Tone matters. I remember times I felt frazzled or aggravated and then said something with an edge to it that just wasn’t necessary or useful. Sometimes it was the words themselves: such as absolutes like “never” or always,” or over-the-top phrases like “you’re such a flake” or “that was stupid.” More often it was […]
Many people feel like the idea of marriage therapy is too onerous, especially if one feels like they are thinking of divorce. I am a Collaborative Family Lawyer as well as a Relationship Counsellor. In my work I am finding couples are often not sure whether they want to end their relationship and not sure […]
People come to me with all sorts of stories about the challenges they face in life and in their relationships. Today I want to talk to you about the power we have to change by working on ourselves. In particular mindfulness is the new buzz word for growth and for stress relief. You will be […]
I recently appeared on the Channel 10 television show ‘The Project’ to comment on how family members deal with handing over the body of a loved one for medical research. You can see my comments at the 1’56 mark. Click here to watch the segment.