Category Archives: building relationships

10 Top Tips For Enjoying Lockdown

10 tips for fulfilment & enjoyment which work any day of the week or time of the year; in crisis or achievement. Continue reading

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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (3): Tricks & Tactics Used By Emotional Manipulators & Abusers

Today, in this Third Part of a 5-Part series I use real-life examples to examine how emotional abusers & manipulators use their ‘weapons‘  in everyday settings to achieve their aims. Over many years I have witnessed & been on the … Continue reading

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The Great Power of Valuing Others

Probably one of the most destructive mantras of the 21st Century is ‘Do What You Want.’ This notion that we are islands in a big sea & that somehow just following our own path will make us more significant or … Continue reading

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12 Top Tips On How To Exclude People & Make Them Feel Worthless

12 Top Tips on How To Exclude People & Make Them Feel Devalued & Wothless Continue reading

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Some Friends Leave a Hole When They Are Gone

Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘Til it’s gone Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi I have come to realise that friends fall into a number of categories, the most valuable being that you … Continue reading

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How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

One of the most important & motivating questions we can ask ourself is, “How would I like to be remembered?“ Imagine if someone was writing your obituary What would you like them to say about you? What qualities would you … Continue reading

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What Is Personal Greatness?

The start of any new year fills Social Media feeds & websites with encouragement, looking forward, how to be better, how to hit your personal goals etc. On the whole I find these encouraging & very helpful for re-focussing on … Continue reading

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