Robert Burton is a physician, novelist, nonfiction author and columnist. His books include three critically acclaimed novels, and his nonfiction books include On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You’re Not. His essays have appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Aeon, and Nautilus. He is Associate Chief of the Department of Neurosciences at UCSF Medical Center at Mt. Zion.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Thomas Hübl talks about his understanding that trauma is not just an individual but a collective experience
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Developmental trauma deeply affects and limits how we connect with ourselves
The “awe-full” qualities of horror and terror may share essential roots with those underlying transformative states such as flow, awe, presence, timelessness and ecstasy.
Climate change is one of the biggest and toughest problems facing human society. Unless the rise in average global temperates is stopped soon
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