Having our emotions heard is a fundamental human need. The modern world denies this, but this doesn’t make the need go away. More then denying the need, society gives, and encourages, us to suppress our emotions. Feelings meetings stand in opposition. They exist to allow us, no, encourage us, to fulfill our fundamental need of expressing emotion.
Sleight of mind is about how to cause cognative reframes.
Seth godin has many ideas that are critical in the new world. Ideas include: Choosing yourself, Tribes, The limited value of cogs, connection, and the dip.
Fit in my head, isn’t fit in reality. In the last few years I’ve learned this lesson for physical health, and now I’m learning it for emotional health.
If you want advice on how to deal with insomnia, do NOT ask a person who hasn’t slept in two nights. Instead, ask someone who’s had insomnia several times, and has a checklist on how to respond when insomnia flares up. By the way, I’ve never actually taken this advice, but maybe writing it down will make it more likely that I’ll take it in the future.