Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons By Peter Stewart Go slowly at first. You are far more precious Than the car you are driving. Don’t be rushed. Even in a traffic jam, everything has its pace, And you are just starting. Be as calm as you can be And learn to laugh at other people’s ways...

Purpose and Meaning

“This volume should be considered as a beginning, and not as an end,” Roberto Assagioli, the founder of psychosynthesis, wrote in “The Act of Will”. My own copy of the Act of Will, published by Turnstone Press in 1984, is dog-eared, covered in pencil notes, and its...

The Lotus: A Creative Symbol

The lotus is an ancient and powerful symbol. The close connection between spiritual growth and creativity makes it a potent  symbol for artists. But the metaphors that give it symbolic depth  are also relevant for contemporary leadership challenges.  I have a personal...

Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth

This is not a book about psychotherapy or coaching, but it does seem relevant to psychosynthesis. Kate Raworth is an economist with a difference. She has rejected the academic economist’s usual panacea of mathematics and calculus, and focussed on the human...

Coaching The Pilgrims’ Way by Glyn Owens

This is one of those rare books that begins  with a story that blows your mind, and  then continues on a magical, mystery tour  that some will find inspiring , but others may take with a metaphorical pinch of salt.  The Pilgrims’ Way runs from four locations  in...