Grief

protestor holding a black lives matter sign
We live in Bristol, UK. Recent events have prompted us to learn more about the city's history. Ships from Bristol transported enslaved Africans to the Americas in the 18th Century. In response to George Floyd's death in the USA there was a Black Lives Matter protest in the city centre. Protestors pulled down a statue of Edward Colston, who made his wealth from the slave trade. As a symbolic act,...
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Loneliness in Lockdown

For some people Lockdown has meant a lack of physical contact and closeness. Of course touch is an important physical need for most people, and lack of physical contact usually implies a lack of touch. However, Jung's insight into loneliness, expressed in the quotation above, suggests that loneliness comes from a deeper level than having people around you or not. Perhaps we can make a di...
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