The hand that rocks the cradle …

We have all, at some point in our past been ‘parented’. For many of us, the experience was sometimes misshapen, hopeful, desperate, chaotic and other times loving, patient, kind and wise. The experience of being parented is the way in which human beings transmit knowledge and skills for our individual and collective survival. It is…

How’s Your Self Esteem?

What is Self-Esteem? We are constantly appraising things every waking minute making tiny and not so tiny assessments of everything going on in and around us. We are information processing machines and as part of this ongoing work of our perception – we are assessing value, we are measuring worth – of others, of ourselves,…

Couples in Conflict

So everybody in relationship with another person – could be child, sister, brother, colleague, neighbour, father, mother, partner – doesn’t matter what kind of relationship it is – will eventually experience the erruption of conflict. Conflict is an inevitable consequence of being human, of being individual and seeing things from a unique perspective. None of…