Archive for May 2015

Mirroring

Benefits of Equine Therapy: Healing And Learning From Horses

by Penny Boreham Hopethruhorses – Part Two “Being with horses is like seeing a reflection of our authentic inner self. The way they respond is a mirror of who we really are behind the mask. They see through to the soul and shine it back at us, clearly highlighting our deepest fears. They heal those […]

Tackling The Stigma Of Mental Illness

by Penny Boreham Removing the Stigma Of Mental Illness Mental health is no different from physical health in that early intervention is crucial. However, it is still sadly true that the stigma around mental health problems makes people reluctant to come forward and seek help. Organisations, like Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, are working hard to overturn […]

Jo Corfield

Benefits Of Equine Therapy: Healing And Learning From Horses

by Penny Boreham Hopethruhorses Khiron House has a new partner, Jo Corfield’s Hopethruhorses, which is an established equine involvement facility in Oxfordshire. Residents at our Khiron House Clinic have been going and receiving benefits of equine therapy with Jo and her natural herd of eighteen horses during their stay with us. ‘Hopethruhorses’ is something of an […]

The limitless capacity of the human brain

by Penny Boreham In 1908 the psychologist and philosopher William James wrote in his classic text “The Energies of Men”:- “We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources” That was over a century ago, but since William James’ reflections countless researchers and scientists have tried to establish […]