Should a parent apologise to their child?

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Most parents insist their child apologise if they have done or said something wrong or if they act out in an inappropriate manner. Should we as a parent ever apologise to our child? We tell them to apologise to either us, their sibling or the person they have hurt or affected. So the words ‘I’m sorry’ are heard over and over. These words, however, may sometimes not mean much to a child nor teach a […]

Recover from PTSD

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Most of us have heard of Post-Traumatic Stress (Disorder), but did you know it is something many people suffer? It has been found that Hypnotherapy could be the answer to recover from PTSD. What is PTSD exactly? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a reaction that can develop in people who have been through or witnessed a traumatic event.  This event felt like your life, safety or the life of others around you, was threatened. Serious […]

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, […]