Liberation Day

Habitual ways of behaving are often useful in that they help to free our minds for other things. But if we always find ourselves getting upset when someone teases or angry when overtaken on the road, it may be worth looking at why that might be. Starting to let go of...

The Dream

If by any chance you read this blog regularly you will know that I use dreams frequently in my work and that I believe they can help people understand what our unconscious already knows. Some time ago a patient told me that for many years he had had a repetitive...

Perfect in your Imperfection

I mentioned two weeks ago that I would continue with the theme of Super Pleasers and here is the second part as promised.   We all make mistakes and get things wrong, but if we can accept it, recognizing we are imperfect and yet still lovable, we can also accept...

Saving People from themselves

The remainder of the ‘super pleaser’ blog will be published next week,  meanwhile I hope you find this blog of interest.   It’s natural to assume people want to look after themselves and improve their lives but unfortunately this isn’t always...

Subjectivity and Objectivity

More and more I hear about people who have lost touch with various members of their family. It always fills me with great sadness; life is so very short and whilst I agree with the statement that you can’t choose your family, I also agree that blood is thicker than...

Talk Talk

I was watching an interesting programme on the TV earlier this week. It was called Life after Suicide. The woman who featured in the programme had lost her partner to suicide some years ago and was making a documentary about the effects of suicide on those left...