The truth is, we haven’t faced the fact that we are in an age of transition in which answers are not obvious and we don’t have any experts who have been to the alternative future we long for.
We are rehearsing the beginning of the construction of a new world, a good one; a world in which many worlds can be together. Zapatista Saying
By 1998, psychological journals had published more than 45000 on depression, but only 400 articles on joy.
The number of children admitted to hospital because of self-harm has risen by 68% in 10 years, while the number of young patients with eating disorders has almost doubled in three years.
The river never drinks its own water. The tree never eats its own fruit. The field never consumes it’s own harvest. They selflessly strive for the well-being of all those around them. (Kenarchy is found throughout the fabric of our world). Mewari Proverb, India
“Being where I had not expected to be or becoming what I had not planned to become is now a pattern of life I have come to recognize and accept.” John Dominic Crossan
Mental health beds for children in England increased by 50% between 1999 and 2014, but still failed to meet demand.
Optimal health is about being as healthy as you can be, given what you’ve got – your physical, emotional and mental abilities. The purpose of the healthcare system is to help enable optimal health. Ohio discussion on the purpose of healthcare