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hi from Austria

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:59 pm
by rosalind
I have just joined the forum and would like to introduce myself. Am I the only member from Austria?
I am 39 years old and a teacher for English and music in a Grammar school in Graz. I am married to an English man and have two children aged 7 and 11.
I play Ukulele in a teacher's band and have just started my 9 weeks summer holiday.
I am a big fan of Eckhart Toll, especially the book "Eine neue Erde" eng. " A new world" (?) which has become my bible.
I have had a difficult time two and more years ago with everything panic attacks, depression and in all that I constantly felt that all that wasn't me.
I knew exactly that I wasn't depressed and I didn't panic, but somehow I got into that state.
I was fortunate enough to have a really good therapist or counsellor who
helped me and recommended the book to me, which is always on my bedside table ( a bit like Oprah :wink: )

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:42 pm
by Webwanderer
Welcome rosalind. We're happy to have you here. (Especially since here is the only place one actually can be).

Look around, check out some threads, and join in the discussion. Your input is valuable.

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:51 pm
by kiki
Welcome rosalind. I am glad you found ET as well as this board. As far as I know you are the Austrian registered. Now, don't let that be a source of pressure. :wink:

kiki

Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:07 pm
by eseward
Welcome, rosalind. Glad you found us.

Yes, Eckhart's teachings are wonderful for panic attacks, depression, etc. And A New Earth is a terrific book IMO.

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:33 pm
by proudlybeing
rosalind , your 'presence ' is most welcome here,
looking forward to your posts and sharing our journeys with you


P.B