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Christmas pressures!

There are so many pressures around Christmas and many of them relate to  the extended time with family, without the punctuation of work It's important to think ahead of time about how you're going to handle these situations that you know to be difficult I recently answered a
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The Christmas Party

HAVE A CHRISTMAS PARTY THAT IS MEMORABLE FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS!    The season to be JOLLY at the Christmas  Party is upon us The prosecco is chilled and the party dresses are ready    Who is hot, good fun and a "disaster" gets redefined in every
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TALK ABOUT THE “GOOD STUFF” BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!

Many breakups could be avoided by taking the simple step of sitting down, together as a couple, to do a regular review rather than waiting until problems overwhelm Marriage and all relationships are a complex mix of shifting needs and desires and functions against a backdrop of
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BE GRATEFUL- GO ON, GO ON!

The research is so strong and unambiguous on the positive effects of  grateful thinking that many clinicians, like myself have applied it directly to their work, by asking clients to make a written note of three things that they have been appreciative of that day and to give
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The Job of Life – 70’s 80′

The reality is older people are getting smarter richer and healthier every day Ageing is no longer about sitting in a rocking chair Older people skydive, travel, cycle and get tattoos, have a love life, even new partners So don't consign yourself, if you are over 70, or anyone
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The Sixties – Job of Life

Sixties - New Horizons Is it the beginning of old age I prefer the term Senior It implies knowing more and having more experience That is what sixty is about The truth is all of life is a transition We are all Pioneers on our own journey You  have never been here
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Real men do cry!

“He's crying on the TV about his family situation” In May this year, football striker- Jonathan Walters gave an emotional interview on the Late Late Show I sat on my couch and listened to him speak of how he felt when his mother died and he was a young boy aged eleven He
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Change – Be ready for it!

Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing themselves ( Leo Tolstoy) What we thought would last forever, has not! What we thought we would have tomorrow, we have not! Change is inevitable and is part of life It is what brings everything forward as
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Aim for Well Being and Happiness

If you don't know where you are going you will likely end up somewhere else Do you look around you and feel others seem to have their life together in a way that you don't Do you wonder how others are contented and you aren't Do you wonder where they get all the energy
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