The One Thing You Need To Break Generational Cycles.

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Knowingly or unknowingly we all navigate our family dynamics with spoken and unspoken agreements about our place and roles in the family.  Some agreements both spoken and unspoken are based on hierarchy out of honour or respect. Others are founded in guilt, some in giving and taking. Other agreements still spoken or unspoken are created out of modelling and observation. … Read More

Are You Secretly Unhappy? 5 Things Unhappy People Do Well.

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In your daily interactions with friends, relatives and partners, when something painful happens do you: A – Allow yourself to feel the pain and learn something from it so you can come out of it more knowledgeable and better equipped to prevent a recurrence. Or help yourself handle difficult or challenging circumstances with more grace. Or B – Do you … Read More

Stop Normalising Secret Tears In Relationships.

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We had just finished lunch, still sitting at the table. “But what about the secret tears moments? Are you telling me that you’ve never had those?” She asked. “What are the secret tears?” I asked. She stared at me dumbfounded, I stared back perplexed.  “I mean those moments when he does things that hurt you. You can’t tell anyone. It’s … Read More

They Lied To You. You Don’t Need To Compromise, Try This Instead.

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She wanted to go to the park, I didn’t. I wanted family time watching Mulan but she didn’t. Feelings and energy are intertwined. Bruce and I don’t like the energy of compromise so we don’t invite it in our marriage or home. Acknowledging each other’s feelings is important to us, we want to feel valued and we all want to … Read More