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Communication in Relationships – Don’t stay stuck in your head!

communication skills

Communication in Relationships – Don’t stay stuck in your head!

Poor communication is one of the most common reasons why relationships struggle. Communication is as much about emotion as it is about intellect. Pragmatic thought and rational communication are of course necessary. We all need to navigate aspects of life in rational and logical ways. The strength to think on our feet and have a […]
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The Courage of Vulnerability – Sharing a Man’s Story

Living with vulnerability is part of being human. There is no getting around it. However, many of us blokes try. Some of the ways we avoid vulnerability include: Controlling our emotions Become distracted with work Strive for material success Pay all our attention on pragmatism Heavily rely on physical attributes as measure of self esteem […]
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MASCULINITY

Masculinity – What kind of man are you?

Have you ever been asked this question? Depending on who is asking it and how it’s being delivered it could be loaded with pressure, judgement and a dig at your masculinity. Or, it could have a more gentle tone of curiosity and reflection, which is my aim here! When a bloke enters a counselling room […]
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anger

Are you really just feeling frustration and anger?

Frustration and anger are emotions familiar to lots of men. Maybe we should have a World Frustration and Anger Day! Many guys express frustration and anger as their first response to a variety of life experiences such as: Losing a parent A rude boss Tiredness Caring for elderly parents Ongoing physical Injury Recurring physical illness […]
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How to handle conflict with your partner?

It’s impossible to avoid differences in relationships. However many couples attempt to do so or they get horribly caught up in destructive styles of conflict. How do you and your partner manage conflict? Handling conflict is one major reason that couples to come to relationship counselling. It often gets prescribed by at least one partner as […]
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mental health

4 Ways To Better Mental Health

Mental health can be shaped by the way in which we treat ourselves. The dismissing or critical voice inside our minds can be devastating to mental health. Men are particular good at dismissing or criticising  which doesn’t create health and wellbeing. Read more at ‘ How do you sound when you talk to yourself?’ Create […]
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