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A New Chapter – 10 Things About Divorce

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A New Chapter – 10 Things About Divorce

10 things about being divorced: Freedom – you can move at your own pace, do things your way, eat the foods you enjoy,    take up the whole bed, make decisions best suited to you. Move to another location eg closer to or further away from family. Give yourself permission to experience freedom amongst the other feelings you’ll experience. New opportunities – by letting go you open to new possibilities, you can determine your new direction in life. Reassess life’s priorities – you will be different having gone through such a journey as divorce,...

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Grief – A String of Pearls

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Grief – A String of Pearls

It seems that life is simple, however not so easy. There is no guidebook to assist us navigate our way through the many experiences and emotions we have as humans here on Planet Earth. The complexities with relationships, inner dynamics and overall balance can leave us feeling really unsure as to what’s real, what’s important, what’s mine, what’s not, what is empowering, what is disempowering and even what’s it all about.There are situations in life that happen that we cannot be prepared for and seem to be out of our depth eg. Grief and loss...

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A Sharing of Hope – My Experience

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A Sharing of Hope – My Experience

In moments of darkness, being so deep inside where the light is not visible – soul searching. This journey of integrated self-mastery is not one for the feint hearted, so often it takes all I’ve got and sometimes a little more. With hope that there is a way, that I can find it and live it and bring to an end all self-imposed limit and condition and live authentically is what has breathed life into many of my moments. Hope was all I had in moments to continue unfolding this processes I’d set in motion. Living was being confronted with all that...

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Knowing Self – The Real You

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Knowing Self – The Real You

The integration of knowing self (the real you) cannot come from a place of mental knowledge, it is through inner experience and the daily application of refinement that we can truly know self. By knowing what is supporting the process of knowing your real self and doing more of that and putting aside those activities, beliefs, limitations and fear that are not responding to the stirring of your heart. Remember the desire for understanding, wisdom, love and humility and how you can bring all of yourself into your service work can only come...

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Reasons We Stay

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Reasons We Stay

Some of the reasons we stay in relationships when we feel in our hearts that its over. If we are really honest with ourselves, deep in our hearts we may know if the relationship isn’t working. One of the dangers is that we attempt to ignore these feelings and bury them pretending everything is fine. This may be because we are afraid of the consequences of verbalising our feelings. Security – both financial and personal security (having somewhere to live) feelings of uncertainty. We may be very anxious about what will happen to us, where will...

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The Feeling of Divorce

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The Feeling of Divorce

Top 10 feelings you might feel as you are getting divorced or separated. Shocked – you never thought this would happen to you. One in 3 marriages statistically end in divorce, even when things haven’t been going well it can still be a shock to acknowledge it’s over. Devastated that you can cope with the depth of feelings – the overwhelming feelings can feel devastating particularly in the early stages Anger – we have committed to someone, said ‘till death do us part’ , we are both alive yet we aren’t together – our religious beliefs may leave...

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Top 10 Stressors

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Top 10 Stressors

Life is challenging. There are many situations which can cause us to stress and/or go into overwhelm and we have difficulty remaining in an aligned, centred space to deal with the situation. There are many things/ situations which cause us stress. Depending on the meaning and importance we place on things as individuals can cause us varying degrees of stress. Also if more than one is occurring at the same time, our stress is compounded. Here are 10 major causes of stress, they aren’t in any particular order however the death of a loved one...

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Holistic Counselling

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Holistic Counselling

The definition of whole is that containing all the elements. Holistic is an approach which considers and takes into account all the elements / aspects. Counselling is a process, through which a relationship is created based on rapport, trust and honesty.  A non-judgmental, compassionate space exists for open honest communication. The counsellor’s approach is one of knowing that the client has all the skills necessary to facilitate change and deal with any issues that may present. Change is inevitable in life, we are all growing and evolving...

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Releasing the Past

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Releasing the Past

The impacts, experiences and even hurts of the past can remain with us long after the initial event. It takes courage to acknowledge the depths of these experiences and their lasting impacts, and a strong will to make the decision to ‘let them go’. If we are really, truly honest with ourselves, somewhere deep within us we know that holding on does not change the event and cannot take away the pain of our experience or loss. There are many reasons why we hold on, such as: we may be afraid of forgetting a loved one, we don’t know how to let go,...

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