There may come a time in your life when you no longer want to be part of someone else's. 

When it comes to estrangement, the separation of your relationship (short or longer term) will allow space for each of you to reflect on the past and find new ways to move beyond c...

What is it you want to change?

Setting healthy personal boundaries is just as important as saying those three little words when it comes to relationships with your nearest and dearest.  Clear communication improves relationships and brings each of you closer to what you...

All too often in relationships, we say one thing and the other person hears something else.  Conflicts and misunderstandings arise if we fail to communicate effectively.  Effective communication is more about listening and less about talking.  It is about focussing on...

Never seen 'eye to eye' with your mother.  You're not alone.  In this series of blog posts we continue with the theme of improving communications in relationships. Excerpts are taken from my second book Mothers and Daughters: The guide to understanding and transfo...

I want you to know, you matter! 

Whether or not your parents or caregivers have shown you love, I know there is a place within you that wants to believe you are lovable, worthy and whole.  Repeat after me, ‘I matter’, say it again and again.  Let the tears flow if they...

Peace comes from within; it is not something someone else can give to you. 

Through sharing our experiences adult to adult, there is so much to gain.  Communicating with the intention of understanding and transforming our relationships with our mothers, we can move beyo...

October 18, 2017

Within each of us there is a child longing for its mother.  For whatever reason your mother wasn’t able to love you in the way you wanted, when you are able to forgive her you draw a line between childhood and adulthood.   Separating yourself from the past and becoming...

Every woman on the planet is another woman’s daughter.  Our experiences are unique and varied.  Not all daughters are able to show empathy, for if empathy has not been taught to us by our caregivers, we may not have any model to refer to - although it is a skill which...

Allowing your mother to be human, you permit yourself  and her, to be perfectly imperfect.  The pressure is off both of you, as you work towards accepting you are both learning about life and dealing with its many challenges.  As you discover events which go towards ex...

When in conflict with your mother, consider her responses.  She may not be reacting to you personally, but speaking from a hurt place within herself.  When you respond from a place of compassion you are able to move beyond getting hooked into reacting and behaving towa...

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