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Articles to assist healthy relationships

How to fast-track your way to acceptance

TOOT! TOOT!!! All aboard the acceptance express!!! Here's how you can fast track your way to acceptance of someone's behaviour/choices/character when no one around you gets it... (Or maybe they're too hung up on their own agenda to throw you an olive branch...) 1. Research it First profile the person so you can see on [...]

How to accept something overwhelming

TOOT! TOOT!!! All aboard the acceptance express!!! Here's how you can fast track your way to acceptance of someone's behaviour/choices/character when no one around you gets it (or they're too hung up on their own agenda to throw you an olive branch) 1. Research it First profile the person so you can see on paper [...]

The importance of self-care

I'm challenging my free Facebook group - Screw you, I'm choosing me - a lot lately. There's a self-love challenge many are struggling with and this week we're talking about self-care. WHY? Because when we're focussed in on how painful a relationship is, we can get really caught up in that pain, hurt and anger [...]

Tips to a more patient you

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. Robert H. Schuller Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Napoleon [...]

Removing limiting beliefs

Conquer your limiting beliefs and nothing can prevent you from achieving success in anything you want. Jerry Bruckner All personal breakthroughs being with a change in beliefs. So how do we change? The most effective way is to get your brain to associate massive pain to the old belief. You must feel deep in your [...]

How to stop questioning yourself

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. Albert Einstein When we live through a traumatic event we generally find ourselves coming out with a million questions that whir around our brains like a broken record. The same questions [...]

How to make yourself happy

Happiness depends upon ourselves. Aristotle Knowing how to make yourself happy is one of the most empowering things we can do, particularly when you are in a toxic relationship or recovering from one. Life is constantly changing and everything is unpredictable, which means the only person we can fully depend on is ourselves. If we’re [...]

Using frustration for positive action

When you feel the need to feel frustration, go ahead and be fully frustrated. Then, be done with it and get on with making positive progress. Ralph Marston. No one likes being driven to the point of frustration but is this emotion really as negative as it feels? Possibly not. Frustration is what causes us [...]

Personal boundaries: why we need them and how to set them

Good fences make good neighbours. Robert Frost Every healthy relationship needs boundaries, which is difficult for many of us to accept particularly when we care so much for the happiness and wellbeing of others. It’s easy to let boundaries lapse when we like someone, but it’s important to respect yourself and the other person enough [...]

The importance of time

Time is your most precious gift because you only have a set amount of it. You can make more money, but you can't make more time. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back. Your time is your life. That is why the [...]