The herd instinct and loneliness

I touched on the herd instinct in other places on this blog before. But I had not really delved into it. So – here I go! Description Herd instinct, a concept predominantly associated with animal behaviour, implies a tendency to conform to social norms or follow the actions of a larger group, often for self-preservation … Read more

The support people seek

Lately I’ve been thinking about ‘support’. As always I ask, “What does it mean?” What do people think it means? What people don’t consider in providing or receiving support is that it can be dysfunctional or destructive. The reasons why the latter are almost never considered or weighed in the balance, are: A macro-cultural view … Read more