Who Do You Trust Most, Psychologist or Paedophile?

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me,” goes the children’s mantra, but it’s not necessarily true. If you don’t value the opinion of the labeller, and you’re secure in your own identity and self-worth, then yes, the labels won’t stick....

Boundary Setting

00000   Effective boundary setting first and foremost involves a degree of self-belief and self-confidence. You need to be very clear in your own mind exactly what you want to change, why, and the benefits to yourself and others.  Then it is easier to communicate your...

Who’s Better At Networking: Introvert or Extrovert?

00000   Who do you think would be better at networking, an introvert or an extrovert? That was the discussion topic at a recent Women’s Network Australia event. The outcome surprised some. The term “introvert” is a classic example of a mistaken negative...

Walking The Fence of Life: The Legacy of Mothers

00000   “I forgive you for not being the mother I wanted you to be,” are powerful healing words from Louise Hay. There are so many mother-in-law jokes and stories in our society there is an automatic negative association with the label. Yet every mother-in-law is, of...

Unhappy Mothers’ Day? This is for you.

00000   Do you find yourself feeling particularly down during the hype leading up to Mothers’ Day?  Is every image of angelic children smiling at their gorgeous model mum, as doting dad and grandparents look on a knife to your heart, a kick to your womb?  You aren’t...