Category Archives: Ways of Coping

When psychic pain is felt in the body as physical pain

When psychic pain is felt as physical pain in the body Unbearable feelings Some feelings are too powerful to bear alone. If this is so, they remain not only unexpressed but unacknowledged. However they have to go somewhere or be … Continue reading

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Devices

Step away from your device In an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald earlier in the year, Andrew Denton talked about the importance of stepping away from your numerous devices, stressing that it is okay to be alone with … Continue reading

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Boredom

Recently I wrote about shopping being a panacea for boredom. This I thought called for more musings on boredom. Is boredom a problem? Not necessarily. If you are bored just because you have spare time on your hands and don’t … Continue reading

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Shopping (or retail) therapy

Visiting another country recently, I was struck by a large billboard on a main thoroughfare. It said: Come for Counselling and Forget about Retail Therapy. This was not a private advertisement. It was an official government notice, beaming out at … Continue reading

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