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?
If you look at movies or tv-shows these days, it seems that most first dates end between the sheets. If it’s true love, that is. But traditionally, building a relationships goes a lot slower, and there are good reasons why.
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.
We get taught an awful lot, implicitly and sometimes explicitly, about what we’re supposed to love and hate about ourselves. Until we decide we no longer buy it. Until we decide we can just love it all!
When I got married and had children, I never planned for what would happen in case we got divorced. It was never part of the schedule. But after 3 years of co-parenting after divorce, I’ve learned some important lessons that I want to share, hoping you will never need them!
Over the decades, my views on marriage have shifted back and forth quite a lot, influenced by what went on in my life. I was 21 the first time I married. Will there ever be a second time?
You’ve got a wonderful new relationship. Everything looks peachy and there’s no way you’re screwing this one up. Until, somehow, you find yourself in familiar territory again…
My daughter is nine years old today, and already so wise, joyful and strong. I’ve learned so much over the years being her mother. Here are 9 lessons I wanted to share with you.
Trying to be of service to the world seems tricky when there are just so many responsibilities. I can’t seem to get to the big things. Perhaps I can just start small…
Sometimes we meet a potential partner who ticks all the boxes, and yet we feel there’s that ‘something’ missing. You know, the ‘something’ of which we all know exactly what it is. But do we really?