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The power of words - how we speak to ourselves and others

Words are extremely powerful and have the ability to cause a lasting impact on not only ourselves, but those we interact with.   more  

Roles in relationships and the importance of reflecting on them

Taking a look at your relationship on a regular basis can help you understand the current role you’re playing in it. Are you the rescuer, the passive, do you give more than you rec...  more  

Springing into new beginnings: embracing growth and change

With Christmas, New Year and even Valentine’s Day now distant memories, we can start to look forward to the longer days and brighter evenings of spring. It’s traditional to cra...  more  

Navigating the Waves: Surviving vs. Thriving in Your Relationship

Navigating a relationship can be a tricky process; some couples merely weather the storms, while others sail smoothly, thriving in the sunlight and leaving a calm wake behind them....  more  

Yuletide Zen: Unwrapping tips to manage your emotions during the festive season

Christmas can be an emotional time for many reasons: just seeing the fairy lights, inhaling the seasonal scents and taking in the festive window displays in your favourite shops ca...  more  

Stress Management in Relationships: Navigating the Storm Together

Sadly, stress is an inevitable part of life and it can take a toll on our well-being, especially in the context of relationships and families. As we come into the winter months, it...  more  

Mental Health Awareness Month: Shedding Light on Winter Blues

The changing seasons can often bring with them a sense of uncertainty and instability. For some this is entirely manageable, whereas for others it causes a mental shift that can be...  more  

Navigating Relationship Safety: Assessing Needs and Wants

As humans, we are designed to thrive on connections. We actively seek out relationships, and want to both love and be loved in return. In doing so, we put our trust in the other pe...  more  

Red Flags & Relationships: How our childhood experiences can shape our own parenting

Red flags - a phrase often used casually in conversation or on social media - deserve serious consideration in the realm of relationships. Those fleeting moments when a new or pote...  more  

Love and neediness: how attachment styles can affect our relationships

Love - we’re so used to hearing it talked about in day to day life that we often forget what it actually looks like, or even what it is. Love is talked about as being a ‘ set of ...  more