Emotional Labour

In Family & Couples, Helpful Stuff by christine

Emotional Labour Many of the couples that I work with experience what is known as an emotional labour imbalance in their relationship. An emotional labour imbalance occurs when one individual …

BLACK SHEEP

In Culture, Family & Couples, Helpful Stuff, Trauma by christine

BLACK SHEEP The “black sheep” is a common idiom used to describe someone who is considered disreputable or a disgrace in any group (such as communities, schools workplaces, or religious …

Intention Without Expectation

In Fun Stuff, Helpful Stuff by christine

Intention Without Expectation Counsellors and other health practitioners are often touting the importance of “living mindfully”.  Mindfulness practices can be described as many things (e.g: being present, noticing without judgment, …

Sawubona

In Community, Culture, Fun Stuff by christineLeave a Comment

Sawubona Sawubona is a Zulu greeting that translates to “I see you, you are important to me and I value you”.  While us Westerners are accustomed to a greeting of …

Receiving as an Act of Love

In Helpful Stuff by christine

Receiving as an Act of Love Are you one of those super self-reliant people who has no problem giving to others, but the thought of ever asking for help or …

Adult Attachment

In Family & Couples, Psychodynamic Theories by christine

Adult Attachment Many people experience failed relationships.  Some people feel as though they experience the same relationship over and over, but with different partners (“why am I a magnet for …