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in the air

Post by weitsicht » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:00 am

Over Europe there is presently Sahara sand in the air.
Sunrise and sunset are as red as if doomsday has come.
I cannot enjoy its aesthetic, some ancient angst arises.

Slight symptoms of migraine. Breathtaking constricts.
My mind is since Saturday morning, I don't know, diffused, stirred. Subtly multi-layered.

Do you /have you ever had such similar experience? Any explanation? Any assistance?
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Re: in the air

Post by Ayu » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:48 am

We have this Sahara sand since decades every now and then.

Seems you have described my day-to-day mental state. I have high sensitivity syndrome. I find the page on facebook helpful: "zart besaited" : https://www.facebook.com/zart.besaitet.fb
Once they published a test and had some more articles expalining the matter. Maybe you can try to browse the page yourself.

This article explanes it not sufficiently: https://www.manalyse.de/artikel
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Re: in the air

Post by Ayu » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:58 am

Below this advertisment for a book is a very fine explanation what it means to have a highly sensitive mind.
http://mymonk.de/hochsensibel/?utm_sour ... s-textlink

(Those links are in German)
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Re: in the air

Post by tingdzin » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:39 am

Doomsday is indeed getting close. Practice as hard as you can.

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Re: in the air

Post by madhusudan » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:18 pm

I know what you mean. My mental state is affected by the quality of the sky. When it is wide and clean, a big sky, I feel spacious.

In Korea the Gobi sands blow in each spring bringing with them pollution from China. Some days the sky was literally yellow. Thankfully I'm no longer living there.

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Post by steveb1 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:03 pm

madhusudan wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:18 pm
I know what you mean. My mental state is affected by the quality of the sky. When it is wide and clean, a big sky, I feel spacious.

In Korea the Gobi sands blow in each spring bringing with them pollution from China. Some days the sky was literally yellow. Thankfully I'm no longer living there.
I sort of know the feeling about the sky's "purity" or "contamination" - I live in the Pacific Northwest and forest-fire smoke and pollution change the "atmosphere of the atmosphere" and cast a strange shadow on my soul... same thing with eclipses, but they are very transient phenomena.

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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:40 am

steveb1 wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:03 pm
madhusudan wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:18 pm
I know what you mean. My mental state is affected by the quality of the sky. When it is wide and clean, a big sky, I feel spacious.

In Korea the Gobi sands blow in each spring bringing with them pollution from China. Some days the sky was literally yellow. Thankfully I'm no longer living there.
I sort of know the feeling about the sky's "purity" or "contamination" - I live in the Pacific Northwest and forest-fire smoke and pollution change the "atmosphere of the atmosphere" and cast a strange shadow on my soul... same thing with eclipses, but they are very transient phenomena.
I was in Eugene recently after the fires, it was surreal, as thick as fog in places.
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Re: in the air

Post by steveb1 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:50 am

"I was in Eugene recently after the fires, it was surreal, as thick as fog in places."

Yes. A surreal, apocalypic kind of "tone" to everything...

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Re: in the air

Post by DGA » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:39 am

weitsicht wrote:
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:00 am
Over Europe there is presently Sahara sand in the air.
Sunrise and sunset are as red as if doomsday has come.
I cannot enjoy its aesthetic, some ancient angst arises.

Slight symptoms of migraine. Breathtaking constricts.
My mind is since Saturday morning, I don't know, diffused, stirred. Subtly multi-layered.

Do you /have you ever had such similar experience? Any explanation? Any assistance?
LIke some others who have commented in this discussion, I have also had a similar experience when coping with forest fires in the area where I live. This is not uncommon in the western part of the United States.

The blood-red sun and dark sky do not trouble me as much as the pain in the eyes and lungs from coping with the smoke and dust for many days. We were in Idaho for a few days last fall and my daughter (16 months old at the time) struggled with breathing and sleeping. Seeing her struggle was worse than anything I had to deal with.

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Re: in the air

Post by steveb1 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:40 am

Sorry to hear of those difficulties, especially when they involve your child. Pollution is bad enough for adults to deal with, but kids and even non-human animals suffer, too...

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