Tag Archives: functionality

Beyond Humanity: House Kheperu Gather 2014 Presentation

See the presentation slideshow text here. Resources and Further Reading: O. Scribner’s Non-Fiction Writings: Three extensive projects in .pdf form by O. Scribner: a comprehensive history of the otherkin community, a directory of otherkin and therian writings, and a book-list. … Continue reading

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Finding a Therapist

Many people I’ve spoken to within the otherkin, pagan, and other alternative communities are skittish about seeing a therapist. They’re afraid of being misdiagnosed due to their beliefs, practices, or identities. They don’t want to be stigmatized, and they don’t … Continue reading

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Your Optimal Functionality

I want to clarify what I mean by functionality. Functionality is a scale, not two boxes of “functional” and “non-functional”. For example, a standard measurement of functioning in Western psychotherapy is the GAF (Global Assessment of Functioning) scale, Axis V … Continue reading

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Link: Coping With and Control Of Therianthropy

I stumbled across this article written by RagdollTherian and had to share it here. Coping with and Control of Therianthropy is a very practical list of suggestions and techniques for dealing with control issues as an animal-person. Several of the … Continue reading

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Balancing Fingers and Pinions

Imbalance. For me, it looks like this: I stood in the central community building of my university, a tall airy structure of glass and concrete, open all the way to its ceiling several stories up. Classes had let out, and … Continue reading

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Challenge: Balance

“Everything flows out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing manifests in everything; the measure of the swing to the right, is the measure of the swing to the left; rhythm compensates.” –The Kybalion, … Continue reading

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Disclaimer: Discussing Otherkin and Functionality

This isn’t a writing challenge. If anything, it’s a disclaimer and a prelude. You see, I want to write about functionality, health, and otherkin. I want to write about the impact an otherkin identity has on your life, and ways … Continue reading

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