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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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Creating change in the landscape of life - No. 3

Continuing the series on change, I invited Dr Claire Richardson from Chadstone Region Osteopathy to share her thoughts on change. Claire and her partner Shaun Richardson are the resident osteopaths at The Health and Wellbeing Studio.

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How to fall in love, with anyone

Categories: Relationships

I recently watched a TED talk about how falling in love is the easy part of developing a relationship by Mandy Len Catron. She is a writer that explores the dangers and pleasures of love stories through her blog The...

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36 questions that may lead to love

Categories: Relationships

Almost twenty years ago, psychologist Arthur Aron and colleagues conducted research to explore whether it was possible to help strangers create closeness and develop a relationship by asking a series of specific personal questions.

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Creating change in the landscape of life - No. 2

This week I have invited my colleague Bree Jenner from The Health and Wellbeing Studio to provide her thoughts on change.

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Creating change in the landscape of life - No. 1

Change is a constant. Throughout our lives some changes are normal and expected and others are unexpected. Sometimes the tools we have in our toolkit for life don't suit the present challenges.

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Looking for love...in online places?

Are you looking for love, like millions of other Australians? If so you might find yourself wondering whether your modern day fairytale will emerge from online dating.

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Starting school - another big life transition?

Christmas is over. Summer holidays and the New Year have begun. But the focus in our suburban Melbourne home is on “how may sleeps until I start school”.

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How can I tell if my relationship will last?

Categories: Relationships

Couples are faced with many challenges and transitions throughout the course of their relationship. While it would be nice to have a crystal ball, there is no specific way of determining whether or not your relationship will last.

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