The Art and Stages of Change-making

The Art and Stages of Change-making

In life we experience millions of changes, many of them evolve so gently and smoothly that they are barely noticed. Others are glaringly obvious and are forced upon us by circumstances outside our control. We may vigorously resist but have to accept and adapt for the...
Regain your brain

Regain your brain

Awakening from Alzheimer’s One of the most heartbreaking times in my life was when I watched my mother slowly transition from an energetic, gentle artist and loving mother to a victim of Alzheimer’s. To begin with she was amusingly forgetful and would stock the...
“Be a man” – a trauma trap

“Be a man” – a trauma trap

Andrew’s busy and strict parents did not tolerate the normal outbursts of a small child who has multiple tumbles and tantrums a day while discovering the world. At an early age he learnt to suppress his feelings. “Be a man” became his mantra in times of pain or...