Anger Inside Out!

We are in a time of immense change - where life is forcing us to examine and challenge the very essence of our human condition. For real change to happen we need to acknowledge and take responsibility for our emotions rather than playing the victim and the blame game.I believe that anger is an expression of fear and fear is an expression of anger. A paradox. We feel the reverse to what we show the world.Traditionally it was considered acceptable for a man to say he was angry when in fact he was afraid and…

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Retail versus Real Feeling

Does our love of retail therapy hide our inability to give of ourselves and be there for someone else?Do we now give things rather than of our time and consideration and when we give a gift (any purchase) do we feel it absolves us of giving emotionally?In a culture of buying to fill a need or lack in us are we just covering up the emptiness inside?I grew up in an Ireland where you did someone a favour to show you cared - now you give gifts. You kept an eye on those vulnerable or in…

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The art of an apology.

What is an apology? An apology is when you admit to having made a mistake or being wrong and apologise for the hurt or distress you may have caused. It requires an acknowledgement of the wrong done at a minimum and an attempt to rectify the wrong if at all possible. We are living in a time when being right has been given more credence than being kind or honourable, where integrity is fast becoming an endangered character asset. How things look has become more important than how things really are. Behind the illusion of being perfect,…

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