Look Into Your Mind’s Eye

"Look into your mind’s eye see what you can see, there's hundreds of people like you and me" (Hawkwind; 'Hurry On Sundown') The town I grew up in was renowned for its Friday night street brawls, conspicuous uneven distribution of wealth and availability of illegal drugs. It was once described in a national newspaper, albeit … Continue reading Look Into Your Mind’s Eye

I have seen the top of the mountain

Yesterday I climbed a mountain with my family. Actually, to be honest, it's more accurately described as a 'fell', and most seasoned fell walkers or mountaineers would regard it as a relatively straight forward 'un-technical' challenge, posing very little danger. But for us it's a big deal, okay! Anyway, it's a mountain we've intended to … Continue reading I have seen the top of the mountain

Past, Present and Future

There's something we health professionals do sometimes that I now notice myself doing less often. It's talking about our clients characteristics, beliefs and habits with apparent certainty that these things exist right now, in the current moment, even though we can't possibly know whether that is the case because they aren't in the room, and … Continue reading Past, Present and Future