Psykolog Lurås attends on the 23rd of April 2013 the professional seminar ‘Interpersonal processes in psychotherapy’ held by leading scholars and practitioners in counseling psychology: prof. emeritus Adam Horvath (Simon Fraser University), prof. Terence Tracey (Arizona State University) prof. Bruce E. Wampold (University of Wisconsin—Madison).
I was thinking of all the great, pure and magnificent things that say no. Why should they say yes and tolerate our silly caresses? We trample, destroy and leave those who say yes, and after leaving them, we find that they made us feel wicked. Karen Blixen We trample, destroy and leave those who say […]
It is only when we have the courage to face things in ourselves and our life exactly as they are, without any self-deception or illusion, that a ‘hope of light’ will develop out of events, by which the path to success may be recognised. – I Ching
Friedrich Nietzsche once said: “Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ‘new heaven’ first found the power thereto in his own hell.» Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ‘new heaven’ first found the power thereto in his own hell. Friedrich Nietzsche At life’s crossroads we ask ourselves who we have become? At life’s crossroads […]
Is it not true that many of us recognize this feeling of being life’s invisible passenger, looking at the existence flowing ‘outside’ instead of within? We feel that people around us are strangers, with undecipherable languages and anonymous behaviors. They brush by us as if we were invisible, dusty old walls, distant ruins. We are […]
Often in life, there seem to be some decisive ‘crossroads’ for all of us. We don’t know what to do, our family, friends and social environment does not understand us, and we don’t understand our self either… Often, before knowing the next step, we simply remain inconsolable. We feel powerless, betrayed, left alone, neither seen […]
Truth is not spoken in anger. Truth is spoken, if it ever comes to be spoken, in love. The gaze of love is not deluded. It sees what is best in the beloved even when what is best in the beloved finds it hard to emerge into the light. J.M. Coetzee, Slow Man
When considering the question: should we remember? It is very important to firstly ask, have we ever forgotten? Can we ever forget? Secondly, we should ask, who wants to forget? Who benefits when all the injustices stay silent in the past? Thirdly, are we asking if it is a problem of remembering,or is it a problem of speaking truth, or […]