“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal […] Read more »

Writer’s Block

How to Cure Writer’s Block By Annie Hay Many of us who have experienced Writer’s Block will recognise the feeling of frustration coupled with self-recrimination. The internal nagging voice which says, “Do I have anything of worth to say?” or “Will it be good enough?” stops us in our tracks. The accompanying feeling of anxiety, […] Read more »

SAD

SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), Winter Blues Was Monday 16th January 2012 the gloomiest day of the year for you? Scientists at Cardiff University designated the third Monday of January “the saddest day of the year”. They say at this time of year weather conditions are bleak, Christmas is over, credit card bills are coming in, […] Read more »

Poem

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes me forever to find a way out. II I walk down the same street. There is a […] Read more »

Types Of Therapy

Transactional Analysis I use an approach called Transactional Analysis (TA) in my work  because it is recognised world-wide for its success in facilitating personal change.  TA is a theory of personality,  communication, and child development which provides a model to help us understand how people communicate, interact and develop patterns of behaviour and relationships. It helps us to […] Read more »