A 50 Minute Hour

Seinfeld, the sitcom, was just ending as I walked into a friend’s house, many years ago. While I never actually watched the series, it often played in the background while I was at various friend’s homes over the years. So much so that I generally got the plot. On...

All Blood is Red

While there have been many, three stands out events aided my own personal confrontation with racism. The first one is, and what the initial trigger was, I have no recollection? All I hear now in my head is a snippet of that conversation … and … as if those words were...

Three People in your head by Rosemary Knapper

In this podcast my colleague and friend Rosemary Knapper from the UK talks about how everyone can use counselling skills to aid communication and improve interpersonal skills. While doing so she also indirectly and beautifully articulates the difference between...

Within Fear And Vulnerability Realness Arrives

Have I found working online and within the confines and pressures of COVID-19 different? I would have to admit the answer to this question is a resounding yes. In fact, it would be an unequivocally yes. That might beg the question … how so? This question has nothing...

Reflections on COVID-19 in the Room

As the heat began to subside from the Australian summer so did one’s sense of safety, joy, freedom and all that we know. We began to hear murmurings of a virus … quickly that virus became a pandemic. In a few short days, this virus began to deconstruct and derail life...