I Draw, Hence I Am: Art as Magical Practice

Words move, music moves Only in time; but that which is only living Can only die. Words, after speech, reach Into the silence. Only by the form, the pattern, Can words or music reach The stillness, as a Chinese jar still Moves perpetually in its stillness. "Burnt Norton", T.S Eliot  Drawing was what saved my… Continue reading I Draw, Hence I Am: Art as Magical Practice

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Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: How the Narcissist Uses Trauma As A Way To Obtain Supply

“After listening for almost twenty-five years to the stories my patients tell me about sociopaths who have invaded and injured their lives, when I am asked, “How can I tell whom not to trust?” the answer I give usually surprises people. The natural expectation is that I will describe some sinister-sounding detail of behaviour or… Continue reading Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: How the Narcissist Uses Trauma As A Way To Obtain Supply

Becoming Smaller, Being Invisible: Energetic ‘shrinking’

Me: a clean white line the limits and boundaries marked out at the edge of my fingers; and I, I- feeble I, a noun hovering over a snow-lit silence, the brittle ice cracks that encrust my rock-solid heart, a red stone of beating fire within the chest, disassociated from-- me, world, it; leering over my… Continue reading Becoming Smaller, Being Invisible: Energetic ‘shrinking’

Cultural Appropriation or the Colonization of Identity?

I've lately been privy to the reality of White people seeing 'cultural appropriation' as another way to slap other White people and non-White people about what culture is or is not for them. Ironically, they often do not have any education about the culture they speak of, nor about the complex nature of identity, cultural… Continue reading Cultural Appropriation or the Colonization of Identity?

Psychosis & Energy Parasites: Are these States Contagious?

Disclaimer: This is my own theory about the subject based on my own experiences. It's in no way meant to be a factual dissertation of this subject.   Lately, I've talked to a few people who have loved ones who have had psychosis or who have come into contact with people who have gone through a… Continue reading Psychosis & Energy Parasites: Are these States Contagious?