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Divorce Doesn’t Mean Failure

By Liz Jenkins | February 16, 2021 |
Divorce Doesn't Mean Failure. Couple looking out to sea.

Marriage is forever, except when it’s not. And it’s high time we stopped seeing divorce as failure and started embracing the new chapter we move into when marriage comes to an end.

Stop Worrying About Breaking Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Liz Jenkins | January 19, 2021 |
Stop Worrying About Breaking Your New Year’s Resolutions

Are New Year’s resolutions really worth the hassle if we just break them? And is there a better way to achieve goals we set for ourselves?

Making the Most of Christmas When You Feel Down

By Liz Jenkins | December 16, 2020 |
Making the Most of Christmas When You Feel Down.

Christmas time is often portrayed as a time of joy, laughter, family, and magical experiences. But that is not the case for many, and it’s ok to not be ok at Christmas. 2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people, with redundancies, businesses struggling to survive, stretched finances, children at home 24/7…

How to Support a Friend With Anxiety

By Liz Jenkins | November 17, 2020 |
How to Support a Friend With Anxiety

It is understandable to be worried about a friend with anxiety and not know how to support them if you have never experienced it yourself. But there are some simple things you can do to help and ways to offer support without fearing that you will say or do the wrong thing. What is anxiety?…

Using Lockdown to Improve Your Life

By Liz Jenkins | October 16, 2020 |
Man sitting at table drinking from a cup, reading a magazine.

With local lockdowns upon us, and further national lockdowns looming, could this be our chance to slow down, put ourselves first for once and use it as a spring board into living the life we dream of?

Dealing with Childhood Trauma in Adulthood

By Liz Jenkins | September 15, 2020 |
Dealing with Childhood Trauma in Adulthood. Image of two children on a bed in the dark.

Childhood trauma comes in many forms, but one thing is clear, it can have long-lasting and devastating effects on people’s lives.
But it doesn’t need to stay that way, and there is light at the end of the tunnel with the right support in place.

Finding Inner Peace

By Liz Jenkins | August 13, 2020 |
Finding Inner Peace.

When life gets hectic, it can seem like finding a sense of inner peace is frankly impossible to reach. But it is closer than you think.

You Are Not Alone

By Liz Jenkins | July 17, 2020 |
Man sitting alone of sofa, with hands over face in desperation

Life has ups and downs for us all. And whist some people appear to have more ‘bad luck’ than others, it is important to know that you are not in this alone.

Learning from Mistakes

By Liz Jenkins | June 12, 2020 |
Learning from Mistakes: Two women hugging.

Making mistakes is a natural part of life, but can they benefit us in the future and how do we actually learn from mistakes? Let’s get one thing straight, we all make mistakes. It doesn’t matter what our age or gender is, what our background or class is, or what we do for a living.…

How to Cope with Change

By Liz Jenkins | May 12, 2020 |
How to Cope with Change

Change is inevitable and a normal part of life. These strategies will help you navigate change and come out the other side more resilient.