Category: Relationships

Build strong, respectful, nurturing relationships and change or disentangle yourself from toxic ones.

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Father’s Day wisdom

Happy Father’s Day! To all the caring, committed dads, step-dads, adoptive dads, foster dads, dads-in-law, dads-to-be, dads who’ve passed away, and anyone who takes on the role of dad, however they define it – thank-you! When I told my parents...

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A simple guide to mindfulness

In this blog, I’ve mentioned mindfulness meditation quite a few times now. It’s been growing in popularity due to the wealth of scientific research investigating its benefits, and to how simple it is – mindfulness is the simple practice of...

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Valentine’s Day: How to Survive It

February 14th. There are surely few dates in the calendar to cause such consternation amongst the general populace. Teenage angst can raise its floppy-fringed head to dent the confidence of the most secure single person and the day can be...

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Mind your language!

How much attention do you pay to the language you use? Try this quick exercise: jot down your answers to the following questions – a few lines for each will do. What’s your life like? How do you see yourself? What’s...


The Gratitude Attitude

I can’t believe we’re almost at the end of 2014. At the start of the year my partner and I were still in Ireland, getting ready to submit our application forms for master’s degrees in Finland, trying to decide what we’d...