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Happiness is an inside job

Happiness is an inside job

Happiness is an inside job. But how can that be? This is a question I hear a lot. It does seem like a strange statement but hear me out. Happiness is an inside job because it is what you make of what happens to you […]

Errors in thinking

Errors in thinking

Errors in thinking occur daily, to all of us without exception. They are thoughts that come to us automatically and they are never a true reflection of reality. No one experiences reality directly, we live in this world and experience reality through our perceptions. One […]

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 […]