Category Archives: Toaster & Fridge

All about emotions

Listening to shame

Brené Brown: Listening to shame

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Fearing – the song

Fearing is Track 3 on The Amygdaloids‘ Theory of My Mind CD on the Knock Out Noise label.

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Fear

Recently I read a study estimating the prevalence of mental disorders in the European population about 38%. Anxiety and panic disorders took the larges share with about 14% , followed by depression. This is about 60 Mio people in fear … Continue reading

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Emotions and Music

By Now_is_here George Friedrich Handel successfully exposed Jealousy and Envy, which are the most powerful of negative emotions. Handel also depicts Narcissism in a new light: 1) Handel – Hercules ‘Jealousy! Infernal pest’ “Jealousy! Infernal pest, Tyrant of the human … Continue reading

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Childhood and Health

How you treat a child, the child will treat the world… An article about the connection between childhood trauma and disease: The Poverty Clinic and the Children’s Wellbeing Manifesto Parenting for a Peaceful World

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I am your son, so I will not judge you

This is a very touching account of a son journey to understand the life of his parents. He also discovers a period in history that played a crucial part in their marriage.  We all have to return from where we … Continue reading

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A question without an answer

I came across the myth of Parsifal and could not help but notice the rich symbolism and metaphors. Parsifal is the story of a “fool’s journey”. A young man, so innocent and humble, that he does not even have a … Continue reading

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On Abandonment

Over the past couple of days the issue of abandonment came up on several occasions and this motivated me to enquire into it. As always, I will state that I am not a psychologist and I do not follow the … Continue reading

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Shame and Guilt

I am not a psychologist and know little about the theories of emotions. But I encounter them on a regular basis and I know what they can do to a person’s sense of self-esteem, confidence and ultimately health. This is … Continue reading

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Insults

Did anyone insult you lately ? I have been contemplating the meaning of insult and it seems to be a rich subjcet. To insult somebody basically means to make a derogatory remark, accidentally of with the full  intention to hit … Continue reading

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