Category: INNER CHILD THERAPY

Codependents: Don’t Put Yourself Through This!!!

Narcissists are the proverbial Jekyll and Hyde characters, one way one moment, one way the next. A roller-coaster ride for anyone involved with them. When we become involved in a new relationship, a need to bond and connect with others is usually the main reason, leading hopefully to love. However, narcissists have their own reasons…

Stay Or Go: Its A Choice And Every Choice Has A Consequence

There will be many people who have started the year with the thought that they need to change their relationship status from attached to unattached. Those same people might also have had that thought last year and the year before and maybe even the year before that. The daily grind of ineffective communication, sweating the…

Fed Up Of Time’s Up Opportunism? Me Too!

Hollywood always seems from afar to be a seedy, dirty place, full of self-absorbed people pushing their own agenda. Most of the inhabitants of this false reality world love a bandwagon to jump on and like the proverbial lemming, many will follow. It is a shallow, superficial world that promotes the ridiculous and untalented to…

Coping After Rape And Sexual Assault: First Responders Can Make All The Difference.

Just recently, two things have prompted my thinking around this article. I read with horror that the so-called “Black Cab Rapist”, John Worboys  will be released quite soon. I quote from The Evening Standard in London: Scotland Yard was severely criticised today for its handling of rape victims in a hard-hitting report into a catalogue…

Dealing With Life’s Small (And Not So Small) Setbacks

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat.  It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only  by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Failure (or the perception of failure) is something we all must come to terms with. Businesses and relationships fail…

Living With Depression All Day, Every Day

It is an overwhelming fact that depression rates are on the rise in most corners of the globe. Globally, millions of people are living with the misery of the so-called “cancer of mental health” on a daily basis. Some have had their symptoms alleviated by medication, some have sought therapy and there are many others…

PTSD Symptoms Are Not Weakness. They Are A Normal Reaction Of A Normal Person To A Terrifying Experience

Post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed psychological conditions that exist. Often disregarded by the medical profession, treated with suspicion by health care and sometimes not even recognized by the sufferers themselves, it justifies the title given to it by David Kinchin as the “Invisible Injury”. It is,…

Depression In The Workplace: Is Your Employer Stepping Up To The Plate?

Sometimes, I am asked by corporate clients to help new managers with the challenges of their new job. Usually, just the basic management tasks can be overwhelming without the added problem of dealing with people and especially ‘difficult’ people. There are many definitions of the word ‘difficult’ from the employee who constantly resists change to…