Re-imagining

I’m Mike. A mental health counsellor, and entirely unrepentant nerd. These aren’t exclusive ideas. For ages I thought they were. I thought I’d crossed the line by having a Pokemon as my practice mascot. But for anyone who understands the significance of Sylveon, or has watched my video on the topic, you’ll know exactly whatContinue reading “Re-imagining”

Passion!

I chose the cover photo for the peer support team I work with in schools. It reads “passion led us here”. Passion is an essential value for me. It led me to pursue counselling as a way of life, and it kept me on track during my studies. Its my fervent hope that it willContinue reading “Passion!”

When fear is the compass for your passion

“If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.”― Steven Pressfield, The War of Art. Every time I listen to Pressfield I hear something I needed to hear.Continue reading “When fear is the compass for your passion”