Why Celebrate?

 

A friend once commented to me that indigenous people may spend about one third of their waking activity in some form of ceremony or celebration. The ceremony may be song or dance, passing on of lore, rituals, feasts and so on. My friend’s comment stuck a cord with me and brought to mind how important it is, how fundamentally, ceremony and celebration belong to human culture.

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Creating that all important space to thrive...

One of the biggest barriers we hear from couples to investing in their relationship is “I don’t have time.  We just don’t have the time.”  There’s always something more pressing that is taking the focus of attention, and don’t get me wrong these other things are often very valid too - work commitments, children, family etc. So the relationship.  The vehicle that carries the individuals in the family unit, chugs along often without the TLC that would turn it from a functioning entity into a thriving one.

 

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Looking at "Love" in romantic relationships

What we label as “love” often arises from a deep instinctual place, we talk about how it can trigger many feelings - energy, excitement fear, interest, surprise, curiosity and even sadness just to name a few.  “Love” starts with the self and extends to the other.  It is an action…

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8 Tips For Enhancing Your Relationship

When I ask people who come into my office what they value most, quite often the answers are things like, ‘my relationship’, or ‘my family’. Yet despite these answers it may be that the relationship gets the least attention. A relationship needs nurturing. Here are a few ideas...

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