Choosing a university course. Do parents know best?

Choosing a university course. Do parents know best?

Choosing a course to study at university is a big decision these days.  Especially now the fees are so high and jobs are not so easy to find.  Some teenagers are very clear about what they want to study.  They know what they love and they can already see themselves as a teacher, an engineer or a doctor.  For others it is quite confusing. Most parents mean well in trying to help but it is important to let your teenager follow their own dreams and aspirations. Recently I have been hearing a similar story in my therapy room. “I listened…

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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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Organising a festival

For two years now I have been involved in the organisation of a festival at Gaunts House as part of the Heartbeat team.  I am the workshop coordinator for the event organising over 130 workshops over 4 days plus running my own workshop.   Gaunts is home to a Community of Profound Learning (CPL) – a spiritually based and holistic minded group of free thinkers committed to exploring and supporting the evolution of consciousness. The festival is called the Gaunts House Summer Gathering and started its life as a  meet up for everyone connected to the Gaunts Community to come together for…

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