How to avoid psychological and environmental collapse, by Erich Fromm

Part II of Jana's tales of "OMG I READ THE MOST TRANSFORMATIVE AND LIFE-CHALLENGING BOOKS WHILE ON OUR PARADISE VACATION." A book about surviving emotional and psychological faceplants, a novel about the Holocaust, a book about how to avoid psychological and ecological disaster, and a book about murder. The only book I didn't get to … Continue reading How to avoid psychological and environmental collapse, by Erich Fromm

The tension preceding freedom

The last couple months have been strangely suffocating. My chest has been tight and my heart rate elevated off and on. It's been purely psychological -- I'm healthy as a freaking horse. (Though I could always stand to eat more veggies and probably drink a little less wine.) I knew it was psychological in part … Continue reading The tension preceding freedom