Self-Awareness Trumps Projection for More Intimate, Loving Relationships

If you’ve ever stayed in a relationship well past its sell-by date or kept trying to return and then felt aggrieved about how the other party hurt you and didn’t change, you’ve taken what you did and labelled it as something they were doing to you. This isn’t to say...

Pause and Reflect: Harnessing the Power of Weekly Check-Ins for Emotional Wellbeing

In our busy, hectic world, where we often race from one day to the next, boast about being “super busy” and deal with never-ending to-do lists, it’s easy to lose track of how we feel or even what happened during the week. • Has it been a good week? • What have you...

Same Relationship, Different Person

Feel as if you’ve been in variations of the same relationships and situations? This sameness is a relationship pattern. Consciously or not, you’re in a cycle of gravitating to people that fit your beliefs. They speak to your habits and unresolved pain, fear, guilt,...

Understanding and Discovering Ourselves Through Relationships

Relationships help us to heal, grow and learn. Through our relationships, we figure out what feels good and right for us and what doesn’t. Regardless of the outcome, each relationship offers a window into understanding what we need. Only through our relationships can...

Feeling Your Feelings is Key to Breaking the Cycle of Codependency

Our feelings are instinctive responses that represent our emotional state. They provide clues about what we need to be and do for ourselves. Part of what causes us to feel unhappy, confused, frustrated, lost, and triggered, to name but a few, is being disconnected...