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Abundance

I’ve had a really good week. On Monday, I submitted a paper at the eleventh hour of it being due, to a journal. I learnt that my prayers have been accepted for the next denominational prayer handbook (the logic of … Continue reading

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Neverending Knot

My mother got me a season ticket to the local zoo for my birthday this year. It is one of the best presents ever. I love hanging out there. Only the addition of some pachyderms would make it better. The … Continue reading

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Am I OK?

Proprioception is one of the senses you probably didn’t learn about at school. The ability, without looking or touching, to know the whereabouts in space of different parts of your body. My ‘proprioception is a wee bit skewed but generally … Continue reading

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Loving constant

Object constancy is one principle of psychodynamic developmental psychology. The basic idea is that as infants grow older, they come to realise, and can remember, that their caregiver loves them (is a constant in their lives) even when that caregiver … Continue reading

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Silver Linings

When I was in the Therapeutic Community, I had a pair of lace-up silver shoes to wear round the building; far better for me than keeping my orthosis on all day. I can wear those shoes out and about now. … Continue reading

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Ridiskulus

Over the time I have spent in the TC, my temper has calmed some. It is not the case that my emotional responses have lessened in intensity: intensity of emotional experience is part of who I am. Not being able … Continue reading

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