Life is all about meaning; we constantly search for it, whether consciously or subconsciously. Those of us who live with bipolar disorder search for meaning in a number of different ways. For example, we may ask the question ‘why’ on a regular basis: why do I have bipolar? Is there meaning to all this suffering? … More The Search for Meaning
I came across this wonderful quote today as I watched a documentary on the famous Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung entitled ‘Matter of Heart’. Towards the end of the film, Sir Laurens van der Post said of Antonia ‘Toni’ Wolff, Jung’s patient and colleague: ‘the rarer, the more exceptional the spirit, the deeper the psychological suffering‘. In … More My first musing….