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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...
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...
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...
20
APR
2016

DREAMS

“Sometimes dreams alter the course of an entire life.” Being interested in and understanding our dreams is vital to our well-being. Your night time dreams are like a momentary snapshot or ‘selfie’ of your life, if you know how to understand and follow...
09
APR
2016

Flu and The Flow of Nature

Flu and The Flow of Nature What on earth does catching the flu have to do with the flow of Nature? Like the seasons come and go and sometimes the river is in flood or dries up because of lack of rain, our bodies also go through changes of being well and sick throughout our life....
02
MAR
2016

Surfing the Wave of Life

How you learn to Surf  the Wave of Life depends not only on your level of skill and technique, but also your deeper awareness of your subtle feelings, unknown dreaming and processes and being in touch with the authentic deepest levels of who you are. Life is like a wave that...
29
DEC
2015

A New Year’s Eve Tale. Succeed or Fail?

As we move closer to New Year’s Eve, you may be thinking about what has happened to you in 2015 and making New Year’s Eve Resolutions for next year. You may wonder if you are, indeed going to have a happy New Year and in 2016? New Year’s Eve Resolutions...