Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

The Sharent Trap

Jan 31 2020

Parents have a lot to fret about in these digital days. Newsletters from school and articles on the Internet coach us about monitoring our children’s activity and time on the Internet. But what if the greatest threat to children’s online well-being doesn’t come from strangers, peers, social media or screen time? What if the danger has less to do with their social media activity, and more to do with yours?

The buzzword for disclosing information about our kids online is ‘sharenting’, and it is a huge phenomenon. Over 90% of American children have digital footprints by the age of 2, and by the time the average child is 5, they have had 1500 images of them shared online.

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How to manage other people’s trials and tantrums with NLP

Mar 13 2016

When your child or an adult you know flips out, melts down or lashes out, shouts how do you know what’s really going on – and how to deal with it calmly and compassionately?

We can all overreact sometimes and when it happens to someone we love it’s hard to know what to do for the best, these extreme reactions often trigger our own. If this is you, someone you work with or someone you love, it’s important to understand what’s going on in your brain when this happens and that can better inform you as to how to deal with it.

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Divorce Can Be A Positive Experience

Dec 05 2014

Times have changed and the old fashioned view that a marriage will last forever has to fade. Britain has the highest divorce rate in Europe with 42% of first marriages ending in divorce. If we do achieve the fairy tale of happy ever after that is fast becoming the exception rather than the rule.

It is often said that divorce is the 2nd most traumatic experience after loss of a loved one. The divorce journey is a rollercoaster of emotions and a minefield of unknowns. Having been through my own divorce I am fully aware of how it can hit you like a freight train and leave you feeling overwhelmed and unable to move forward.

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A rant about having sex with an ex whilst healing

Sep 05 2013

There is an article in the Daily Mail today entitled “Why ‘ex-sex’ CAN be a good idea: Sleeping with an old lover lessens psychological distress of break-up… if you’re not over him” (You can read all about it here: LINK)

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JUST ONE IN THREE MARRIED BRITONS CELEBRATE THEIR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IN STYLE

Apr 28 2012

A year ago the Royal Wedding made us all hope that dreams may come true. But this year the UK is in ‘romantic recession’ as downturn impacts anniversary celebrations. £1.7 billion spent on wedding anniversaries annually. 13 per cent of women wish their man would ask them what they want before buying a gift.

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