I first came across this notion in the work of Carl Rogers when I was doing my training in person centred counselling. Authenticity, or ‘congruence’ or ‘genuineness’ is according to Rogers, and he spoke and
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I’m a great believer in starting anything new with a settling into the NOW. How am I feeling right now, this moment, what thoughts are arising, what do I observe within and around me? As
I started off my adulthood by writing a poem. What happened was this – I was studying A Level English Literature in the sixth form. That in itself was the
Human beings, being part of the universe, are evolving. In this phase, we are gradually becoming aware of our separateness and also of our desire for connection and union. We feel our separation more keenly,
Religion and the politics of the old ways are losing their legitimacy. The planet is facing its daily and gradual exploitation and destruction to meet our growing material needs. Modern life as represented by mainstream