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Child leaves home, leaving mum feeling lost

‘My child is gone and I am losing it’. But exactly what is she losing? Recently I met Jaqui in my coaching room. She came in feeling wobbly. She admitted that since mid August she didn’t feel herself. She was

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The secret to avoid relationshipissues: celebrate your differences

You were attracted to each other. Was it because your partner reminded you of a parent? Because he/she is the total opposite to you? It doesn’t matter what it is. What does matter is that you accept the similarities, which

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A matter of mindfulness: why worry?

My 14 year old son thinks the world is his. He is a real alpha-male and feels invincible. When he announced he was going out on a Friday night, I asked him where he was going, with whom, what time.

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Three key attitudes for a happy relationship

Being in love is wonderful. But as Scott Peck says (The road less travelled), this has nothing to do with real love or a relationship. It has everything to do with the urge of not wanting to be alone and

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Why I hate meeting a perfectionist

Perfectionism, what is there to say? A lot of people, especially women, thrive to be perfect. The perfect mum, colleague, friend, housewife, partner, organiser, planner and more. The ones who are successful and really come across as perfect might attract

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