Are you outraged?

Let's admit it - outrage can feel enjoyable. In the UK it's everywhere at the moment. The results of the EU referendum and the subsequent fallout seem to have given everyone a platform for expressing their opinions. Emotions are running high. People who are usually quiet or absent on social media are furiously posting away [...]

Couples: The Power of Communication

I need to share a story with you - about the power of communication - and how it can make or break a relationship. I have seen too many couples  struggle on without help, stuck in unhealthy conflict cycles, often resulting in the relationship breaking down. Yet as a Relationship Coach and qualified Couples Therapist, I [...]

How secure do you feel in your relationship?

We all have the need for security. It is a Natural instinct from the minute we are born. As babies, we have an instinct to reach out to our primary caregivers (usually our parents) for nourishment and protection, and our primary caregivers have an instinct to provide this for us. We form a secure bond [...]

When Did You Stop Playing???

We often hear about how important play is for a child's development. It allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Play is important to healthy brain development. It is through play that children at a very early age engage and interact in the world around [...]

Divorce from the EU – What Lessons Can We Learn?

Shocked, angry, disappointed and afraid. These are the words that I see posted around social media from most of my friends and peers today, as the UK wakes up to the news that we will be leaving the EU. And of course there are those who are happy with the result. But however we feel about [...]

My Ultimate Truth – What I Want You To Know

I need to share this with you, because I truly believe that if everyone understood this about relationships, it would make things so much easier for every single couple out there struggling in their relationship. It is vital for me to share this message because I have a need to reach out and help couples all over [...]

Respectful Boundaries in Relationships

What do you think about when you think of the term "boundaries"? Do you think of a natural, physical boundary, such as the edge of a lake, a mountain range, the last point of land before the sea? Do you you think of a physical, man-made boundary, such as a fence or a wall, or [...]

Don’t REACT – Respond!

Ever heard of the expression "firefighting" in relation to trying to stay on top of things? In other words, things are piling up around you and it's hard to stay focused? Those times when you are simply responding to the needs and demands of others - often multiple people all at once - feeling like [...]

The Importance of Ritual in Relationships

Today is a very special day in the Pagan calendar. Not only is today the Summer Solstice, it also coincides with a full moon often referred to as a "Strawberry Moon", "Honey Moon" or "Full Rose Moon", for the first time in 70 years. As the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice signals [...]