I’ve been thinking a lot about what happens to your romantic relationship after you have a baby. One of the resounding pieces of advice I hear is something along the lines of: “you’ve got to put energy into your relationship, and yes you’ll be tired, but go on, muster up the strength, and just bloody … Continue reading
You want to get serious about finding a partner. You’ve done a lot of dating, and you’ve met a lot of the ‘wrong’ people. You keep choosing people who just want to have a rebound, or have sex, or they just feel plain ‘wrong’ to you and each time it’s ended, you’ve felt rejected, used … Continue reading
Our emotional world is intricate and demanding. It holds the potential for a whole range of feelings, from love & joy to despair & anxiety. One of my core beliefs is that we cannot selectively choose which emotions to experience. If we avoid one feeling, we miss them all. It’s like spending our whole lives … Continue reading How to Manage Difficult Feelings (It’s the opposite of what we’ve always thought).
Firstly…grrrrrr…there are all of these terrible people out there doing all of this ghosting. Stop it! How many of us think that? A fair few, I reckon. I think it too sometimes! I also think there’s a fair few of us doing the ghosting. What I’m getting at here is that no one ever thinks … Continue reading How to stop ghosting
It’s so important to explore your feelings. I write about this often because the way I see people changing is through ‘feeling work’. I’ve not seen it work many other ways. I know that if you hold down a demanding job and/or life you think that going into your feelings is dangerous territory. You’re scared you’re … Continue reading Exploring your feelings is the key to success in life + work.
It’s really difficult to feel like we’re holding back tears at the photocopier, or are too anxious to focus in a meeting, or find ourselves numbly staring at our computer screen. Firstly I need to get this out of the way: it is normal to experience difficult feelings at work. If we’re going through a … Continue reading How to Cope with Overwhelming Feelings at Work.
If becoming self employed is the new 9-5, how do we emotionally cope with the toil of this chosen path? According to a 2014 survey by Harris Poll and CreativeLive (read full report here) 67% of employed millennials (18-34) want to leave traditional employment and become self-employed. Being your own boss sounds like a dream, … Continue reading How to Cope with the Stress & Anxiety of Being Your Own Boss.