View Post

How to Make Relationships Work

Please Share!
There are ten fundamental steps to make a relationship work over the long term. These steps involve learning how relationships work - which is something few of us are taught -  and taking some basic actions that lead to fulfilling relationships.   In my book The Perfect Relationship I describe these ten steps. They have been gleaned from decades of study, ...
View Post

How to Handle Picky Eaters More Easily

Please Share!
One of the biggest challenges with raising children is getting them to eat the foods you want them to eat. A powerful tool you can use to make mealtimes less frustrating and more enjoyable is to pay attention to who in you is invested in the particular meal and in your ...
View Post

Dealing with School Bullying

Please Share!
If your child has been bullied at school, or if you've noticed their behaviour and personality has changed, it's worth considering how their teacher relates with and regards your child, and whether he or she is taking action to investigate the dynamics in the classroom. It can make the world of difference ...
View Post

Meet Your Inner Business Selves

Please Share!
Most of the information available on personality types in business tends to focus on identifying the business personality types of management and staff as if people were only one personality type. The problem is that although we might have a main, or primary, self, we now know that humans are multi-faceted and ...
View Post

A New Approach to Activism – by Charles Eisenstein

Please Share!
An inspiring story from Charles Eisenstein's blog about how conflict was resolved in a massive protest against fracking, near Byron Bay, Australia. The outcome was positive but how it happened unforseeable, and it required a new kind of approach to conflict. Activism in the New Story - by Charles Eisenstein Please ...
View Post

Conflict Resolution in Africa uses the Aware Ego Process?

Please Share!
The film Soldiers of Peace, narrated by actor Michael Douglas, is about individuals in some of the world's hot spots who are creating peace in their local area. It was interesting because the conflict resolution techniques which led to improved relations between previously warring parties were remarkably similar to those one ...
View Post

How Relationships Work: Your Inner Selves, Vulnerability and Bonding Patterns

Please Share!
To understand how relationships work, you need to understand how people work. This post explains how we are all made up of many selves that together form our personality - such as the Inner Carer and the Responsible Parent, the Pleaser and the Critical Parent, the Vulnerable Child and Playful Child - and how these selves affect our relationships.  W e ...
View Post

Supernanny or Super Mama?

Please Share!
I wrote this piece in response to criticism mothers often have directed at us about how we raise our children 'these days', and in particular to the popular parent-helper Supernanny. It explains the crucial parent/child bond - different to the nanny/child bond - and how this is the blueprint for all later relationships. A re ...
View Post

My First Tween Issue: Ear Piercing

Please Share!
To pierce or not to pierce. Parents have to make all kinds of decisions about when and if to allow something their child wants, and when to allow ear piercing is what this post is about. M y eldest daughter, who has just turned ten, is leading me into the unexplored territory of tweenhood. ...