Insight and Connection Blog

World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

It’s World Kindness Day 2020. We know kindness matters. We tell our kids to be kind. But how kind are you, really, to the person you have chosen to spend your life with, on a day-to-day basis? How friendly are you? How generous? How considerate? Do you ask them how...

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International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week

It's International Stress Awareness Week 2020 This week has been International Stress Awareness Week, so let’s think about your stress levels, how you understand them, and what you can do about them. Stress is what happens when the demands of a situation outstrip our...

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Making Time For Intimacy

Making Time For Intimacy

We all know that it's important to make time for intimacy with our partners if we want to have lasting, satisfying relationships. But with our busy lives, work, family, homes, and all the jobs that need doing, sometimes we can get out of the habit of making time for...

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Teeth and Claws

Teeth and Claws

When I was 10 years old, we lived in a house with interesting neighbours. I remember on the day we moved in, the mother walked into our new home and announced, “we mostly keep ourselves to ourselves”. In my experience, people who describe themselves as an open book...

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Stress and Your Relationships

Stress and Your Relationships

How have your stress levels been lately? Stress is the reaction that happens when we feel that the demands of a situation outstrip our resources to cope. So I think most of us can say that our stress levels have been higher than usual at least some of the time over...

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Love In Lockdown – the Online Course

Love In Lockdown – the Online Course

The global pandemic is putting huge pressure on everyone, especially couples with kids at home.⁣ ⁣ As well as coping with the uncertainty and anxiety, many of us have lost work, childcare, and the comfort of our usual routines.⁣ ⁣ Being in lockdown together presents a...

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Speaking Events This Autumn

Speaking Events This Autumn

Speaking Events: The Mother Fair This Weekend I have a number of speaking events coming up this autumn in Brighton and Hove. Firstly, this Saturday 14th September I'm going to be at The Mother Fair, an event for new and expectant mothers, speaking about relationships...

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Relationship Goals 2.0 on Curiosity

Relationship Goals 2.0 on Curiosity

The next Relationship Goals 2.0 on CURIOSITY is coming up this Thursday 1st August! Relationship Goals 2.0 is a relaxed event in a room above a pub, where parents have fun together while learning about the skills and habits that couples need to be really happy...

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