Category: Transactional Analysis

Forgiveness

One of our photographers on the Grateful for challenge sent in the photo below of his mother. What he had written for it to be included on this weeks ‘grateful for’ actually felt like a topic on its own. I felt inspired with his… Continue Reading “Forgiveness”

Feel the Feelings

Change your thoughts – think more postive – you become your thoughts – thoughts become your destiny. But what if it’s not about your thoughts? I got stuck and for some time I wasn’t sure how to become unstuck. The answer was simple, ‘I… Continue Reading “Feel the Feelings”

In Gratitude: August Catch Up

A YEAR LONG CHALLENGE: I originally asked seven people who struggle with a common mental health issue such as depression or anxiety, or a sense of ‘lack’ to be in gratitude for the year ahead. Each of them represented a day of the week and began… Continue Reading “In Gratitude: August Catch Up”

Healing Self Before Others

A Healing Day People drawn to healing and helping others often feel that looking after themselves or putting themselves first is selfish. Unpicking this belief slightly, we may find that it is a ‘childhood script’ that we are acting from. The driver behind it… Continue Reading “Healing Self Before Others”

The Time is Now

The Oak tree or the eagle would be bemused… “What ‘time‘? The time is now. What else is there?” In case you missed this book from 1999, here is a little review to see if you may like to have a read or perhaps… Continue Reading “The Time is Now”

The Alcoholic Life Game

Counselling, Weymouth, Alcoholic, Depression, Juniper

Dr Eric Berne (1910-1970) was a psychiatrist who developed a new theory in 1968 called Transactional Analysis and subsequently published a book called ‘Games People Play (the psychology of human relationships)’ which became a classic and world wide best seller. Games are classified into… Continue Reading “The Alcoholic Life Game”

Free your Inner Child

According to Eric Berne’s and his Transactional Analysis (TA) Theory we have 3 parts of us: Parent, Adult and Child Ego State and all have thoughts, feelings and behaviours to help identify which is at the forefront and in charge. We switch between ego… Continue Reading “Free your Inner Child”

A Cup of Tea

Equine Therapy Counselling Light Love Inspire Juniper Counselling Therapies

In basic Transactional Analysis we have 3 ego states: Parent, Adult and Child, three different parts of us. I have noticed that some people find it difficult to get into their adult ego state, which is about being fully present in the moment, only… Continue Reading “A Cup of Tea”

The Fear Layer

Counselling, Dorset, Self Development

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

A New Hope: Forgiveness

Paintedhorse , Equine, Healing, Learning, counselling

“It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shrivelled and closed from fear of further pain” – Oriah Mountain Dreamer This… Continue Reading “A New Hope: Forgiveness”