Finally Achieve Your New Year Resolution

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We all make them, we just don’t usually keep them The most common New Year resolutions people make, yet often fail to keep are: Lose weight Stop Smoking Become fitter and healthier Relieve my anxiety and relax more Get out of debt, start saving money Reduce the amount of alcohol I consume Find a better job I like with  more money Organise myself and my life better The reason so many of us fail is we […]

That Dreaded Feedback

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The end of the year usually finds us waiting in trepidation for the required and timed ‘Feedback’ interview. When someone says to you, “I just want to give you some feedback”, we often cringe and expect negative remarks on how we could have done something better than we did. We regularly need to give ‘feedback’ to staff and employees yet this word can be frightening, negative and makes us assume the worst. It makes us […]

Separation is worse at Christmas

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Christmas can be one of the most stressful times of the year for separated and divorced parents. Research has indicated that one-in-five divorced parents fall out with their ex-partner every year when it comes to making arrangements for their children at Christmas. The same number believe that the process causes so much stress that it has an adverse impact on the welfare of their children. Although nearly half  of parents (42 percent) admit it is […]

The Joy, or Irritation, of Family Christmas

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Christmas is coming again. We reassess last years get together, hope it is repeated if it was joyful or perhaps wishing those previous issues can be avoided. We want to be excited and happy; we want to relax and enjoy, but with so many expectations upon us, presents to purchase, credit card at its limit and family members to visit; it is getting exceedingly hard. I just want to stop, relax, see who I want […]