Category: Personal

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…

Walking Down the Line

Juniper Natural Therapies Counselling

The last day of the year tends to always find me reflective and perhaps a bit melancholy – this year is certainly no different.  To me this picture captures it all without words. It was taken by a friend who I met a couple…

The Dance between Dark and Light

Counselling, Dorset, Georgie McBurney, Juniper

This is probably the oldest story we know, told and retold in some of our favourite stories of all time, stories that have become classics. Classics because they are timeless, and timeless because they are still relevant. The story of dark and light seems…