What is Karma?

What is Karma?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about karma how it can be a useful way to make sense of life experiences, thoughts and events. If you are not familiar with the word Karma you may recognise some of the following statements (or even have your own ways of saying the same thing).   You reap what you sow   You get back what you give   It will all come home to you   Treat others as you wish to be treated   Do unto others what you you would like others to do unto you The concept of karma is…

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Why Everyone Needs Counselling

This is a guest post from Nashedur Rahman, Writer and Blogger   Before ever going counselling I had a lot of preconceived ideas, that wasn’t founded on any rational grounding. I use to think that if you went counselling that there was something wrong with me or I wasn’t mentally stable. I didn’t like the idea that I wasn’t in control of my mental and emotional well being. To me, the idea of going to see a counsellor was sacrilege, and that somehow by going counselling, I’d given up on myself and needed help. Little did I know that the…

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Is it ok to be a people pleaser?

Is it ok to be a people pleaser?

I was recently talking to a friend about her relationship with her husband.  She said she knows how to keep him sweet.  She praises him (even when she’s angry).  She doesn’t ask him to help her in the house because she knows that upsets him.  When he does things that she does not agree with she keeps her mouth shut.  She does not want to rock the boat by  upsetting him.  I asked her why?  What stops her from being honest and this is what she told me. “I want a quiet life.   I let things go because I…

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