The psychology of isolation

Self-isolation can be difficult and boring, but it can also be an opportunity for self-reflection and renewal. In many cultures, this is traditionally the purpose self-isolation has served.Self-isolation in religious traditions is in many ways about practising self-restraint and withdrawing from the ills of society. Fasting during Ramadan, Good Friday or Lent are exercises in [...]

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Overcoming a difficult childhood…tips for parents

Maggie Dent's suggestions for parents who are survivors of child abuse: Find a safe trustworthy person to explore your 'child' story of the painful moments of childhood, so that the story can then be viewed through adult eyes and be transformed. Pursue personal growth and healing by reading, listening, doing seminars, doing online trainings, sharing [...]

The people who help to raise your children

We have to be vigilant about who we bring into our children’s lives.  We have to be wary. But we also have to trust in others and in society to help us raise our children.  Once the checks and balances are made, the safety parameters are installed we need to make a leap of faith. [...]