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wellbeing

An emotional tool kit for wellbeing

Becoming emotionally intelligent is one of the best things you can do for yourself and support in your children. Emotions are the driving force behind much of our behaviour and if we are unconscious of them we become blindly led into stressful reactions and situations which overtime result is our stress levels going sky high

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Exhausted runner

Compulsive exercise: spot the signs

Exercise is a fantastic way to keep in shape and to keep your body fit and healthy. It can provide a positive method of stress relief, create opportunities for socialising, and give an individual a great sense of achievement. However, for some people exercise regimes become such a vital part of their life that they

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controlling relationships

Controlling relationships

Who’s in control? In every relationship, there will inevitably be a struggle for control at some point. Many couples argue about money, for example, or how to discipline the children. Even day to day routines, such as housework, can be a source of conflict, with two people having totally different ideas about what needs doing,

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tips for mending a broken heart

Tips for mending a broken heart

Bridget Jones may have set the trend for drinking wine, eating chocolates and singing ‘all by myself’ after the end of a relationship, but we all deal with relationship breakdowns in different ways. Some might quickly pick themselves up and dust themselves off while other may grieve over their loss for many months and feel

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make time for your partner

Make time for your partner

Don’t forget your partner Becoming a parent is a magical, life changing event and although you want to enjoy all the new experiences parenthood brings, you shouldn’t forget that you are also a wife, girlfriend, husband, boyfriend or partner. Sometimes the demands of a new baby can leave you stressed out or too tired to

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What to do when your children leave home

What to do when your children leave home

Flying the nest Wondering what to do when your children leave home? Empty Nest Syndrome is a sense of grief, loneliness or loss experienced by the parents or guardians of children who have finally left home for the first time.  The severity of the feelings will depend on how much of an integral part of

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