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How To Spot an Emotionally Unavailable Person

“Emotional unavailability is only attractive to people who are emotionally unavailable themselves.W hen we are truly ready for love, we don’t tolerate people who aren’t ready to meet us there” – Mark Groves   Awareness of what constitutes an emotionally inhibited person may save you a lot of grief in the future.  Dating problems often stem from not knowing how …

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Signs of an unhealthy relationship

Do you know the signs of an unhealthy relationship? It may be likely that you are in an unhappy relationship but for whatever reason, you are sticking it out. The bad days have begun to outnumber the good days but you still hang in there. Behaviour in relationships gets ‘normalised’ over time (bad behaviours can begin to seem normal) and …

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How to reverse emotional detachment

We all tend to put up emotional barriers as we wend our way through life. When we get hurt or are left disappointed by people we care for and trust, the wall gets a little higher. Some people are naturally less emotional than others. For instance, some people are highly analytical and may possess less emotional intelligence than others. I …

The dynamics of long distance relationships

Research has shown that long-distance relationships can often be emotionally closer than couples who see each other every day. Couples who see each other regularly can get bogged down by daily monotony and chores that can dull the excitement in a relationship. People who see each regularly tend to take this for granted and communication tends to be more superficial …

4 Brilliant tips for tackling any problem

  We all have problems to deal with in life. From a broken washing machine and the bank deducting money incorrectly to arguments with a loved one, bereavement and ill health. Most problems have many similarities and there is a formula that you can use to tackle many of life problems. This post is about how to approach problems and …

Are you emotionally unavailable?

  Are you emotionally unavailable? We form attachments with our primary caregiver as infants and the nature of this attachment influences how we behave in all future relationships. If we had a happy, stable upbringing with consistent love and care, we tend to grow up into adults with stable attachments. If we received unpredictable care or were abused and/or neglected, …

Emotional Intelligence

  Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence (EQ) refers to a person’s ability to empathise with others. The skill of being able to put yourself ‘in another person’s shoes’ and understand how they might feel. Someone possessing emotional intelligence generally feels at ease dealing with emotion and is able to identify in themselves and others, the emotions that are being experienced. I …

Emotional Intelligence…what is it?

  Emotional intelligence isn’t the same as intellectual ability (IQ)but it is just as important. Possessing emotional intelligence allows you to connect with others more easily, forge more meaningful friendships and relationships and navigate life with less hassle. In job interviews, it is a well known fact that emotional intelligence – how you come across and how likeable you are, …