Competitive commitments are one example of a seemingly unhealthy desire, at the core of a need to maintain an ambivalent situation, which is creating havoc but appears to have no solution to the client. Uncovering the false assumptions of the client becomes critical to...
This is as it should be and I don’t take for granted how lucky I am that they are healthy and happy enough to take us for granted. We didn’t have children in the hope of keeping them in primary school forever or permanently squabbling around the kitchen table
I was thinking about a family but slowly over 2019 things started to “erode” me. The frustration was that I didn’t realise this. I didn’t even see it when it was staring straight at me in the face. For some reason
Life can be busy, it’s full of work, family commitments, meeting up with friends, appointments so how do you make time for yourself? If you are anything like me and scared of the word no then you can be pulled a million different ways
As tough as it is, it’s important to help them adjust before, or at the same time, as we ourselves are doing. They must learn this skill from us too. The ability to cope with emotional pain is crucial to help them adapt to change.