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Am I loved?

Am I loved?

Insecurity in relationships commonly leads us to ask ourselves, “Am I loved?”. I can remember feeling that my partner didn’t care about me because he wouldn’t help much around the house. I would tell myself that if he cared he would do more to help […]

Tips on being Body Positive

Tips on being Body Positive

Becoming (and Staying) Body Positive With today’s use of technology, specifically social media, body positivity has become a big topic. With Ashley Graham being one of the most famous plus-size models, and fashion retailer Aerie launching their #AerieReal campaign, being body positive is now more […]

Emotional intimacy in marriage

Emotional intimacy in marriage

The Reasons why everyone loves Emotional Intimacy in Marriage For men, it isn’t always easy to express emotions or to be vulnerable, but your relationship can only flourish by you sharing your thoughts, feelings, and expressions. Your spouse should be one of your best friends, […]

The stages of life and priorities

The stages of life and priorities

I have been thinking about this, the priorities that we have at different stages of life. As a toddler, we want to be fed and nurtured. This is more important than making friends, achieving or winning a medal. We want love, consistency and security as […]

Mental health armour

Mental health armour

Mental Health Armour Nothing can prepare you for the grips of the black dog. Almost overnight, it can feel like a part of you has been taken away. Hobbies become chores and happiness seems to be a thing of the past. It is a confusing […]

Escapism as a coping strategy

Escapism as a coping strategy

We all use escapism as a coping strategy to some degree. I quite fancy playing word games on my iphone as it brings me a welcome interruption from anxious thoughts. I can also get lost in a forensic documentary or two. it’s when escapism becomes […]

Mental Health Awareness week

Mental Health Awareness week

Mental health at work is crucial for the proper functioning of a company. Without happy employees, production will be lower and employees have more days off sick. Mental health awareness at work is the sign of a forward thinking company. Here are a few interesting […]

Why self compassion can make you happier

Why self compassion can make you happier

  Developing Qualities of Inner Compassion Being  self ­critical can  be very stressful and  make us  feel worse.  One way  of  coping with  disappointment and our ‘inner bully’ is to learn be compassionate to the self.  This requires a number of things from us: 1.  Valuing Compassion: Some  people  are worried that if  they  are compassionate  with themselves  they  […]