

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Being sensitive isn’t wrong

We are encouraged to desensitise and numb ourselves in so many ways in this life. TV, films, computer games etc slowly desensitise us to violence, fear, drama and crisis. Our foods are often very sedating, especially heavy carb meals, Desensitising us to the feelings of others and ourselves. Our conditioning through parents/school/culture teaches us to ‘be strong’ and ‘hold it together’ and not show our feelings…which again then desensitises us to where we are really at in […]

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