Monthly Archives: May 2011

Karpman’s Drama Triangle in Real Life

When my friend Odette (Odette Hoffman, psychotherapist) told me about the Drama Triangle it took a while for the real-life implications to really sink into my brain. Finally, when I did read the Drama Triangle information here I loved how it tied in with all … Continue reading

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When Nurturing becomes Rescuing – Mindful Disconnection – Pt Five

We all know them: the parents who constantly rescue their children. Most of us can see the results of that approach ain’t that hot. The trick of course is to know when we are nurturing our children, and when we … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening for Health and Wealth

I wrote a short guest article about organic gardening (though I’m just learning) you can check it out here. PS None of the advertisements on the page have anything to do with me.  Grrrrrr

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Parents: Listening *is* Connecting Part Two – Pre-Verbal Children

Parents often don’t think about the need to ‘listen’ to their pre-verbal children. They can’t talk after all! And even the ‘experts’ often don’t understand the dynamics of the communication which takes place between pre-verbal kids and those around them. … Continue reading

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Parents: Where do you fit on the Scale of Attuned Responses?

As a small side-bar to my previous post on listening: Blog buddy Laura-Grace Weldon had already written a post on the same topic  here. She mentioned it in her comment to me, but I know people are busy and can’t always … Continue reading

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Parents: True Listening *is* Connecting Part One

Hands up if you’ve been in a conversation and the other person just keeps talking over the top of you? Hands up if you’re just sharing something that happened to you and the other person keeps trying to come up … Continue reading

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Doing the right thing: NOT a lost Art!

A great story to re-affirm that most people are fundamentally moral and want to do what is right: here.

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