Monthly Archives: June 2014

Osho on courage

‘You cannot be truthful if you are not courageous. You cannot be loving if you are not courageous. You cannot be trusting if you are not courageous. You cannot enter into reality if you are not courageous. Hence courage comes … Continue reading

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Rumi on the heart & the house of light

‘I will never leave this house of light, I will never leave this blessed town for here I have found my love and here I will stay for the rest of my life. If this world turns into a sea … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton on Not Knowing & Intention/Presence

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and … Continue reading

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Educating Yorkshire – Mushy Finds His Voice

This is just lovely. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Shauna Shapiro: The IAA Model of Mindfulness

This is a worthwhile 10 minutes about the practice of mindfulness. It identifies three components: intention, attention, attitude. We think this is an extremely useful way of making sense of mindfulness, and picks up the key elements of presence in … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on Empathy

“To be with another in this way means that for the time being you lay aside the views and values you hold for yourself in order to enter another’s world without prejudice. In some sense it means that you lay … Continue reading

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Leah Harris: From Self Care to Collective Caring Click on the title for this excellent article on http://www.beyondmeds.com by Leah Harris about self-care, healing, our need for each other, and our need for shifts in our current cultural paradigms. Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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