nostalgia is a feeling throughout. stated another way, we feel nostalgia even dwelling in our own country, beside the ones that are dearest to us. despite a happy home and a happy family, a man may suffer from nostalgia, simply because he feels that his soul is being limited, that it does not develop as he wishes. nostalgia is feeling powerless before the world, the pain of not being able to convey their spirituality to others.
şahsım adına en iyi tanımı andrei tarkovsky
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nostaljinin biyolojisini merâk edenlere de bu var:
the neurobiology of nostalgia: a story of memory, emotion, and the self
"...although nostalgia is usually associated with painful and negative emotions, with the inability to adapt oneself to new surroundings and situations, with the insistence on continuously reliving the past, this need not be true in all cases. there can be a creative and positive way of experiencing the feelings of nostalgia – whether it involves happiness or pain. ıf the memory retrieval triggers new memory formation – like my particular experience with the weeds in front of denbigh – it can result in creative re-appraisal of my current stories of self. ı can consciously teach myself to re-evaluate these experiences in a positive and generative light – for instance, as providing me with new knowledge or understandings – and by doing this diminish the negative (in the sense of debilitating and uncreative) emotional responses. but ı don't even have to transform painful emotional memories into happy ones. the sadness and pain of nostalgia is not necessarily incapacitating; it can (and does) provide me with a different way of looking at the world, with a more complete sense of my being. often, it is a prompting for creative work par excellence – and this paper can serve as an example. as with all elements of our stories of the self, nostalgia can be useful to our well-being, emotional and rational. and ı believe that this usefulness is enhanced by a clearer understanding of the neural mechanisms involved in it..."