Our Bodies Rebel Against Us

“In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.”  ―Friedrich Nietzsche. A new friend that I met shares with me a history of bad mental health and all of the usual attempts at getting better: under-qualified groups of friends and family members and sponsors and psychiatrists and therapists, … Continue reading Our Bodies Rebel Against Us


Nothing Better to Do

"But you have nothing better to do with your time than harass us, do you? Go back to ruling the universe from Mount Olympus or whatever else it is you mongrels do." —Claudia Gray. When it comes time to meditate, I'm only human. I'll find that after a day of dealing with people who have seemingly … Continue reading Nothing Better to Do

Learning Transcendental Meditation

"I discovered that if one looks a little closer at this beautiful world, there are always red ants underneath." —David Lynch.   My story is, in short, that I have suffered from bipolar disorder (resulting in racing and delusional thoughts), chronic depression, and a severe generalized anxiety disorder my whole life. I’ve been suffering since I was … Continue reading Learning Transcendental Meditation