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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...
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’...
08
SEP
2015

Longing to Belong.

There is a thread that binds us all, a deep yearning and longing to belong. A sense of belonging resonates deep inside all of us. In the mainstream world, we can belong with family or  a partner, community and country. However many feel that they have never belonged and harbor...
01
NOV
2014

Democracy By-Pass as The World Turns.

‘Sometimes I think a parody of democracy could be more dangerous than an obvious dictatorship, because it gives people the opportunity to avoid doing at least something about it.’ Aung San Suu Kyi. When many of us have lived in a democracy all our lives, we tend to take it for...
26
JUN
2014

Worldwork and Conflict in the World Today.

Guest Blogs on Worldwork and Group Work in Process Oriented Psychology  Us and Them.   by Grzegorz Zieliński and Liz Scarfe (2 voices speaking about shared and individual Worldwork experiences) When I think about writing an article on Worldwork I see the first line starting...
21
MAY
2014

Gratitude is the Smile of Love

‘ If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.’ Steve Maraboli ‘Gratitude is the smile of love.’ A deep heart-felt appreciation will give you a surprising strength and power to transform yourself and help you feel happier and more peaceful. Recent research has shown...
06
MAY
2014

The Timeless Tao Today

The Tao Te Ching. Lao Tzu. Commentary on Chapter 2. Duality and Detachment. Duality is like the two sides of the same coin. There cannot be one without the other. We cannot know beauty without the concept of ugly. There is no good without bad. We can’t appreciate feeling happy if...
20
MAR
2014

Handy Hints on How to Beat Stress. Quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper

Sherry Marshall, Process Oriented Therapist and Relationships Counsellor was interviewed by the Australian Sydney Morning Herald newspaper on how to beat stress on 14/3/2014. Part of her interview is included in this article here. While stress can either hinder or help us, we...
15
FEB
2014

Chasing Happiness. The Buddhist Path of Therapy

    Chasing Happiness Breathing under water is like chasing happiness. ‘I know a place where happiness lives. It can’t be hunted nor chased nor pursued or caught. Happiness lives here because it’s not from elsewhere. It simply radiates from everywhere. You simply come here...