RECONSTRUCTION and WORKING THROUGH

“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?” Leonard Cohen “I have always been better at caring for other than I have been at caring for myself, but in these later years I have made progress.” Carl Rogers Reconstruction and Working Through The upward...

UPWARD TURN

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carol Upward Turn So, you may realise, if you have been reading my blogs, that there is no point in dwelling in the past, but the past does dwell in us, in the most peculiar way (read my...

DEPRESSION REFLECTION LONELINESS

I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that bids us together is deep and strong and strange. Khalil Gibran Depression Reflection Loneliness There is a tendency in many of us to withdraw when confronted...

ANGER AND BARGAINING

“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance.” Victor E Frankl Anger and Bargaining When we are faced with the confidence sapping...