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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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Living beyond limits: Amy Purdy at TEDxOrangeCoast

“If my life were a book, and I were the author, how would I want the story to go?” Amy as phoenix, rising from the ashes of her life to realize herself. “I was absolutely physically and emotionally broken”. Found … Continue reading

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El Teide: TSO Photography – Time Lapse film

We live in an extraordinary world…. This gives a bit more information about the location and making of this film: Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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The Secrets of Food Marketing

This might seem like an odd post for a therapy service, but I just watched it and it fascinated me and made me cry, and I want to share it as widely as I can. In fact, I would like … Continue reading

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John O’Donohue on Addiction, with Declan Tarpey

The language of ‘addict/addiction’ is not necessarily how we would frame it from a person-centred perspective. We resonate with the content, both in terms of what Declan says and John’s wonderful poem. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Addiction: For An … Continue reading

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Mr Happy Man – Johnny Barnes

Gentle 10 minutes with a man who thinks we would benefit from offering each other a little more love….. With him on that one. Here’s the Vimeo/Films for Action write up (had trouble getting Vimeo to play, hence You Tube):- … Continue reading

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