Tag Archives: David Whyte

STRESS & FORGIVENESS

In the conflict resolution course I am currently teaching, forgiveness features as an empowering strategy to deal with conflict and reduce emotional and physical distress. The following two quotes by Gautama Buddha highlight the negative effects of holding grudges: “Holding … Continue reading

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The therapeutic capacity of POETRY

I sometimes read poems to my clients as it’s a great way to circumvent defenses and tap into the unconscious. Often non-metaphorical literal language is not enough to capture the complexity of the emotional conflict a client is struggling with, … Continue reading

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