The value of feelings


There is so much value in sitting with our feelings. Of all kinds. We seem to be deeply social creatures, us human beings. So that sharing our valuable feelings with ourselves first and then another,…

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Nature’s Healing


In our over scheduled and driven world, there is often something so healing and simple as getting outside, being in nature and taking time to allow the beauty of wildlife, animals, plants and birds to…

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The Self-Identification Exercise – paying ‘closer attention’ to ourselves in a busy world


Every morning we can choose to have the sort of day we want. That may sound abusive to those who suffer from deep emotional, physical pain or those who are living in unacceptable conditions. Of…

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‘Flowers’ – the healing power of love in relationships, mental illness and families


Occasionally comes a deep, thoughtful and beautiful TV series. The second series of ‘Flowers’ was screened this week, (the first being just as brilliant). Written by the gifted Will Sharpe. This family’s dysfunction is clear,…

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The Importance of Listening


‘The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far…

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