Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster

Understandimg the natural ups and downs of feeling as we negotiate our healing process is so important. This is another early post on that subject.

Emerging From The Dark Night

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Re reading a great book by Alexander Lowen on narcissism I’ve been really thinking deeply about the problems our society seems to have with feelings… He makes the point which I mentioned in my last blog that a huge part of narcissism is the fear around the expression of feelings and the equation of deep feeling with insanity or madness.   I’ve seen two of my sister’s diagnosed as bi-polar in response to situations of deep stress where they were trying to live up to an image or ideal that was out of line with what their bodies and souls could contain or manage, as a result their emotions swung out of control..  But as I watched I didn’t really see two people who were insane, just two souls struggling to break free of an insane situations… with deep issues around repression, perfection and control……

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"The religious naturalist is provisioned with tales of natural emergence that are, to my mind, far more magical than traditional miracles. Emergence is inherent in everything that is alive, allowing our yearning for supernatural miracles to be subsumed by our joy in the countless miracles that surround us." Ursula Goodenough How to describe oneself? People are a mystery and there is so much more to us than just our particular experiences or occupations. I could write down a list of attributes and they still might not paint a complete picture pf Deborah Louise and in any case it would not be the full truth of me. I would say that my purpose here on Wordpress is to express some of my random experiences, thoughts and feelings, to share about my particular journey and explore some subjects dear to my heart, such as emotional recovery, healing and astrology while posting up some of the prose/poems which are an outgrowth of my labours with life, love and relationships. If anything I write touches you I would be so pleased to hear for the purpose of reaching out and expressung ourselves is hopefully to connect with each other and find where our souls meet.

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3 thoughts on “Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster”

  1. I have been experimenting with bringing emotion into the work place, wondering if I have enough power to admit to having emotions while still making it safe for others to be emotional in a “professional” way. What might that mean? I like to think it is feminism.

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    1. Yes I think we are a femjnine wounded culture in that vulnerabilities and feelings have often been excluded. Collectively as I see it we are all struggling to integrate healthier femininity and masculinity. I like the concept cosciuis femininity. A therapist Marion Woodman has written about this in depth.

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