SHIBARI AND MENTAL HEALTH – A PERSONAL NOTE
I’ve always struggled with anxiety, fear of failure and fear of commitment. I could discuss about how these damaging mechanisms have a negative impact on almost every aspect of my life for hours but that’s something I have done countless amounts of times without being able to solve anything…
DEALING WITH DISORIENTATION AND ESCAPISM
Living through depressive episodes is exhausting. No, it’s worse. For a certain amount of time, it is like hell – but not the endless burning and being tortured kind of hell – the kind of hell that is too plain and ordinary to be bearable, just like the one in ‚Huis Clos‘. It’s waking up and not wanting to start the day because you know there is nothing new, nothing to offer.::
THE IMPORTANCE OF NOSTALGIA
There was a time when everything I did was go to school, play with other kids and watch TV for hours. Most of it were cartoon shows and anime and I know I was not the only one, there are many many others from my generation who did enjoy the same shows at that time, even though some of them do not watch anime anymore. Recently I was asked what my favorite anime is. As I have been watching a lot of anime in the last two years my number one constantly changes but right in that moment I replied without hesitating: „Spirited Away.“….
WHY MORALITY SHOULD NOT BE AN ISSUE – GLORIFYING (SEXUAL) ABUSE?
People have been complaining about bout how in a lot of media (novels, movies, mangas, anime, etc.) relationships between people, either between hetero or homosexual couples, are toxic and how abusive behaviour is romanticized. I do not think that this critique of these media is justified at all and in this article I will explain why…