Posts tagged Catharsis
Why Catharsis Before Mindfulness

Osho is a modern Buddha who teaches mindfulness in a modern way. He says that it is more helpful to start with catharsis and unburden the mind before attempting meditation and mindfulness. Mindfulness and traditional meditation techniques don’t deal directly with repressed energies and emotions, missing to address an important component of human consciousness.

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How Catharsis Can Improve Your Relationships

Relationships are one of the most complex phenomena in life. The great German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, described the human condition using the “hedgehog's dilemma”: a group of hedgehogs all seek to become close to one another in order to share heat during cold weather. They must remain apart, however, as they cannot avoid hurting one another with their sharp spines.

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