Category: Personal

Feel the Feelings

Change your thoughts – think more postive – you become your thoughts – thoughts become your destiny. But what if it’s not about your thoughts? I got stuck and for some time I wasn’t sure how to become unstuck. The answer was simple, ‘I…

My Journey with Oils

How did I get into Essential Oils for Animals? I had just left teaching with stress related illness, had to quit renting my home and decided to finally set up my Animal Behaviour business. I had studied BSc Hons Animal Science (Behaviour and Welfare),…

The Road to an Out-of-Body Experience

Tim Whild, an ascension and Lightbody expert, kindly took time out of his busy schedule to discuss a significant ‘Exceptional Human Experience (EHE)’ that he believes set him on his spiritual path in life. Tim writes: “During my teenage years I turned to sport…

Calling all those who have ever had an ‘Exceptional Human Experience’?

Counselling, Exceptional Human Experiences, Survey, Juniper, Mystic, Psychic, Encounter

Be it Mystical, Psychic, Death-Related, Strange Encounters or ‘normal’ exceptional experience… ‘”Get up there’s someone in the house” a voice said, confusion followed as I tried to distinguish if I was dreaming or awake. “Get up there’s someone in the house”. I was awake….

Juniper Relaunch

Counselling, Dorchester, Weymouth, BACP, Equine Therapy, Horse Course

Photo: Janos Borbely As some readers may recall, Juniper has been on hold as a business for quite some time. Originally starting in 2010 as an Animal Health and Well-being business and a couple of years later incorporating natural therapies for people. In 2014…

Rear View Mirror

Counselling, Somerset, Glastonbury, Juniper, Paintedhorse

As this year draws to a close I am usually mindful of the year behind me. ‘Another year over, and what have you done‘ John Lennon asks and I reflect on an answer to give him. This year against the odds, I fought hard…

The Fear Layer

Counselling, Dorset, Self Development

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

A New Hope: Forgiveness

Paintedhorse , Equine, Healing, Learning, counselling

“It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shrivelled and closed from fear of further pain” – Oriah Mountain Dreamer This…

Dear Dorset: A letter to a place

Gerry White, Juniper, Paintedhorse, EFL, Healing, Equine therapy

Creative writing can be a useful tool for personal growth and development.  I recently attended such a workshop with Sue Ashby included as part of my counselling training. We were challenged to write ‘free-flow’ for 6 minutes, even if we repeated the same word…

Great Expectations

Juniper, Counselling, Dorset, Georgie McBurney

When I first heard fictional character Carrie Bradshaw say ‘I’m looking for love. Real Love. Ridiculous. Inconvenient. Consuming. Can’t-live-without-each-other love’. I recall it resonated with me as that’s what I have been looking for. My whole life. Until recently this ideal had never been…