Evan on June 30th, 2008

Image by honey-bee This is a guest post by Maria Gajewski whose blog I recommend. I read a post about her new book on her blog and thought it was perfect for this blog. So I emailed Maria and she kindly consented to do a guest post for me. I hope you like it – […]

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Evan on June 27th, 2008

Image by Amir Fathi Disappointment isn’t often viewed positively in the self-help or self-development world. This is hardly surprising – it’s quite an unpleasant experience (at least for me). An exception to this is Joanna Macy. Her take on disappointment is that disappointment is valuable because, “When you are disappointed you are not pretending” (my […]

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Evan on June 24th, 2008

Image by Andyrob It seems to me that life, the universe and everything is more than we can understand entirely.  I think all of us will have had the experience of needing to see how we view something or understand our lives.  This can be embarrassing and difficult, it can also be delightful and liberating.  […]

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Evan on June 23rd, 2008

Hi Folks, Apologies.  The post I normally would have done today will be up tomorrow. I arrived in my new city (Hobart) last night.  I thought I’d be able to get everything done, but the greatest plans of mice and men . . . So, I’ll be back with you tomorrow. Apologies once again, Evan […]

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Evan on June 20th, 2008

Image byswitch_1010 I believe that anger is good. Unfortunately it is usually expressed badly. In most relationships I know expression of anger has lead to problems. And this has lead to anger itself being regarded as something bad. If you had an irrationally angry and violent parent you will have lots of memories of the […]

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Evan on June 19th, 2008

There is a quite comprehensive site on hypnosis and health you may be interested in.  It is run by Ralph H Price and deals with how hypnosis can help with a huge range of issues: both the physical (smoking, weight loss, fitness) and psychological (anxiety, self esteem) and lots more. I am not a hypnotherapist […]

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Evan on June 18th, 2008

Image by Macinate For the last couple of years I’ve been living at my parent’s place. This was a ‘bright idea’ on my part (they are both 83 and I thought it could be mutually beneficial). It turned out to be a VERY bad idea.  (If you are considering doing it, think very carefully.)  Not […]

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Evan on June 17th, 2008

  Image by kylie simourd I’d like to draw your attention to two sites – one very big and one that has just started. They are both about ecology – and one has a broader social justice agenda as well as the ecology focus. 1. First the big one. This is WiserEarth.org. It was started […]

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