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Better ways to handle conflicts and issues within a relationship

All relationships have conflict or differences of opinion at some time …it is healthy to do so and to maintain some of our individuality. However, the way we react and handle those times can make a huge difference to the health of a relationship. Ideally, both parties would listen calmly and respectfully to each other’s [...]

Do you feel emotions strongly? Do you often feel misunderstood?

Do you seem to be aware of subtleties around you? Maybe you are the 15- 20% of people who are highly sensitive people… Wikipedia states “People with an increased sensitivity of the central nervous system and a deeper cognitive processing of physical, social and emotion stimuli have a personality trait termed highly sensitive person [...]

Do you want more confidence, self worth and resilience?

Are you your No 1 fan? Or do other people’s opinion of you count more to you? The second option can potentially be a route to diminished self-worth. Why is this? Well, we all have values that are important to us and the combination of important values varies for each person …so someone else’s opinion [...]

Are Your Relationships Thriving?

I recently came across a post I really liked…. Which got me thinking…. I love using analogies to explain things and in writing this piece decided to look up the actual definition of an analogy to check I had it right and this is what came up on Google a comparison between one thing and [...]

Coping with Christmas

'Ho Ho Ho' or 'No No No'? Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat. For many people, Christmas is a time of great joy, with plenty of Ho Ho Ho! For many others, it is a time of dread: a time of No No No! There are the TV ads portraying jolly [...]

Do you feel fulfilled?

  Or do you feel that something is missing? The answer often depends on whether …and how often, we choose to stay in our Comfort Zone or whether to take a challenge and Grow. Most people need to be achieving personal growth in some way in order to feel fulfilment …..but how often do we [...]

Do you have a challenging teenager?

Do you have a challenging teenager? Do you have a very, very challenging teenager who you are watching make decisions that are damaging to him or her and whatever approach you take to try and encourage them on to a better path, nothing seems to be working? It can be the most testing, stressful, [...]

Do your brain’s predictions help or hinder you?

I recently read a very interesting article by Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett, a psychologist and neuroscientist and author of How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life Of The Brain. After discussion of research around the subject of how emotions are made, she states that, as many may know, your brain’s primary function is to [...]

Are you following your path to happiness and fulfilment?

Are you doing what you want with your life? Are you following your path to happiness and fulfilment? If the answer is “no” and you ask yourself “why not” then your likely answer has some fear attached…. is it be a fear of failure? …or fear of the consequences of change?  …. or the fear [...]

How to protect yourself from criticism.

Do you feel sensitive to criticism? Do you sometimes find yourself needing to justify and defend against someone’s unfair criticism? Some people seem to like making critical judgements of others, often with no grounds to do so. Perhaps it makes them feel better about themselves or maybe they get some sort of pleasure from [...]