In the world of work the message is, "if you work hard, you can make it big." In the world of therapy the message is, "only you have the answers you need." In the ideology of spiritual living, "you must find your own way." Yet in reality - the greatest gift there is in life is connection.
Exploring the irony of working for a suicide prevention charity while going through my now annual 'festive depression'. Yeah, I wouldn't read it either...
A mother of an abused child speaks about the need for forgiveness if we are ever to stop the cycle of abuse.
If you blame another for your suffering you also give them the power to heal that suffering. Once you stop blaming, you can take back that power and heal yourself.
Will Gardner (stupidly long job-title that basically means he 'protects' kids on the internet) says it's all down to the on-line porn, and that kids need 'to put what they are seeing into context.' Exactly what context is this?
A perfect body is like a blank page: it fills you with a desire to write, but gives you nothing to say.
Hurt people hurt people. If we hurt those who hurt they will hurt while they hurt. We need to heal.
90% of what 90% of people believe is wrong. 90% of all suffering is because of this.
We live in a society riven by forms of abuse, abuses of power, financial abuses, war crimes and political deceit. In this climate sexual abuse is only an extreme example of the fundamental sickness in our society. We refuse to see ourselves as capable of harm, or culpable, yet we cause harm every day.