Can Arguing Help a Relationship?

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Most people in a relationship seem to argue, right? We seem to believe this is healthy, normal and everyone does. I wonder, is it really healthy to argue, can arguing help a relationship and what type of arguments are supposedly healthy and what are damaging? If you are arguing and fighting a lot, does this mean your relationship is in trouble or destined to fail? Some therapeutic models of Counselling indicate it is healthy to […]

The Need to Touch

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We have a Need to Touch, it is essential and is wonderful for everyone, especially our kids. Being touched increases the health of our immune system. It also increases our Serotonin levels which as the body’s natural antidepressant and releases oxytocin, the feel good hormone we all love. Most all of us love the cuddle and hug, it makes us feel better. When feeling distressed or overwhelmed, a hug can dissolve the fear and hurt, […]

How to reduce Worker Stress

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Article I consulted on for Morgan Lovell on ‘How to reduce your worker stress’ A 2016 study found that as many as 75% of people have felt stressed at work in the last 12 months. Whether people are dealing with heavy workload, difficult relationships or a lack of managerial support, the resulting stress and anxiety lead to a total of 11.7 million lost working days in 2015/16! As an employer, you can’t alleviate every issue […]

Giving Kids Chores Makes You a Great Parent

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When it comes to giving our kids chores, most parents think it is a great idea and it makes us a great parent, but… Many parents never follow through with their requests for their children to do chores due to the hassle they want to avoid? It can be easier to simply to the job yourself instead of arguing or nagging your child to get their chores done. It can sometimes be easier to do […]