Time and Despondency. Regaining the Present in Faith and Life
Lack of activity, apathy, anxiety, procrastination, sadness… These are the symptoms of a very oppressive mental illness, which early Christian theologians called despair (akedia). Known since ancient times, despair is flourishing in today's culture, dominated by anxiety and distractions caused by digital technology. Although we live in a world where the lifestyle has improved considerably, the technologies we have created to make our lives more comfortable have made us move further and further away from each other, feeling out of place. more and more lonely and sad.
The author makes a profound synthesis of ancient Christian teachings to combat despair, which she combines with the advice of modern science, giving the person with this condition a very effective way to get out of it.
This book is for anyone who has sadness, anxiety, despair and wants to understand them and know how...