For most of my life I have had anxiety of one degree or another, manifesting as compulsive hand washing at the age of eleven, to constant double checking in my teens and adult years, along with panic attacks during which I experienced palpitations, sweating and shaking… very exhausting and debilitating. I felt my symptoms were a result of my reaction to all the beliefs in the world: the “should and should-nots”, “got to’s”, “it’s this, it’s that”, “it’s because of…” All the external views and opinions as opposed to what I was feeling within. Continue Reading…

The normal practice when looking for teaching jobs and attending interviews is to prepare yourself as much as you can by collecting as many possible questions which may be asked, practicing your answers by writing them down, having mock interviews to prepare you for what might come, and to have the ‘perfect’ observation lesson planned. Continue Reading…

How often in life have we used what another person said to validate our expression because we didn’t feel we were enough? We do it with anyone we perceive to be an authority because they have chosen to walk further than we have on some path of experience or other.

For example, a school child may say “the teacher said so”, or likewise invoke parental authority to convince another child of something they want another to accept. As adults we may say that such-and-such a scientist or doctor said something about health, or business expert said something about investment, or sporting hero said something about the physics of baseballs spinning, or priest said something about our ‘souls’, etc, etc.

We can come up with as many examples as there are realms of activity in life. In each case we validate ourselves by using the words or ways of someone we perceive as more credible than ourselves.

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I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Universal Medicine for its second consecutive win of the People’s Choice in the Lismore Business Excellence Awards.

I have no doubt that the Lismore Chamber of Commerce and Industry would have received a flood of nominations for Serge Benhayon and his global business founded in the quiet and unassuming suburb of Goonellabah. Continue Reading…

Imperfect

August 13, 2015 — 742 Comments

per·fec·tion / pərˈfekSH(ə)n/  the condition, state, or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws or defects.

The idea of being perfect once offered me something finite – a finish, closure, an end. It was something I could strive for and achieve. An expected goal. It was an old familiar feeling and very comfortable, however it was a form of imprisonment. Continue Reading…

Universal Medicine is not your everyday or ordinary health and wellbeing business. I have been involved with Universal Medicine for nearly 9 years both as a client of their services and also as an allied health professional working in their Goonellabah clinic. Not only have I turned my own life around with the support of their services, I’ve also seen countless others dramatically improve their wellbeing and quality of life, including their physical and mental health, relationships and ability to embrace and enjoy every part of life. Continue Reading…