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Why is self-compassion fundamental to sustaining a long-term loving relationship?

Categories: Relationships

Beyond the limerence phase in the early stages of a relationship, couples can struggle to develop and maintain a long-term relationship.

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For Richer, For Poorer: Love’s the Measure

When all is said and done, where should you invest most of your time? Society demands that we strive to achieve goals like getting that sales bonus, achieving that MD position, winning best and fairest.

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Why gender inequality is risky for men.

I woke this morning to the news of Chris Cornell’s death. It’s devastating to hear that this talented musician, one of the great architects of the grunge music scene ended his own life.

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Reconnection and Wellbeing: Celebrating Mother’s Day

Categories: Wellbeing

The modern world demands much of a Mum. It asks that she perform her role at work as if she has no responsibilities outside of it.

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The biggest mistakes we make when creating change in our life

Summer is almost over. The world has completed New Year celebrations too. Throughout many would have made optimistic promises and resolutions. You may have started the year with the energy and drive to pursue your most idealistic aspirations.

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Love the one you're with

Categories: Relationships

The world is obsessed by the ideals of romantic love. Couples everywhere struggle in their quest for passion, love and intimacy. The agonising truth is the course of love and the reality of an enduring relationship is complex.

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The key to relationship connection at Christmas

Categories: Relationships

It’s almost Christmas. That means different things for each of us. For some there is a hankering for the relief that comes with time away from the merry-go-round of daily life.

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Creating change in the landscape of life - No. 5

When we are contemplating change it is really important to get clear about the aspects of life that are not working for us.

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Creating change in the landscape of life - No 4.

Sometimes we notice ourselves feeling bored or disengaged, and we crave change in our work life. Sound familiar? Well your not alone.

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The power of authenticity in overcoming communication problems in your relationship

Categories: Relationships

Couples often enter my counselling room complaining of the maladies of life living with their partner or they indicate having a communication problem. They get caught in conflict, their dance of disconnection and the associated angst and distress that ensues.

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