What You Don’t Know About Dysfunctional Families, Pain-Based Thinking, and Intergenerational Abuse

Originally posted on Yourlifelifter :
Evelyn Ryan, Yourlifelifter Bringing clarity to the root causes and sources of the family dysfunction will significantly help alleviate the self-blame and shame that abuse survivors experience and clear a path to healing and recovery. Dysfunctional abusive families are fueled by unhealed pain-based maladaptive thinking that has been passed on from generation to generation to generation. Most recently, epigenetic studies…

Buddhist or Postmodern?

Originally posted on No Zen in the West:
Ecology and dependent co-origination, emptiness and deconstruction, Queer theory and the relative nature of duality – why is it that Buddhism seems to speak so consistently to the cultural preoccupations of our time? About a month ago I graduated from a part-time BA completion program at California…