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20
JUL
2017

THE ZEN IN YOUR COMPUTER

THE ZEN IN YOUR COMPUTER IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Your computer screen is but a dream. Wherever you go, there you are. Until your internet goes down. Your Iphone has not reached enlightenment as it is still attached to the I. When you email, have no attachments. Simplify your life....
10
JUN
2017

Work to Live, Don’t Live to Work

Do you work to live or living to work? Has work taken over your life? I saw this headline in the Sydney Morning Herald on 8/6/2017. “Workers treated like slaves.” Work gets fairly crazy this time of year. Is your work getting you down? The term ‘slave...
26
MAY
2017

Humour your Therapy Shit

How to humour your therapy shit? This blog is a lighthearted look at how we get into a mess and out of it again! Yes, it’s a ‘tongue in cheek,’ sort of funny blog post because sometimes it’s useful not to take everything so seriously!  It’s really...
04
JAN
2017

DON’T MIND YOUR MIND

 DON’T MIND the MIND. JUST STAY AS YOU ARE  The Thoughts in your Mind are just that. Thoughts. Are you in charge of your mind or is your mind in charge of you? The thoughts in your mind are just that. Thoughts. You think they are you because that is how we are conditioned....
04
NOV
2016

Change. Why is it so Hard?

Why is it so Hard to Change? We often feel that we want to make a change in our life, but why is it so hard to change?  We make a decision and even have a plan. Some of us throw ourselves in, with great enthusiasm. We sign up at a gym, start a diet, look for a new job, go out to...
15
SEP
2016

Bad Dog. On the Therapist’s Couch Series

On the Therapist’s Couch Series. One dog asks his friend. “What’s your name? His friend replied. “My name is Charlie. What’s your name?” The first dog replies. “My name is BAD DOG! If we do bad things, does that make us wholly bad? I...
06
SEP
2016

On the Therapist’s Couch. Elephants in the Room

 ‘On the Therapist’s couch’ series of cartoons/commentaries is a ‘tongue in cheek’ nod to traditional therapy! Enjoy. This blog is inspired by some cartoons I saw.  THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM There is often an ‘elephant in the room’...
24
JUN
2016

Sydney Snow

 The winds still blow in Sydney and across Australia. Snow now falls on the mountain peaks. I see the summits in the cloud formations scudding across the sky in Sydney. I found this wondrous poem by the ancient, eccentric Zen Buddhist monk, seer and poet, Ryokan. (1758–1831). He...
14
JUN
2016

A Minimalist Simple Life?

Would you like to have a minimalist, simple life? Having a minimalist lifestyle has been popular for a few years now. Ok, it’s true that I am highly unlikely to be able to move all my possessions by bicycle or even in my car! However, the phrase ‘Less is More’...
05
JUN
2016

The Obstacle as Path

The Obstacle is the Path There is an ancient Zen Buddhist saying, “The obstacle is the path.” Wouldn’t be wonderful if we didn’t have any problems? Maybe yes but also no. How will we learn and grow if we don’t face some obstacles? Even crops and...