“Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value to joy, you must have somebody to divide it with”
I went to a conference yesterday on ‘Recovery Oriented Services in Mental Health’. There was an Incredibly courageous and inspiring account of recovery by Shanon – the growth and learning that can come out of difficulties and the vital need to be seen beyond a diagnosis of bipolar, or label and instead as a person. This can also be seen on her Ted Talk:
“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness”
Fight Against Fears by Lucy Freeman is a very accessible book, making psychoanalytic concepts easily understandable. Really worth reading.
“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings”