A tough conversation with your partner is one where you are bringing up a sensitive topic. You are worried that your partner would get upset or feel hurt. You may have been tolerating and accepting their habits or behaviours for a long time and now you’re realising that this isn’t working out for you. In the previous post, I had discussed creating the foundation within

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I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard and valued – Brene Brown On a Friday evening, while having a cold beer, I was playing a game of charades with my partner. We were excited, it was a lot of fun! Then he said something… “you’ll need to describe with more specifics; not too general”. He said this

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Confrontations get hard when it’s a relationship that is important to you, a relationship that matters. One of the reasons why you’re afraid of confrontations in personal relationships is because you’re worried about how what you say is going to be heard, received and how you would be perceived by the other person. You may also be afraid of being rejected or judged and as

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“Your self care and healing activities have been a band aid on your wounds.” Stress and overwhelm while I work in the child protection field led me to pick up the courage to see a psychotherapist who told me, what I had been connecting the dots to, the months leading up to the session. I was ready to receive my truth. I was ready to

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