Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cirque du Soleil: Alya and Gael: Trust

Click on the link for this Facebook film from Buzzfeed. Beautiful piece on trust featuring two acrobats with Cirque du Soleil – words and movement…. The music is Jani Rantanen: No More Words (second mix) by Jani R Music – available … Continue reading

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Aggression and the Vigorous Snuggle: Rachel Schofield, Hand in Hand Parenting

http://www.handinhandparenting.org/article/handling-a-childs-aggression-setting-limits-with-vigorous-snuggle/ Click on the link for this ‘conscious parenting’ site, and an excellent article by Rachel Schofield on the meanings of aggression in children, and how to meet this as a parent in a way that will support you and … Continue reading

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Khalil Gibran: Love one another but make not a bond of love…

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. … Continue reading

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Hans Meir Buijtendorp – Natural World

Click on the link for this remarkable and beautiful film of our beautiful world…. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Rune Moelbak: Is Talking Disappearing from Depression Therapy? (Commentary)

http://www.bettertherapy.com/blog/depression-therapy/ Click on the link for this post from Rune Moelbak in the U.S. Rune is psychodynamic in orientation, so his language and ideas differ somewhat from our person-centred perspective – but we resonate with the points he makes. Our … Continue reading

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Gabor Mate: The Myth of Normal

Click on the link for this short film of the wonderful Gabor Mate talking about culturally prevalent myths of ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’, and their unhelpful nature. At this service, we also make sense of human experience in terms of a … Continue reading

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David Whyte on Anger

Click on the link for this beautiful piece by David on anger and its deeper source/meanings:- ‘….the internal living flame of anger always illuminates what we belong to, what we wish to protect and what we are willing to hazard … Continue reading

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