Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Works

“Make each day your masterpiece." ~  John Wooden.Have you ever been to therapy but just found it all to hard to apply in every day life? Or left feeling there is something wrong with you? I have! My quest for personal growth and emotional wellbeing finally led me to Mindfulness and…

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The Silent Pain of Loss: When Grief Counselling Can Help

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ~ George Berkeley. I witnessed a tree fall today. I heard the crashing sound first, and then saw it falling through the trees and shrubs before hitting the ground. We have lost…

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Sensitive People: Nurturing Your Gifts in a Fast Paced World

“Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate. ~ Anthon St. Maarten. Are you one of those sensitive people who gets frazzled when there is too much going…

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Acceptance Versus Resignation: Why You Need to Know the Difference

 “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ~ Lao Tzu.You might be thinking there is no real difference between acceptance and resignation. You might be thinking, “Aren’t they the…

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Relationship Hope: Building Curiosity and Letting Go of the Stories

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. ~ Thomas Fuller.Do you find yourself in arguments that start at the drop of a hat? Or more like flatmates, crossing each other’s path in the course of daily life?In the early stages of a relationship everything…

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