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

How to stop ghosting

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

Assertiveness is an art we can all master. Here are my top 4 tips for being assertive. 1. Stick to facts and be specific. This is the simplest way to be assertive without slipping into attack mode.So instead of saying: “you never take me out for dinner”. Say: “we haven’t been out dinner for 6 … Continue reading

I’m really passionate about assertiveness. I’ve witnessed the ways in which it can be transformational in a person’s life, leading them to: – feel more empowered. – ask, and get more of what they want. – create more change in their life, such as finding a job where they’re more valued. There’s another huge benefit … Continue reading

We often talk about setting boundaries in relationships. They are vital. They’re the bread and butter of healthy relationships. It’s about saying “no”. It’s about stating your bottom line. It’s about making sure you’re clear on how you want to be treated, and where necessary, backing this up with clear action. I also think so … Continue reading