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About robcmatthews

Having studied at the university of Durham, and subsequently finishing his PhD in cancer therapy, Rob left academia to pursue his interest psychotherapy and spirituality. He began studying psychotherapy in London only to find he could not find the energy to complete his studies. Disillusioned, he left the UK with his young family with the idea of building his own cob house & starting a retreat center to practice and teach meditation and related studies. Discovering Gendlin’s Focusing was a decisive step in Rob’s understanding of what was needed for his life – discovering his own inner aliveness and inner sense of direction. He is currently studying with the British Focusing Association. AH Almaas has been a decisive factor in his own development. Rob spent some years with the Ridhwan school; and is indebted to the teachers of the Diamond Approach for self realisation. Other influences include Greg Goode and his emptiness teachings. He lives with his family in Southern Spain.
17 10, 2015

Watching the Moon at Midnight

By |October 17th, 2015|Focusing, Sacred Listening|0 Comments

Watching the moon at midnight, solitary,  mid-sky, I knew myself completely, no part left out. Izumi Shikibu (1990)   Have you ever wondered where that 'falling in love' feeling goes? Unless you are one of the lucky few, sooner or later, your honeymoon of bliss does come to an end. There are many theories about the nature [...]

15 10, 2015

A few moments of feeling it in your body allows it to change.

By |October 15th, 2015|Focusing, Sacred Listening|0 Comments

It is quite possible that the source of human happiness is inbuilt into our very existence but despite that we fail to discover it. So what is the missing key? Often our experience is that we live in a static world of ever the same, day in and day out. We plan for change, we organise outings, [...]

14 10, 2015

A Walk – Rainer Maria Rilke

By |October 14th, 2015|Poetry|0 Comments

My eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far ahead of the road I have begun. So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; it has inner light, even from a distance- and charges us, even if we do not reach it, into something else, which, hardly sensing it, we already are; a gesture [...]

13 10, 2015

What is true is already so – Gene Gendlin

By |October 13th, 2015|Focusing, Quotes|0 Comments

What is true is already so. Owning up to it doesn’t make it worse. Not being open about it doesn’t make it go away. And because it’s true, it is what is there to be interacted with. Anything untrue isn’t there to be lived. People can stand what is true, for they are already enduring [...]

4 10, 2015

Change – Eugene Gendlin

By |October 4th, 2015|Focusing, Quotes|0 Comments

What is split off, not felt, remains the same. When it is felt, it changes. Most people don't know this! They think that by not permitting the feeling of their negative ways they make themselves good. On the contrary, that keeps these negatives static, the same from year to year. A few moments of feeling [...]

4 10, 2015

I AM NOT I, Juan Ramon Jimenez

By |October 4th, 2015|Poetry|0 Comments

I am not I. I am this one Walking beside me whom I do not see, Whom at times I manage to visit, And whom at other times I forget; Who remains calm and silent while I talk, And forgives, gently, when I hate, Who walks where I am not, Who will remain standing when [...]

4 10, 2015

Oceans by Juan Ramon Jimenez

By |October 4th, 2015|Poetry|0 Comments

I have a feeling that my boat has struck, down there in the depths, against a great thing. And nothing happens! Nothing…Silence…Waves… Nothing happens? Or has everything happened, and are we standing now, quietly, in the new life? Oceans by Juan Ramon Jimenez English version by Robert Bly - See more at: www.poetry-chaikhana.com