This is an interesting blog. We were contacted by a listener who wanted us to talk about abandonment in terms of being excluded from a group. In her case this was religious group. Having grown up in a Jehovah Witness family she decided that it did not work for her and she decided to leave […]

Metta – the prayer of loving kindness

Mettā (Pali) or Maitrī (Sanskrit) Metta or loving kindness meditation often comes at the end of meditation practice, though it can used as a full meditation of loving kindness. In Metta we are expressing caring and empathy for all sentient, feeling, beings. Traditionally this begins with yourself and the, like ripples from a pond spreads […]

TSHP194: Is goal setting bad for us?

What’s Coming This Episode? Do we really need goals? Most self help and development blogs will say ‘yes’. We probably have agreed at some point, but today Sean and Ed are exploring the idea that goal settings can be harmful. Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean wrote a […]

Enough is Enough

Human beings tend to be acquisitive. They gather and collect. Part of this has to be based in our evolutionary past. Most animals survive by the gathering and hoarding of necessary staple supplies. I guess there is little difference between a squirrel burying nuts, a spider trapping a live wasp in its nest and the […]