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The destructive power of “The Myth of Normal” [video]

How many of us have felt ostracized because we fall outside the bounds of what’s considered “normal”?

There’s a meme floating around the Internet about the Winnie the Pooh character, Eeyore, that’s likely resonated with you, especially if depression is the difference you’re dealing with:


This is the pop culture manifestation of what Dr. Gabor Maté sees as a major destructive force in our society, the myth of normal.

In a culture where individualism is stressed over social context, we’ve thrown aside those who don’t make a significant material contribution to society (or consume enough for someone to make a buck) and created a monster no pill can adequately address.

Food for thought.

Full story at YouTube.

Re-examining psychology.

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