Until quite recently, every time I have flown, I have had this little moment - right at the point where I stepped from the air bridge walkway on to the plane. I looked at the doorway in front of me, the mechanisms and rivets and bolts and levers. Looking for something, a stain, a dent, … Continue reading Fear of flying – Addicted to anxiety
All I needed was to feel strong enough and brave enough for just one second in time. One instant to change everything.
I want a final say so that we as a nation can at least live or die by the facts. Not the stories and the lies.
This moment is where we snap. It's where we defend, rationalise, attack, manipulate and either act 'out' in aggression, or act 'in' through passive anger, punishment or just total shut down.
The air is thick with it. A choking, cloying, cloud of guilt. A dense fog of shame and self-doubt. Men are gasping for clean air, for vision, for direction. We are looking outward, at the explosion of revelations and accusations of sexual abuse, misconduct, and harassment towards women. Looking in, we are evaluating, assessing, judging … Continue reading Am I a Predatory Male?
The Science of Crying. Tears Can Reboot your Genetic Code! Repression kills our emotions. All of them. Our sadness, despair, and abandonment are all safely locked away, out of sight and out of our conscious mind. Repression also buries our joy, our feeling of connection, of being loved, valued and accepted for who we are. From our earliest moments … Continue reading Tears – Our Healing Force .
Do we have to be angry to have strong feelings? Do we have to be upset to show that we care about the madness of the world? And do we have to inhibit our humour and joy, to show that something is really important to us? This tension, this apparent contradiction in our lives, when we feel the … Continue reading From Seriousness To Sincerity. JoinThe Laughing Rebellion!