Tagged Depression

Spiritual Enlightenment: A Cure For Mental Illness?

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Many people who are spiritual seekers have mental health issues. Some are aware of this, have been diagnosed and are either in or out of active treatment. Many more, however, do not know that they have mental health issues. They might be aware that they have an addictive personality, or that they suffer from anxiety,…

When Life Loses All Meaning: Coping with a Pointless Life

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Often, sudden spiritual awakening can be followed by a profound lack of motivation and the feeling that life is meaningless. How do we navigate¬†this? I’ve been having an interesting exchange with a reader of MA who has expressed something I’ve heard many times from different people who have experienced sudden enlightenment. When the belief in…