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How to have a great relationship

By |2018-11-13T17:29:06+10:00July 14th, 2017|Relationships Tips, Self confidence, Stress, Well - being|

Do you want to cultivate happiness, foster understanding and prioritise your loved one and yourself?” Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT) can help you create a closer relationship.” Personally, EFT taught me to gradually learn to stay open-hearted and maintain perspective even during disagreements, not every time, but much more often. I learnt how to fight fair and […]

Why you shouldn’t do this when you’re stressed

By |2017-06-11T13:17:46+10:00June 7th, 2017|Anxiety, Stress|

Watch too much bad news

The news about terror attacks #London Bridge #Brighton Siege #We Stand with Manchester has seemed particularly grim lately. On Sunday I watched the London Bridge attack and saw people take cover under tables in a restaurant at London Bridge. It left me feeling like I was there. The panic, confusion and […]

What to do when you divorce

By |2017-06-07T10:21:32+10:00May 22nd, 2017|Divorce Advice|

No-one brings casseroles around when you separate from your partner. Yet if your husband or wife died, the support would be almost overwhelming. Why do we not realise that the loss of a marriage is an incredibly traumatic event? Whether we have initiated the end or we are the one who has been rejected, it is […]

Are you in an emotionally abusive relationship?

By |2017-06-07T10:28:58+10:00March 26th, 2017|Anxiety, Relationships Tips, Self confidence, Self Improvement, Stress, Well - being|

Simply because in our culture we are brought up to believe the fairytale. No-one mentioned in the job description, the consistent discipline of compromise, patience, loyalty or the hard – won empathy required from both people to make it work. Yet any of you in a long term relationship probably know, love is a […]

5 ways to make sure your career is not sabotaging your relationship

By |2017-06-30T18:39:02+10:00March 19th, 2017|Anxiety, Relationships Tips, Self confidence, Well - being|

Work – life balance is a moving target. The reality of getting ahead in the professional sphere is being dedicated to your career, which can be a truly demanding taskmaster. How do you have it all? It’s hard enough being focused and navigating the everyday perils and politics of a stimulating and challenging job. Yet once […]

5 Hacks: A cheat sheet for busy professional couples ~ surviving Valentine’s Day and coping with relationship stress

By |2017-02-03T17:22:37+10:00February 3rd, 2017|Relationships Tips, Well - being|

 With Valentine’s Day upon us, some of us get thinking about the often challenging area of romantic relationships. Along with the hastily purchased flowers or chocolates as you race home, come the tricky issues, for even in the most well-suited couples. It’s no secret that being in a relationship has its difficulties and it […]

The ultimate guide to relationships

By |2017-01-25T19:20:49+10:00January 25th, 2017|Relationships Tips|

My colleague Clinton Power has done the heavy lifting with this great summary and transcript of Stan Tatkin’s Tedx talk on relationships. What I love about this particular talk is that Tatkin explains the neuroscience of why our partners’ frighten the hell out of us and what we can do about it. It is accessible, […]

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