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.

Reviving Your Relationship When Things Get Dull

Reviving Your Relationship When Things Get Dull

Couples go through phases, and at one point, familiarity starts setting in. While you may still have the same love for each other, the novelty of the relationship and the passion that comes with it begins to wane and you start becoming more like companions than lovers. […]

How men and women communicate differently

How men and women communicate differently

Personally and professionally, how men and women commuicate differently has been a major focus. In my own personal life there have been many times when I have agonised over what the guy I was dating was thinking. Did he like me? Didn’t he like me? […]

Before You Sign Up for That Dating Site, Read This

Before You Sign Up for That Dating Site, Read This

We all have different romantic scenarios of how we met our significant other. Most people would actually prefer meeting a lover the old-fashioned way – when you bumped into each other and immediately felt the sparks flying. With online dating, however, it isn’t so much different. […]

How to deal with emotional blackmail

How to deal with emotional blackmail

Emotional blackmail is a form of emotional abuse. It’s a manipulative attempt to control some one else by playing with their emotions. A manipulative person displays passive aggressive behaviour by pulling on your heart strings. They try to instil fear, obligation and guilt into their […]

Considerations For Female Entrepreneurs Contending With Divorce

Considerations For Female Entrepreneurs Contending With Divorce

A Difficult Issue  A divorce is never easy, but it can become especially complicated for female entrepreneurs acting as the head of a household. Already, natural gender conflicts compound the day-to-day of professional interaction. Couple that with marital issues, management crises, and an increasingly female-dominated […]

5 Signs Your Relationship is Over

5 Signs Your Relationship is Over

  It is a pity that there are no forensic experts who can determine the signs that your relationship is over. To diagnose precisely when a relationship has evaporated is almost as complicated as agreeing on the origin of the universe. The only certainty is […]

Codependency and narcissism

Codependency and narcissism

  As a codependent, an insatiable giver, you are the ideal target for the narcissist, the insatiable taker. From the outset of the relationship, your beliefs about yourself and the world are already programmed from previous experiences of abuse and trauma bonding. Ordinarily part of […]

Are Your Friends Bad For Your Health?

Are Your Friends Bad For Your Health?

  Our friends are meant to be some of the most important people we know. They are always meant to have our backs and will do anything for us as long as it helps us feel happier and a lot more supportive in life. I’m […]