Living Resilience blog

Boundaries

Sometimes we / our clients don't need therapy, we need skills (a point made to me by Gary Turner) .   Here is a brilliant piece by Rory Miller about setting boundaries (at work).   Imo it is worth reading through to the end especially if there is someone that comes to...

Does your philosophy grow corn?

Sun Bear was a new age author and workshop leader not much loved by the (genuine) American Indian movement. I do not speak to that but do like one remark he made which was to the effect that a philosophy is only useful if it grows corn, that is, if it has practical...

Life living through us

A Life living through us  Relax! We are not in control…  Nor is a yacht in control of the ocean, but like the yacht we can navigate pretty well if we take account of winds and currents (and that pretty well exhausts my nautical knowledge so this metaphor is docking…) ...

From cognitive to consciousness

I love a cognitive approach, I love the model and the 'does what it says on the can' techniques that follow from the model. It's a blessing in both hypnotherapy and coaching. But the world is a lot bigger that our models and we would do well not to mistake the model...