Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kylli Sparre – Ballet dancer finds her footing through dreamlike photos

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/ballet-dancer-finds-her-footing-through-dreamlike-photos Click on the link for these wonderful dream images – the blog accurately self-describes as ‘A visual arts blog that focuses on everything that makes our world strange and beautiful’. With thanks to Mother Nature Network on Facebook. Palace … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda on finding yourself

“Someday, somewhere – anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.” Pablo Neruda Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Contact Improvisation: An Intuitive, Non-Verbal and Intimate Dialogue: Itay Yatuv at TEDxBGU

Click on the link for this interesting TED film/talk by Itay, artistic director of the Hakvutza Dance School in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. Itay has been practicing and teaching Contact Improvisation for over 10 years to professional and amateur dancers. He … Continue reading

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To Fix School, Make it Consensual – Blake Boles

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blake-boles/to-fix-school-make-it-con_b_6158284.html Click on the link to visit Blake’s article on Huffpost – on the importance of consent, and the case for person-centred education….. Thanks to Brent Potter for putting us onto this. Here’s a link to Blake’s book:- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Art-Self-Directed-Learning-Unconventional-Education/dp/0986011959/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416420321&sr=8-1&keywords=blake+boles+art+of+self+directed+learning Palace … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on the term ‘client’

‘Client-Centered Therapy DR: In respect to client-centered therapy, I thought I would start with a series of questions on the terminology you devised for your theories. When did you decide to use the term client, rather than patient? CR: I … Continue reading

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Carl Jung on body and psyche

Click on the link to visit the Carl Jung Depth Psychology Facebook page, for this interesting post by Lewis Lafontaine (thanks, Lewis) of a letter by Jung, with thoughts on homeopathy and elements of body and psyche in ailments that … Continue reading

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Albert Camus on winter and summer

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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