Coping with the Death of a Loved One

We grieve for those whom you were attached to. Where there was deep love, you will feel deep sorrow. There will be a profound awareness of something gone. Some of us will react to this separation by crying, others by silent contemplation. Old memories will rush back and you will want to re-experience your loved one, the smell of their clothes, the feel of their touch, the last conversations, the first recollections. It will hurt -  it does hurt a lot and like any kind of pain, It is hard to share with anyone else “exactly” how it feels, even... Read More

Prozac Nation

For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their lives, and drown, powerless, in their own despair…– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Edmund Husserl Image under the CC license By Arturo EspinosaEdmund Husserl, a German philosopher established the field of phenomenology, the science of how things are experienced subjectively by us. In his opinion, we can better resonate with someone else especially when we share a context with them.  Suffering from depression, it appears, feels as though nobody shares your world, your context, and you are... Read More