Secrecy and Personal Control

In 2022, secrecy is often thought to be extremely negative; a way to conceal information that ought to come to light. Attitudes about secrecy have changed over centuries though, and it is interesting to consider the balance between society wanting transparency, for example to hold the powerful to account, and also wanting privacy, which requires … Continue reading Secrecy and Personal Control

Say My Name

Certain feelings are overwhelming. Or confusing and twisted; we can’t even begin to describe what’s going on inside of ourselves. A person close to me once relayed a story about being with a therapist, and being overcome with feelings of anxiety. The therapist told her not to focus on naming the feeling, but just experiencing … Continue reading Say My Name