At a low point in his life Russ Gray turned his back on the ethos of 'a pill for every ill' and found relief in Emotional Freedom Technique



Not so long ago I found myself in a catastrophic state of life due to debt, my mother suffering from Alzheimer’s, coping with an emerging family from a previous marriage, a new job where I needed to hold it together and prove myself, and a whole sequence of other events that immersed me in anxiety, fear, massive depression and paranoia. This put a huge amount of pressure on my relationships.  Things got so bad I thought I was becoming demented at one point! 

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Forgiveness Project participants share their healing journeys

Life coach Deborah Trenchard healed her heart from the inside out



As I stood, my feet sinking into the beautiful white powdery sand, on this beautiful Barbados beach, I couldn’t help but notice the absence of bodies. Walking on the scorching hot sand reminded me of the fire-walk I had done the previous year as a part of my 'spiritual quest'.

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Professor Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture on 18 September 2007 to a packed auditorium at Carnegie Mellon University


'Almost all of us have childhood dreams,' he says, 'for example, being an astronaut, or making movies or video games for a living.  Sadly, most people don't achieve theirs, and I think that's a shame.'

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I once worked with John, a client whose life and career had been blighted by an experience from his schooldays, writes Sarah Litvinoff

He had been severely bullied by a group of girls. The misery this had caused him was compounded by shame - after all, they were only girls.

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Out of the ordinary, great opportunities can emerge.  But will we see them when they do?

By Alex Canfor-Dumas

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