We live in a culture that is very self-absorbed. Self-absorption leads to depression. So is it any wonder that we have an epidemic of depression in our society.
Our culture is also very materialistic and perfectionistic. We are constantly being assaulted by the media with messages that we are not good enough. We are told that unless we buy certain products, or look and act in certain ways, we will not make it in life. We are conditioned to see our glass perpetually empty, and never full. [Read more…]