How Feeling Good Can Enhance Self Control, Motivation and Potentially Change the World (For the Better)

Do you ever wonder why, when it’s so simple to NOT take more than your fair share, an instruction (as in the UK in September) to be patient and only buy petrol if needed (rather than panic buying) led to nation wide fuel shortages and actual fights at petrol stations?…

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How to Go from Self Loathing to Wishing Yourself Well

Metta Makes Everything* Better At least, this is my experience having had an at least once a day (first thing in the morning) Metta meditation practice since March 2013 (sporadic for years before then). What is Metta? Metta is often translated as Loving Kindness and sometimes, as Friendliness. Coming from…

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Some Self Care Lessons from the Christmas Story

Disclaimer #1 Am writing this as much for me as I am for anyone else having just heard that the NYD family lunch I’d been looking forward to hosting (my bubble plus my little bro and his partner) might not be able to go ahead. Am aware that we’re very…

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How Can You Bring More Light Into these Polarised Times?

What can you do to be as peaceful as possible a presence on and for the planet? I don’t know about you but while I love the idea of being all love and light, in reality (being human and all), I feel all the feelings. And now, more than ever,…

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With the Best Will in the World, Change can be Challenging

What helps you get stuff done? In psychosynthesis terms, the Will is as important an energy as Love. Where Love energy is very accepting, nurturing and holding, Will energy is more, ‘Right. Let’s DO this.’ We need both energies but typically, feel more affinity to one or the other. Without…

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How Can We Make Post Traumatic Growth More Likely?

I’m still listening to a few final workshops from last week’s Action Trauma conference (you can read my initial highlights blog from last week HERE) and also listening to as much of this week’s Trauma Super Conference as I can fit around appointments. It was so popular on Monday, the…

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Sending Metta and Much More ~ Justice for George Floyd

At time of writing, George Floyd’s grieving brother, Terrence Floyd, has been showing more leadership than elected officials in terms of asking people to continue to peacefully demand justice and that all four police officers be locked up for the sadistic, racist murder of George Floyd. I’ve heard so many…

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