Arguing with your partner- Am I being unreasonable?

Dealing with defiant children

Dealing with defiant children

It’s a situation that all parents have been in. You ask your kids to do something, they dig their heels in pretty deeply and say no. For most kids this will generally be something that happens now and again but if it looks like it’s starting to become the norm then you’ll want to try

Read More
Believe In Yourself

Believe In Yourself

Self-belief is one to the most powerful personal development tools we possess. Yet it can be an elusive beast and tricky to hold onto when life gets tough and it seems like the world is against you. When I was growing up my Mum had various motivational and positive mantras pinned up on the fridge.

Read More
Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Abuse occurs when one person in a marriage or otherwise intimate relationship seeks to dominate and control the other person. Where the abuse involves violence, it is known as Domestic Violence. Abusers use fear, shame, guilt, manipulation and intimidation to exert control over their partners, wearing down their defences and often threatening to hurt

Read More
Possessive relationships

Possessive relationships

When you first start seeing someone it can seem romantic when they want to know everything about you: who your friends are, what you’ve been doing all day, who you spend time with and so on. However, after a while what was once cute can become taxing and exhausting. What Is A Possessive Relationship? Possessive relationships

Read More
Three strategies children use when dealing with emotions

Three strategies children use when dealing with emotions

The earlier we are supported to accept our difficult feelings, the easier it will be in the longer term to process and release them. However, because it is part of the human condition to want to avoid pain, there is a common tendency for all of us to develop clever behavioural strategies in order to

Read More
Things to do and not to do during pregnancy

Things to do and not to do during pregnancy

Being pregnant comes with strings attached if we want to protect our own and our baby’s health. We need to avoid risks that may contribute to complicating or risking a pregnancy and keep as healthy as we can. We are often offered ‘good advice’ and ‘old wives tales’ but there are things that you need

Read More