Energy is a tricky thing. We all have it, heck, we’re even made of it. And yet, sometimes it feels like it’s left us completely. But is that even possible?
A walk through the forest leads me, step by step, to a form of radical gratitude that helps me be where I am.
In the dark, little moments of joy can be the lights that help guide the way to a better tomorrow.
When you avoid conflict, it has some immediate rewards: no conflict, you don’t have to deal with unpleasant emotions, etc. But there are also pretty bad negative effects that I want to dive into here…
Some topics are hard to talk about, even with our partner, or especially with our partner. Most couples have ‘relationship taboos’ that are never discussed. But discussing the undiscussable may just be the next right thing for you!
Dragons have always fascinated me. I grew up celebrating Michaelmas ever year, and still do at my children’s school, but last year I also formed a personal connection to the idea of dragons and found out what they could mean for me.
What is the one response that works on an angry friend, a scared child and a grieving family member? It’s empathy. It’s one of the most valuable skills we can acquire and the impact on our personal and professional relationships is amazing. Why not give it a try?
Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of a huge fight wondering ‘How did we get here? What is this even really about?’
They seem to come out of nowhere, but there are usually some tell-tale signs letting you know what’s coming. Here’s how to avoid these nuclear relationship-bombs and to deal with conflict more constructively.
Children can bring out the best and the worst in us. As they learn to deal with the difficulties of life, they can act pretty difficult at times too, just like we do.
Here’s what to remember at these challenging times.
Why do we vilify some groups and pretend all people in that group are bad? Why is it so hard to emphatise with our ‘enemies’?