self help

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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Do you want to be right or happy?

“Every couple in their daily life together messes up communication, and every marriage has a dark side. It seems that what may matter the most is the ability to repair things when they do go wrong” – John Gottman. By…

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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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“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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“Life is hard” – M. Scott Peck

In these, the very opening lines of one of the most classic books ever written on psychology, life and spiritual growth called The Road Less Travelled, M. Scott Peck rephrases Buddha and goes on to explain that by its very…

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Begin it.

“Are you earnest? Then seize this very minute – Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Only engage, and the mind grows heated – Begin it, and then the work will be completed!” – Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe There…

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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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