self esteem

My value is not defined by the money in my bank

It is probably clear – now more than ever to many people – that money and wealth are a fluid state of affairs. This is the case for every individual, every company, every institution and every government.  As Dr.Wayne Dyer…

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Are your roots keeping you down?

A tree will only grow as tall as the health of it’s roots will allow. A human being will only grow as tall as the health of his or her self-beliefs. My clients come to counselling with a wide variety…

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You are not alone

This can be a very difficult time of year for millions of people. I, for one, don’t listen to the radio or watch much TV. This is because I don’t like being advertised to if I can help it. I…

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The most important person you may have to learn to forgive is YOURSELF!

I believe this is one of the hardest keys to unlocking healing of the self. It sits right alongside a new understanding in psychology of the importance of self compassion. We seem to find it easier in our hearts to…

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You are a story in the making so hold on!

This is an excerpt from Dan Millman’s – “Wisdom of the Peaceful Warrior”.  It continues with…”No matter how dark it may seem, whatever the pain or emptiness we may feel — the sense of despair, the loss of hope or…

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Uncertainty

It seems to me that when it comes to the thoughts and feelings that we humans struggle with the most in our everyday lives that they are very often connected to indecision or uncertainty. It’s when we have a choice…

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“Your past cannot survive in your presence” – Eckhart Tolle

This quote by one of the fathers of the modern day mindfulness movement is very simple and yet incredibly powerful and holds many layers to it. To say that “the past cannot survive” alludes to the possibility that we can…

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My life is perfect. The End.

I would love to say my life is perfect. I would love to say I earn all the money I could ever want or need. I would love to say that I have a wonderful life partner by my side…

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What you can be…you must be!

I adapted this quote from Dr. Abraham Maslow who famously wrote: What a man can be, he must be. Dr. Maslow created Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs with food and shelter at the bottom of the human needs pyramid and at…

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Where I am doesn’t have to change in order for my emotional journey to begin…

Many of my clients find themselves “stuck” in a place that they don’t want to be in life. That “place” could be a mental or emotional place (like anxiety or depression) or an actual place – like a job they…

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