Stress and Shittiness edited by Marmalade and O Society What causes heart disease – Part 63 by Malcolm Kendrick To keep this simple, and stripping terminology down things down to basics, the concept I am trying to capture, and the word that I am going to use, here to describe the factor that can affect entire … Continue reading Psychosocial Stress, Shit-Life Syndrome, Dukkha, and the Parable of the Poisoned Arrow
edited by O Society June 4, 2019 https://youtu.be/Kr0vuvEyrtE "Are You OK?" https://youtu.be/_XFd0RLKQWA Seize The Awkward https://youtu.be/k4vRFodAqWo On Life with Tourette https://youtu.be/DyDfgMOUjCI I have taken out my Invisiline Britney Spears and Snake CopyCat https://www.instagram.com/p/ByRfPCEgsI7/
Discovering your capacity for lovingkindness by Sharon Saltzberg Radiant Mindedited by O Society May 25, 2019 In metta meditation, we direct lovingkindness toward ourselves and then, in a sequence of expansion, towards somebody we love already. Somebody we are neutral towards. Somebody we have difficulty with. And ultimately toward all beings everywhere without distinction.In vipassana meditation, we … Continue reading What is Mettā Meditation?
Practising the Greek virtues of wisdom and courage is one thing. But being cheerful the American way borders on psychosis by Mariana Alessandri Aeon edited by O Society May 5, 2019 I once ended up at a Boy Scout ceremony in the northeast United States, where I inhaled the American spirit unfiltered. The boys’ uniforms had Stars-and-Stripes … Continue reading Cheerfulness Cannot be Compulsory No Matter What the T-shirt Says
by O Society April 25, 2019 https://vimeo.com/137282528 Last nite we saw the film Resilience. Our suggestion is you see it too. Everyone should see this film, actually. Everyone. Resilience: Biology of Stress & Science of Hope
In a world of difference we can – and should – work harder to cultivate subtle, perceptive empathy towards all human beings by Elizabeth Segal Aeon edited by O Society April 23, 2019 Empathy, the sharing of feelings with another person and consequently caring about them, is typically a virtue in our society. ‘I hear you’ and … Continue reading The Case for Empathy
These flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense fires Katharine Gammon in Los Angeles Guardian edited by O Society Apr 23, 2019 A fire poppy only blooms after a wildfire. Photograph: Courtesy of the National Park Service When wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail … Continue reading Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California