Life coaching

Can kindness save a relationship

Can kindness save a relationship

Only three out of ten couples manage to sustain long term happy relationships. A large study in America has carried out extensive research into this and has come up with some very interesting and revealing findings. Fight or flight The study interviewed thousands of couples who’d been together for at least six years and whilst

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Are yon in a co dependent relationship

Are you in a co dependent relationship

Co-dependency is a word that has increased in use in therapy circles. In essence, it means that a person is dependent on another’s approval in order to feel a sense of worth. This need for approval can play out in a variety of ways. Spectrum As with everything, there is a spectrum along which you

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Improving your brainpower

Improving your brainpower

Just like the rest of the body, the brain needs exercise to remain on top form. If you find you repeat the same familiar tasks all the time, from a job you’ve been doing for a while to a routine of housework and chilling in front of the television, it might be time to get

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Dealing with passive aggressive behaviour

Dealing with passive aggressive behaviour

We’ve all come across passive aggressive behaviour. In fact, we may be guilty of it ourselves from time to time. However, some people display passive aggressive behaviour persistently. It becomes a habit that is difficult to break and has a negative effect on relationships. So how do you spot passive aggressive behaviour and what is

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does counselling really work

Does counselling really work

Compared to thirty years ago, attitudes towards counselling have changed radically. In the past, people who ‘went on the couch’ were viewed with suspicion and assumed to be extremely unstable, whereas these days the question of ‘are you having counselling’ can be one of the first used to assess how someone is going to get

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habits of likeable people

Habits of likeable people

There are people who light up the space they are in. They are charming and affable, with a ready smile that makes them instantly likeable. I’m not one of those people. At least I don’t think I am, I’ve always been a bit shy and insecure in a group. Sociability has never been top of

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