Getting married is a stress test for all of the relationships in your life. My husband-to-be, Ally, and I have been going through a rollercoaster ride of emotions as we uncover the friendships and family relationships that are less balanced in terms of our investment than we realised. This of course happens throughout life, but
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Rather than forgive and forget, sometimes we opt for “resent and fester” because it feels so much easier to reach. But who does it hurt the most if we aren’t willing to forgive? Today, I want to offer up the thought that we are always the ones who benefit the most from our decision to
When one door closes, another door opens. But what if one door hits you square in the face on the way out, and you have nothing else to fall back on? This has happened to all of us at some point, I’m sure. There will have been a time where it felt like something has
Boundaries are the invisible rules that we write to define how much of our energy other people have access to. You’ll already be familiar with what it feels like when someone oversteps your boundaries. Whether it’s a mother-in-law who turns up unannounced, a child who sleeps in your bed more than you’d like, or a
Love is oxygen for the soul, so living without it makes us feel lost, restricted and lacking in purpose. At the core of it, we are all the embodiment of pure love. We just get lost along the way and collect judgements and negativity on our journey through life. But if we can find our
Like most undergrad students, a lot of my days involved watching FRIENDS reruns with my roomies and wishing we were Jennifer Aniston. We indulged in our network as it provided a buffer, and spending time with my friends (observing a group of FRIENDS) protected me from the stress of my unfinished Econometrics calculations.