Anxiety and depression each have their own dominant philosophy. When we are anxious, we suffer the extreme that everything matters; when we are depressed, we suffer the extreme that nothing matters.
We are surrounded by both left- and right-wing politics. Both sides have something to say about relationships, and how we can approach them.
Morality and ethics should be flexible enough to allow for our individual character. Otherwise ‘being good’ can make us miserable.
The idea of karma should not resign us to fate. On the contrary, it can help us to stay psychologically healthy in difficult situations.
We say we want to be free, but what does this really mean? How can we avoid the kind of ‘freedom fight’ that makes us feel isolated and powerless?
Many of us seek to live a ‘good life’… but what do we mean by good?