Refresh Your “Story of Us”

Refresh Your “Story of Us”

Most couples have a “story of us” that forms the basis of family myth and legend. Couple Jordan and Riley have a negative story that tends to predict the way they view their interactions and relationship. Dr John Gottman calls this ‘negative sentiment override’. It...
Steps to manage the depressing news cycle

Steps to manage the depressing news cycle

The news of apocalyptic bushfires, soaring temperatures, drought-stricken towns and countryside, decimated wildlife, loss of life and habitat is increasing in its severity. It’s only natural that anyone exposed to both the reality and the stories and images presented...
What Matters To You, in 2020?

What Matters To You, in 2020?

We’re surrounded by media exhorting us to set New Year’s resolutions for 2020.  “Lose weight”, “Give up alcohol”; “Get a work/life balance”. Maybe we finished up the work year with our boss telling us next year it’s time to “take on more responsibility”, “work longer...
12 Days of Christmas (Self)Care

12 Days of Christmas (Self)Care

Ah… the holidays. Even with many of us having time off work throughout the Christmas season, it often seems that we are still busier than ever. Many people struggle with loneliness and sadness over the holidays, and many people find it can be hard to juggle everything...

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