There was anger toward society, ideologies, and the culture that had taught me that not-feeling was a strength. When I shut down my sensitivity, I also shut down my sense of compassion toward those who were suffering. It’s called the “Anger Iceberg,” part of the Go Zen anxiety curriculum for kids. In any situation, I can whip out the anger iceberg and ask him to reflect. In an era when depression and suicide are on the rise, reframing care as a strength can be a lifesaving act — one that’s desperately needed.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.