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Taking Accountability in Your Relationship

It’s easy to point the finger and play the blame game when conflict arises. When tensions run high, feelings get hurt, and the words you settle on are rarely the ‘right’ ones. Combine this communication breakdown with a lack of

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Mental Wellbeing

Male Domestic Abuse: we need to talk!

When we hear about domestic abuse, we usually think of women. Most of us have read articles, heard news broadcasts or seen TV programmes about incidences of violence towards women. But men are exposed to it also. Men experience domestic

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Book Reviews

‘Dare to Lead’ by Brené Brown

This is an empowering book about having the courage to handle difficult conversations with honesty and compassion. It offers insights and techniques to help you develop qualities of leadership with sincerity and communicate truthfully with others. It describes the fears

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Women in leadership: 

How to cultivate confidence and healthy assertion in the corporate world Women in leadership make strong, ambitious leaders who strive for inclusivity and innovation. And yet, despite our achievements, we still represent a small percentage of leaders worldwide.  From a

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Come as You Are by Dr Emily Nagasaki

“Come as You Are” by Dr. Emily Nagoski, offers a refreshing exploration of women’s sexuality with an empowering perspective. Here’s why it’s worth diving into: Science-Based Approach: Nagoski delves into the science of female sexuality, offering evidence-based insights that debunk

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How to Separate or Divorce Amicably

The decorations have been stowed away in the loft, and the Christmas leftovers have been fashioned into various curries, soups and sandwiches. As our attempts at playing festive happy families come to a close, the cracks that have developed over

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What do you do when the past gets in the way?

Do you sometimes get overanxious or panicky and find yourself unable to deal with everyday life? Do you feel vulnerable helpless and afraid when faced with certain situations, as if your usual coping mechanisms have suddenly failed? Most of us

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‘Facing Love Addiction’ by Pia Mellody

This book unravels unhealthy love relationships. It addresses why there are some people who always fall in love and seem to attract those who do not love them back. In this book Mellody explores needy and co-dependent personalities, commitment phobic

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Are you too stressed for sex?

Are you keeping things to yourself? Is it difficult for your partner to understand what you are going through and provide the right levels of help and support? Do you find a busy day at work, a poorly child, frequent

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Atomic Habits by James Clear

People think that when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions:

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Why pleasing others can leave you feeling empty

Are you friendly, generous, self-sacrificing, well-meaning and driven to maintain harmony whatever the cost? In a relationship, do you find yourself taking on the role of peacemaker, often resulting in a parent-child dynamic, where you sacrifice your own needs it

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Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

In Mating in Captivity, Esther Perel looks at the story of sex in committed couples. Modern romance promises it all – a lifetime of togetherness, intimacy and erotic desire. In reality, it’s hard to want what you already have. Our

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Mental Wellbeing

My love-hate relationship with Christmas

I thought that once I grew up, Christmas would stop being a battle ground and I could begin to enjoy the Festive Season. It’s after all the Season to be Jolly. Whilst the media was (and still is) busy promoting

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‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ by Matt Haig

‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ is Matt Haig’s personal account of how he pulled himself away from the brink of suicide, worked through depression, anxiety and mental crisis, and learned to live again.  We are all touched at some point in

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Is food a threat or a treat?

Are you caught up in the weight loss and weight gain cycle? Do you turn to food for comfort or do you stop eating to gain control? How do you view food when your emotional centre is out of balance?

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Why Affairs Are a Catalyst for Change

What happens when you discover your partner is having an affair? Does how you find out have an impact on how you deal with it? Or do you want to know all the intricate details of who, when, where and how often? 

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Mental Wellbeing

Why do I feel so bad about being me?

Are feelings of unworthiness and self-hatred limiting your life? Do you hide your real self, or sabotage situations and opportunities because you don’t feel you deserve to be happy? If this sounds familiar, then read on… ‘To be yourself in

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Empty Nest Syndrome

As September begins, many youngsters are embarking on a new phase of their life – university. Parents prepare to wave good-bye to the child they nurtured for the past 18 or 19 years. Gone are the days when you tucked

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Book Reviews

I Thought It Was Just Me by Brené Brown

The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how

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