Louis C.K. on Being Alone with Emotions

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The lengths we go to in order to avoid discomfort and anticipated sadness are truly remarkable. We have set up an entire societal infrastructure to keep us sufficiently distracted from our deeper emotional experience. Our phones have become the opiate of the masses.

Listen to what one of my favorite comedians – Louis CK – has to say about the subject of emotional range and the ways that we keep ourselves living in the narrowest of bandwidths. Grief, pain, and sadness, are often the direct portal to joy. It’s one of the best kept secrets of our time.

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KELLY BROGAN, MD, is a holistic psychiatrist, author of the New York Times Bestselling book, A Mind of Your OwnOwn Your Self, the children’s book, A Time For Rain, and co-editor of the landmark textbook Integrative Therapies for Depression. She is the founder of the online healing program Vital Mind Reset, and the membership community, Vital Life Project. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from M.I.T. in Systems Neuroscience. She is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms. Learn More