Category Archives: Relationships

Being Pleasing

Being pleasing At first it might seem this piece is about how to be pleasing but it is really about how trying to please others all the time can be disadvantageous and counter productive. It places the onus on you … Continue reading

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Being Appreciative

Try to be more appreciative Whether thinking about your own individual relationship life or yourself in a relationship it is possible to seek to be more appreciate in your relationships. It might even be possible to be grateful for what … Continue reading

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Tips for improving the intimacy in your life

https://www.australiacounselling.com.au/mental-health-articles/relationship-intimacy/ Tips for improving the intimacy in your life 1. Confess a vulnerability. Take a risk and confess a vulnerability or even something that you might have previously considered shameful about yourself and your feelings. It can be disarming and … Continue reading

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How Assumptions can Affect Your Relationship?

Assumptions about your partner’s thoughts, words and actions can have a tremendous impact on your romantic relationship and other areas of your life. If left unchecked, they will prevent you from living a happy life. Assumptions can arise if you … Continue reading

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Developing a Healthy Relationship with Yourself

When your head is full of self-limiting thoughts, it can be almost impossible to derive happiness and satisfaction from your relationships, successes and other things that would normally make you feel fulfilled. So it goes without saying that you must … Continue reading

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What are the 5 Common Causes of Relationship Anxiety?

Building a happy relationship is an unending process; relationships require constant nurturing. You and your partner will experience all sorts of lifestyle changes as you become more comfortable in each other’s company. These adjustments will put your commitment to the … Continue reading

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How Does Depression Affect Your Relationship?

Depression can be the cause and effect of an unhappy relationship, affecting both the person who suffers from it and their partner. The manifestations of depression differ from person to person. Some people tend to snap and lash out at … Continue reading

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Relationships: yourself and others

Relationships, part two: yourself and others Relationship The word ‘relationship’ not only means the web of connection between two or more people but also the relationship an individual has with him- or herself. If you don’t like yourself, criticise yourself … Continue reading

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Relationships, the mind, the brain and neural integration

  Link: Mindfulness and Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD at TEDxStudioCityED  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiyaSr5aeho   Relationships, the mind, the brain and neural integration.  Dan Siegel describes the brain in such a way that most of us can understand it and while doing … Continue reading

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