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Why Wait for a Crisis – Relationship Success is Imminent

Relationship success often goes unnoticed. Focussing on the strengths in a relationship builds resilience and helps a the partnership to thrive and prosper.

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Learning and Resilience

‘Failure’ takes on new meaning when seen from a learning perspective.

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“You Just Don’t Understand”

Understanding doesn’t mean agreeing. It means hearing, acknowledging, being open and willing. This is a challenge but it has benefits to make it worthwhile.

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Relationship Satisfaction and Wellbeing

Relationship satisfaction is an important contributor to overall wellbeing. This survey will help you to identify the strengths.

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My Personal Resilience Survey

My stats are telling me that a lot of people are looking for info on Personal Resilience. Naturally I want to respond to this in a helpful way, so I’d like a bit more info.

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When A Conversation Goes Wrong

Reconciliation is often the last thing on our minds once the heat of a dispute has died down, but it is one of the ‘secret ingredients’ in mature and resilient relationships.

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Relationships and Broken Links

Relationships rely on links. Broadly speaking, good links make for good relationships. Broken links can lead to breakdowns.

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Accusations of bullying may be wrong

Nobody wins when accusations of bullying are based on a misunderstanding of what the term means.
Knee-jerk reactions based on misuse of the term do harm and conceal genuine cases of bullying.

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Anger Management Help and Advice

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the only one who gets burned.” Buddha ‘Managing Anger’ means different things to different people. If you are regularly on the receiving end of someone else’s anger, you probably wish they’d learn to handle […]

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Help kids handle disputes

The author Michael Lang suggests a few simple methods that can help children resolve their disputes. They won’t avoid conflict, but their disagreements will be less disagreeable and that will make life a lot more agreeable for parents or carers as well.

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