Criminalized practice in Nepal continues, study finds. Despite being criminalized in 2018, an estimated 77% of girls in mid-Western Nepal are still being forced to sleep outside in “menstruation huts” during their period, according to a new study published today (December 9, 2019) in Sexual and Rep Source: Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in… Read More Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in ‘Menstruation Huts’ During Their Period
Psychiatry is as reductionistic as the rest of medicine. Source: The Crisis in Psychiatry | Psychology Today Canada Opinion: Here’s a good little article about reductionism in psychiatry. For the most part, I would agree. The article mentions Freud but fails to note that Carl Jung actually took what Freud said a little further. Jung… Read More The Crisis in Psychiatry | Psychology Today Canada | + Opinion
Truth is not to be attained in isolation or abstraction. It is to be found in the middle of our everyday life, not in the middle of some special spiritual life. Source: Spirituality not an isolated activity- The New Indian Express Opinion: I was going to take a break Sunday and leave you all with… Read More Spirituality not an isolated activity – The New Indian Express | + Opinion
I asked myself, “How can you dress one way in one place and a different way in another?” To have one identity at “home” and another one when I was away felt off. It felt contradictory. Source: I Learned Who I Am in the Greek Islands – Chanukah & Kislev Opinion: The lady in question… Read More I Learned Who I Am in the Greek Islands – Chanukah & Kislev | + Opinion
In Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic thought, the libido is instinctual energy stemming from the Id. The libido is associated with erogenous areas and corresponding stages of psychosexual development—namely, oral, anal, phallic, latency, and genital. Freud originally based much of his theory on the libido but later expanded his outlook to include a general life instinct, which… Read More Freud’s Libido – Something like the Root Chakra?
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said on Monday that Rene Bruelhart, the head of its financial regulator, would be leaving, and Bruelhart told Reuters he had resigned. Source: Vatican says financial regulator to leave; he says he resigned | National Post Opinion: How can I still go to Mass when I know that corruption is… Read More Vatican says financial regulator to leave; he says he resigned | National Post | + Opinion
Source: Pope at Mass: The devil destroys because he is envious – Vatican News