Mysterious Pain

‘Just try – in a real case – to doubt someone else’s fear or pain!’(303. Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations) Recently I’ve been bothered by a few mysterious and troublesome physical health problems, which has meant lots of doctor’s calls and appointments, but with little clarification. Luckily, my problem is minor, and its main annoyance is … Continue reading Mysterious Pain

Book Review: ‘The Body Keeps the Score’ by Bessel van der Kolk

This is a fantastic book about psychiatry, trauma, PTSD, Complex-PTSD, and recovery. It is rare that a book written for such a wide audience manages to be both accessible and hugely informative. It references (seemingly) all of the relevant and up-to-date research, brings in case studies for more concrete examples and understanding, and keeps the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Body Keeps the Score’ by Bessel van der Kolk