conflict, challenging conversations, confrontation

Are you dealing with conflict or need to confront someone?

Are you struggling with conflict? OR Are you experiencing a difficult situation and need to challenge someone?   Try a gentle approach when opening the conversation.   Whether you are struggling with conflict or needing to challenge someone, approaching the … Read More

counselling, coaching, self-care, tough love, grief and loss, stress relief. trusted friend, honest conversation

Seeking to rediscover yourself? Read this candid conversation with a therapy client whose experience helped her to do just that.

Have you ever wondered what other people are going through when they decide to seek therapy? What point they reach before finally taking the plunge and reaching out? How do they decide who to ask for support? What’s it like … Read More

domestic violence, relationship counselling

Domestic Violence: How to know an abusive relationship

Do you know domestic violence when you see it? How to know if you’re in or witnessing an abusive relationship. Let me paint you a picture – I warn you, it’s not a pretty one… You have an acquaintance at … Read More

Social media leaving you feeling guilty or inspired to change?

Are you inspired by your social media feeds? Consider all your social media feeds for just a minute… you know the ones: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, etc., etc. Do your feeds often inspire you to act?  I mean really “take … Read More

Scale backs, cut backs, and closures: Australia’s involuntary redundancies impact us all

Let’s talk about industry closure in Australia – you don’t have to search far to find a story.  In the last few years we have heard about cutbacks across a variety of industries including car manufacturers, aircraft builders, cigarette companies, … Read More

Are you feeling controlled by anxiety and panic? Try these 3 quick tips to activate relief

Are you having trouble coping with day to day activities? Are you feeling controlled by anxiety and panic?   If you feel like you are merely scraping by each day, barely holding it together, hanging on by your fingernails, then … Read More

Reconnect with your potential using these 5 tips to rebuild self-esteem

So what is self-esteem? Essentially self-esteem is the way we think and feel about ourselves.  It is ‘self-evaluation’ if you like, and as a form of evaluation this means it can be positive or negative.  And because it is us … Read More

Is your subconscious sabotaging you? Try these 5 steps to rebuild confidence

I’ve heard from many clients over the years about how their confidence has reached an all-time low and they’ve struggled to know how to get back on track.  So let’s chat on the topic of confidence. What is confidence? Confidence is … Read More