The agony of integration and the blessings of finitude – facing ‘extinction points’ and moments of madness

By Ann Ulanov, This paper explores the inevitable pain that integration requires in our individuation process. The unspeakable agony we defended against in order to survive we now experience consciously, including moments of going out of existence at the core of our madness. Clinical examples are given of these ‘extinction points’ and the abject helplessness … Continue reading The agony of integration and the blessings of finitude – facing ‘extinction points’ and moments of madness

Gossip-A rose among thorns?

I looked up the term “gossip” recently, and I was surprised at the definition. Gossip noun casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true."he became the subject of much local gossip" verbverb: gossip; 3rd person present: gossips; past tense: gossiped; past participle: gossiped; gerund or present participle: gossiping engage … Continue reading Gossip-A rose among thorns?