How Stories Can Facilitate Psychological Health

Many years ago, when I'd been working as a therapist for several years,  I came upon an ancient Greek tradition where people suffering from an illness (whether physical or mental) went to healing caves for a cure.  At the site there were caves where the patient slept and then healers aided their patients in interpreting … Continue reading How Stories Can Facilitate Psychological Health

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Mothers Milk is Mother’s World.

The first truths are taught to us by our mothers.  They are the truths that support all others; the people I see, the earth at my feet, the plants and trees around me, the sky above, are neutral until given meaning, and the original meaning comes from her.  Our mother gives us access to the … Continue reading Mothers Milk is Mother’s World.

4 Reasons People Love Stories.

One reason is that we are each a living story and the meaning of our life is based upon that story.  As children just forming a sense of self and the world, stories are extremely important.  At that time the psyche is still connected to the unconscious; the place from which all stories originate, and … Continue reading 4 Reasons People Love Stories.