Arguments escalate because we cannot wait to get our words in. Simple accepting that the other has spoken is a powerful tool for peace.
We have great intentions, but untamed minds. The art of counselling is to work with honesty and subtlety to harness the mind, and re-engage with the world afresh.
When looking for counselling or therapy, it’s important to finding a therapeutic relationship that works for you. Here are four tips for getting the most out of your therapy.
Anxiety is inner conflict. Often, there is a strong unconscious pull towards an inner wish, but an equally strong fear or repulsion. Living between these extremes can split us agonisingly between hope and fear.
To stay mentally healthy, we may need to review our inner values, and check we are living consistently with them.
It takes a lot to hear others speak their truth. But, in doing so, we are helping ourselves, as well as them, to find meaning in our lives.