Change

Keep Digging That Hole….

Keeping a check on ourselves when we communicate with others is pretty important I feel, what we put out there contributes to how we view and value ourselves. The more our actions match our words, the more we are valuing ourselves and projecting an energy of self-respect. When we don’t speak the truth or our

Protection from Disappointment?

I am becoming more aware of how to avoid disappointment… This involves carefully noticing how others behave in relation to invitations, offers of help and support… I have stopped expecting people to be as I am – if I say I’m going to do something I will (exceptions being drastic unforeseen circumstances). Instead I now

Are you ready for a revolution?

 Is it time for a revolution? I never thought I would see the day that I’d write about Russell Brand in utter appreciation of what he is doing, how he is expressing it and the potential that he, may just have sufficient gravitas and following to start a revolution. As he expresses the class struggles,

Going with the Flow…

‘Don’t push the river’ Ever feel blocked, stuck, frustrated, angry, irritated, disappointed and unable to make a decision? You know those times where you have energy blocks so it feels as though no matter what you do it will be the wrong move? What is possible in this situation? Often times it feels like not

Successful Outcomes for 1-2-1 Clients

Having recently said a fond farewell to a number of my 1-2-1 clients I am reflecting on the process of new beginnings and inevitable endings. Yesterday I was having a conversation about psychotherapy and the co-dependent nature of client/therapist relationship, the client and therapist both benefit from the sessions, financially or emotionally or both. Traditional

Philanthropy a Reserve of the Rich?

“Love of humanity” Philanthropy appears to be another area that has become commonly associated with money, having money to be philanthropic, to donate or support financially causes that one sees are deserving or aligned with ones own values. I searched ‘philanthropists’ on google, after the obvious wiki definition next up is a list of the

What if?

What if the values you hold dear are usurped by your need to generate income, feed your family, your physical desires or are secondary to achieving status? How do we combat the dehumanisation of what we are exposed to through the media, the way we watch war, destruction and devastation of communities through natural disasters,

Surrounded by People – Yet Lonely?

When things go a different direction from the expected… The last few weeks have been eventful to say the least! I have been working in Krakow with some amazing people who provide care and support to women who have been trafficked and their families. What’s this got to do with a ‘Joyful Life’? I hear

Pie & Pudding with a side of Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s

To celebrate our triumphant delivery of great nights of PIE Urban Woot and Little Jack Horner’s are delighted to announce a special last pie & pudding night with music by Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s. Enjoy fabulous food with a side of starling! Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys blend bluegrass, swamp blues and