Month: October 2015

Take Stress Seriously

Researchers define stress as a physical, mental, or emotional response to events that causes bodily or mental tension. Simply put, stress is any outside force or event that has an effect on our body or mind. Modern life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it…

The Way We See The Problem, Often Is The Problem

I always remember the quote ” Life is about the choices you make. If you want a better life, make different choices”.  This very true quote is often lost on people who blame their circumstances, upbringing or insecurity for not making a decision that could change their lives. This comes to mind when I see the…

One Evening in March….

There are  defining moments in life. Moments that change your life and have a lasting effect. We often don’t realise at the time these moments come along and sometimes they fall on you with the same effect as Newton’s apple. The fruit fell from the tree for me on a spring day in March. More precisely,…

Codependency Is Not Love!

These days we throw the words “narcissist” and “codependent” around like confetti. It is easy to label someone who appears self-centered as the former and one who gives a little bit too much as the latter. Despite the fact that we can easily recognise these traits in people, it is always dangerous to label people…