Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

relationships

Relationships form the basic foundation of everything we do. Knowing how to communicate, show empathy and embrace others in a positive way is essential for getting through life.

How to fix a push-pull relationship

How to fix a push-pull relationship

Many of us have experienced a push-pull relationship. This is where the balance of power in the relationship is imbalanced. One person seems to chase when the other is pulling away and vice versa. All relationships go through a natural process of meandering along ‘power […]

Silver Splitters – divorcing late in life

Silver Splitters – divorcing late in life

Divorce later in life is definitely growing. Statistics show that more people are deciding that they want more from life and are forging ahead without their ex lifelong partners. Often, the children have grown up and a resentment has set in. By the time the […]

12 Core Boundaries To Live By

12 Core Boundaries To Live By

1. Never date someone who is married or has a partner. This also rules out people who have just separated, have been long term separated with no actual divorce on the horizon, and who are not over their ex. You are not a buffer/emotional airbag. You’re not […]

Crazy Making – a form of emotional abuse

Crazy Making – a form of emotional abuse

When you start to doubt yourself and your own mind, it may be time to look into whether you are in an abusive relationship with a “crazy maker”. Your version of reality is constantly undermined and your feelings and emotions are not acknowledged, instead they […]

Think Your Spouse is Cheating? Here’s What to Do

Think Your Spouse is Cheating? Here’s What to Do

Once you start feeling like something is off in your relationship, it can be hard to shake the thought that your spouse might be cheating. Although facing the reality of cheating can be mentally and emotionally trying, following these steps can help you determine whether […]

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

A smile is worth about a thousand words, give or take. And if you’ve ever been feeling down (as we all have), you probably know how a smile from the right person at the right time can turn your day around.  The phrase is a […]

How to cope with middle aged loneliness

How to cope with middle aged loneliness

Middle aged loneliness doesn’t have to be scary or unhappy. In fact it can be a surge in self discovery. Don’t give up hope We tend to catastrophise when we are feeling stressed. We think about the worst case scenario and this makes us feel […]

How To Keep The Love During Wedding Planning

How To Keep The Love During Wedding Planning

Weddings are  a once in a lifetime moment and planning for it is an extensive process. Wedding planning is an arduous task and is a chaotic time as the myriad of rituals and ceremonies make it a tedious task. Planning for a wedding and its […]