Breakups and new relationships offer opportunities to break old habits

I read somewhere recently that if you want to break habits and form healthier alternatives, moving house is the way to go. This means I’m in for a shake-up soon, haha. Of course, there are other opportunities to break habits, and often we forget due to wanting...

Don’t build your self-esteem ‘house’ from straw or sticks

We were reading one of the kids favourite fairy tales a couple of nights ago, The Three Little Pigs, and it occurred to me that the way that the three pigs built their houses – having straw and stick ones blown down first before wising up to bricks – is...
Your Relationships Provide a Window Into Understanding What You *Need*

Your Relationships Provide a Window Into Understanding What You *Need*

If you want to get a good sense of what your needs are, take a good look at the company you keep in your relationships. While you can do this with all of your relationships romantic and otherwise, you will find that it’s in the interactions where you feel most...

Your Perception Of Your Choices Has A Lot To Do With Your Self-Esteem

When you feel like you have little or no choices, it’s because your mentality paints you into a corner where it’s not that you don’t have any options, but that you either don’t like the options that you’re faced with (you don’t feel...
It’s Just a Date, Not a Marriage Proposal & 9 Other Thoughts On Dating For The Weekend

It’s Just a Date, Not a Marriage Proposal & 9 Other Thoughts On Dating For The Weekend

1. It really is just a date, not a marriage proposal, nor is it the start of your life, your ticket outta ‘here’ or anything else. It’s just a date. I’m not saying that with more dates, time and progression into a bonafide relationship that it...