Blog - relationships

8.09.2015 - Rejuvenate your life in four easy steps

Spring is a wonderful time of rejuvenation. It’s a time to begin life anew. It’s a time to reflect on what you wish to remain the same and the things in your life you wish to prune. Rather than leap too far into your future, pause a while and consider, when you get to the …MORE »

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9.07.2015 - Living values – how to make powerful changes in your life and be true to yourself

This is an excerpted technique from the Worklife Solutions Free to Be Me life coaching programme. “The self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” Creating ‘living values” is a powerful technique to help you make changes in your life to better reflect who you are and who you want to be. …MORE »

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21.07.2014 - How to attract life-enhancing relationships

How to attract life-enhancing relationships

A while ago I received the following email from Robyn in Dunedin, who asked me to share my thoughts on relationships. “I’ve been following your writings and evolution (!) for a number of years now and never cease to find you inspirational and motivating. I have sent links to your newsletter and blogs to many …MORE »

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15.01.2014 - Find the love that binds to find happiness in life

Find the love that binds to find happiness in life

  The message below I just received from Spiritualist Owen Waters seems particularly apt for the experiences so many of my clients and those close to me are experiencing. His words about people feeling alone in a crowd reminds me that so many of our miseries come from not being able to sit silently alone …MORE »

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22.01.2013 - How to beat stress – nurture your relationship

How to beat stress – nurture your relationship

In an evening class at Stanford University the last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of psychiatry at Stanford) said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do for his health is to be married to a woman whereas …MORE »

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22.08.2012 - Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain Exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function. Here’s how to defend yourself.     Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there’s a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a …MORE »

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16.07.2012 - How to get happy at work – using books as oracles

How to get happy at work – using books as oracles

Happy at work – the oracle I often work intuitively with my clients with it by asking them to form a question and then turning to a page and seeing if “the oracle” has some wisdom to share Today I asked myself: “what do I need to know today?” and the book replied: “There is …MORE »

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8.06.2012 - Stages of grief – endings and beginning – just for today don’t worry

Stages of grief – endings and beginning – just for today don’t worry

  Recently someone close to me went through a very stressful relationship ending, and a client of mine was experiencing a profound sense of grief when she thought about a dream job she walked away from. As I was talking with these people I was reflecting on the best way to help. Yesterday in my …MORE »

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7.06.2012 - 16 Things To Let Go Of To Be Happy

16 Things To Let Go Of To Be Happy

16 Things To Let Go Of To Be Happy I came across a post today called “15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy” from an inspiring site called Purpose Fairy – check it the site  and make it a favourite!  I’ve adapted it slightly by removing ” should” and “give up” and replacing with …MORE »

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