How has social media changed our society and overall mental health?
Most of the time we are doing drama but thinking that we are problem solving or moving toward our goals. What to do?
“Paul cannot stop himself from thinking about the guys that his girlfriend was with before they met; although they are no longer in her life, the thought of them makes Paul afraid his girlfriend will abandon him for someone else. He cannot stop himself from comparing his attractiveness to that of other guys; when he does he comes up short…”
The Drama Triangle is a modern reframing of karma, avidya (ignorance), and dukkha (suffering), created by addiction to the three roles of victim, rescuer, and persecutor. For Integral Deep Listening it occurs in three realms: the interpersonal, your thoughts and feelings, and your dreams. Because there is no peace of mind or clarity of action from within the Drama Triangle, a priority of IDL is to help you get out.
Fear works by shutting down objectivity. It convinces you that you have no options but to flee or fight. The more anxious you are, the more your sense of self shrinks into a defensive crouch; the smaller your world becomes.
Invasion of the Tape Worm Aliens! (Emotional Addiction)
Don’t waste much time with dreaming dreams of victimization. Look for a way out of the drama. Some IDL dream interviews emphasize healing. Others emphasize balance. Others emphasize transformation. This one emphasizes all three.
Self-hatred leads to anxiety, depression, and addiction. How to break the cycle?