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The Importance of Sadness

The Importance of Sadness

Sadness isn’t necessarily something to be avoided. In fact, Susan Piver says despair can be the consequence of fighting it. Compassion is what happens when you don’t. . . What if I told you that the way to change the world was not to be bold, resolute, brilliant, or even compassionate? What if I told […]

9th June 2016 | By More
Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

When we decide to get divorced, we often go to extremes to secure the best possible advice and counselling money can buy and then we take comfort in the perception that we are acting in the best interest of all involved. Family is after all, the most important thing in this world and we’ll stop […]

1st April 2016 | By More
Take Compassionate Action

Take Compassionate Action

“There is no such thing as a simple act of compassion or an inconsequential act of service. Everything we do for another person has infinite consequences.” ~ Caroline Myss (Synonyms for compassion: tenderness, mercy, gentleness, charity, tolerance, sensitivity.) I think I need to clarify what the word compassion is NOT when talking spiritual wisdom. Compassion […]

14th September 2015 | By More
Compassion in Divorce

Compassion in Divorce

Divorce is ranked the second most stressful life experience, after the death of a spouse. While some marriages end amicably, many end with partners feeling angry, resentful or overwhelmed with emotional pain. If we listen compassionately to our spouses and have the ability to translate their loudness or aggression into the feelings and unmet needs that they have, […]

19th April 2015 | By More