The page is blank. Where does one start to make sense of a life? Is there a beginning and an end? Are there multiple interconnections, seemingly disconnected, which in the fullness of time connect to form a story? A whole, of many parts, which if visually portrayed, could look like a collage or a Jackson Pollock painting of pure form and no image, pure paint - the essence and without artifice.
This is the dance of life...
Fear locks you in callipers. It likes to pinion you, and clutches at your throat and chest in a vice-like grip. You can lose your grip. It is icy, and can land you on a precarious goat ledge on the side of a mountain freezing you to the spot. Fear likes to snowball and envelop in galvanising speed.
If you can unlock the frozen fear you can try anything! With no fear you can climb mountains and ski down them, too!
Read Pamela Nathan's psychoanaytic insights into FEAR.
Shame’s power can be deadly. It can cripple us and make us shrink from life’s possibilities. So what can we do about shame?
Pamela Nathan's new psychoanalytic series, 'changing minds, saving lives', takes simple gems from the psychoanalytic dreamtime that may become tools for living....