Tag Archives: self assertion

Upworthy – Challenging body-shaming

  Shaming seems to have become a bloodsport in our culture. It arises from damage and perpetuates damage. There is never any justification for it, and it seems to us deeply important to challenge it – as many of us … Continue reading

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Getting ready for school – Pennie Brownlee

http://penniebrownlee.weebly.com/uploads/1/0/4/3/10437917/getting_ready_for_school_2.pdf Sensitive, intelligent, useful piece on an important theme…. what is early schooling most usefully about, if it is to serve our children both in their childhoods and their lives as adults? We don’t work with under 18s at this service. We … Continue reading

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Everything is a Mirror (until it’s Not) – Toko-pa

http://toko-pa.com/2015/03/23/mirror/ Powerful post on how valuable and important it is that we can inhabit our ‘no’, alongside our capacities for self reflection and loving kindness. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Jeff Brown on the true nature of power

Click on the link for Jeff’s Facebook page, and this post about the power of keeping our hearts open…. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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