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Mentoring Dan

This is Dan. He is 19 years old and he looks okay doesn't he? But unfortunately he is far from okay. He is currently experiencing some extreme mental health challenges ie severe anxiety / anger, substance misuse, self harm and obsessive suicidal thoughts. He has been written off by the mainstream mental health services (such as they are) and was advised to keep on taking his prescribed medication by his last psychotherapist who was charging £350.00 an hour!! Dan was recently referred...

Freedom, Responsibility, the Journey, Conspiracy Theories and Trauma

One of the reasons why I am successful at guiding clients on their journeys is the fact that I can see the bigger picture. When I am at work I am a buzzard riding the warm thermal air. The client can only see clearly a little behind, know the present and entertain some limited scenarios of what the future may look like. But all their vision is undoubtedly affected by the filters their mind applies to the incoming data...

Home in Avalon

So it seems a little odd that amidst a global lockdown when the majority of people are staying put I find myself undergoing what feels like a big and hugely significant move, a transition and a homecoming. It seems a little surreal but never the less here I am! Just before lock down I was in Glastonbury to celebrate the Spring Equinox which was my way of compensating for the change of plan in which I had thought I would...

Three Opportunities and Blessings of Coronavirus Adversity

We live in a world of duality and just as there are two sides to every coin we have the opportunity to view the impact of coronavirus through a positive or negative lens. Both are valid but while it is important not to spiritually bypass and be in denial about the suffering and fear that is now present, I know which lens I choose to look through, with the help of the guidance of my emotional well-being, which gives...

Don’t Be Positive Be Real!

We live in a society that insists that we should strive for happiness and this is a valid aspiration but what we are not told is that in order to experience happiness we must also experience sadness. To deny half of the rich landscape of human emotions is to deny life. Until we fully surrender to the duality and polarity of this earth realm we cannot know unity and Oneness. We came here to experience a rich blend of what...

Autumn Moments

The brambles, with their spiky tendrils now offer their sweet blackberries too. Which will you choose? What path will you take now that you have arrived here? What treasures of heart and mind have you harvested these long summer days? What roads have you traveled with sunshine and rain, through the labyrinth of thoughts and emotions? Who are you now that you were not, before these summer moons had passed? The adventure of this being human unfolds as we feel the turning of our leaves...