This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas One of the most dynamic social trends which embraced the ideas found in The Drama of the Gifted Child and all other Alice Miller books was the surging membership in 12 Step programs. The lessons these programs...

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas Another trend that welcomed Miller’s new ideas in the 1980s was a growing demand for self-improvement, which had already become a national pastime. Here people committed time to reflect, discuss, and read. This trend went beyond baby...

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas Alice Miller’s book, now known as The Drama of the Gifted Child, became an icon of the self-help and recovery book market. One reason is that it hit the market when new cultural trends were developing–and converging....

Case Study in the Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas A quick snapshot from history offers clear ideas about what Alice Miller meant when she coined the phrase “enlightened listeners” in the 1980s. Miller’s experience as a Jew during Nazi-occupied Poland is a first step in...

A History of Hope in Fear

One of the best ways to overcome fear is to get informed, but just try to find information without high-drama news covering the battle of Science vs. COVID-19 that doesn’t feed our worse fears! There’s another way to find hope in this historic crisis: history. Reading about historical pandemics...

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