A risk of writing

Introspective approaches are dangerous for ruminators without a lot of stress on compassion. The risk is significant, since rumination is linked to depression and significant procrastination. Pouring out painful feelings could turn into a binge-and-purge experience, which leaves you in a bad way and becomes a habit.

Writing about your emotional pain could make you feel worse, unless you do it with “self-compassion” – by Temma Ehrenfeld

 

 

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Purpose of Human Existence

“The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being,” Carl Jung.

(via https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/04/12/hannah-arendt-men-in-dark-times/)

A wonderful introduction to Jung.

via (https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/07/26/carl-jung-bbc-face-to-face/)