Articles by Peter Shepard

Peter Shepherd is a Transformational Psychologist, Supervisor of The Insight Project, and author of Transforming The Mind. Born in London in 1952, he spent most of his life in England before moving to France to be with his partner, Nicole Jeremie. Trained as a rational-emotive and transpersonal psychotherapist, Peter combines these techniques in his own system of transformational psychology, applied to personal growth rather than therapy. Peter’s web site, Tools For Transformation, is dedicated to introducing powerful personal development resources to free us of the shackles of the past by re-awakening awareness of our true identity, and so being fully conscious in the present moment.

  • Educating the Will

    By Peter Shepherd. When you get a picture in your mind’s eye, like for example a green camel (there, you pictured it, didn’t you!), it may seem quite ethereal and lacking substance, drowned out by your normal perception. But this inner universe is just as ‘actual’ as the physical world we live in, it is the ...

  • The Mind’s Eye

    By Peter Shepherd. When you get a picture in your mind’s eye, like for example a green camel (there, you pictured it, didn’t you!), it may seem quite ethereal and lacking substance, drowned out by your normal perception. But this inner universe is just as ‘actual’ as the physical world we live in, it is the ...

  • The Role of the Mind in Healing

    By Peter Shepherd. Tim Rowe sent me the following brief notes he made from a lecture by Eric Hills, a kinesiologist who applied rigorous scientific testing to his theories, back in 1987. 1) Every change of state of mind (every new thought) causes a physical reaction however small. 2) Whatever the mind expects tends to be realised. 3) Imagination ...

  • Your Heart’s Desire

    By Peter Shepherd. We are each a complex system of ways of being, attachments, habitual behaviors, and decisions we have made. If there is a conflict between what one part of us wants and what another part wants, we pull against ourselves in opposite directions. It is a structural conflict. This is why the long-term use ...

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