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26
MAY
2017

Humour your Therapy Shit

How to humour your therapy shit? This blog is a lighthearted look at dealing with your smelly mess, which, believe me friends, we all have.  Yes, it’s a ‘tongue in cheek,’ sort of funny blog post because sometimes it’s useful not to take everything so...
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...
27
MAY
2016

Technology. Love or Hate?

TECHNOLOGY. Good or Bad? The world is actually changing as you read this! Technology has grabbed us all in one way or another. Debates and discussions ensue whether it’s a good or bad thing. Psychologists, Counsellors and Therapists are faced with increasing numbers of...
09
MAY
2016

A Good Story

What is the story of your Life? I love a good story or poem, especially when they are in the realm of the spiritual and psychological. Add in a dash of humour, a Zen koan or two for mystery, a Japanese haiku and a Buddhist teaching and there is a sweet mixture of enlightenment...