Posts Tagged ‘ mental health ’

Samildánach

Oct 8th, 2018 | By

I wonder about Lugh’s epithet of Samildánach, the master of all arts. The best at everything he chooses to do. It can be dangerous to see this as something to aspire to. We are only human, after all, and Lugh is a god. Who knows how long he has had to hone his skills. Maybe

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part Three

May 26th, 2018 | By

    Knowing when not to hug When not to speak When not to take silence Personally Knowing when not to bug When not to seek When not to be unkind Or miserly I may be blank-eyed Hiding Cranky Sliding Into a muddy hole Deep in the forest Where even the green man Seems not

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When Self-Care Gets in the Way of Duty

May 25th, 2018 | By

Hey, everyone! It has been WAY too long since I last checked in on this blog. For that I apologize. Life has taken some interesting twists and turns that have been in the way of getting things done. Most of it doing with mental health issues. As you may recall from an earlier posting of

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part One

Mar 10th, 2018 | By

Great black wings Beating at my back Keeping me on track Pulling up the slack So I am not I fight, The black hyenas Of the mind When I find They are chewing The carcass Of my motivation I pray to the Morrígan For she knows how to transform Into the beast that is needed

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Burning it at Both Ends

Dec 4th, 2017 | By

By Mabh Savage Today I was going to blog about the Harry Potter: History of Magic event happening in Leeds City Library at the moment. It’s a rare treat to find an esoteric event like this in my home town, especially one that’s free and open to the public. Sadly, I had to cancel attending,

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A taboo subject in spirituality

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

By Jez Hughes One of the taboo subjects in spirituality is its sometimes potential to cause or exacerbate psychotic experiences or other mental illnesses. When I was in my twenties I did a Vipasana meditation retreat that literally sent me mad. It took at least three years to come back from, and quite honestly, I

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