January 2018 Newsletter

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January 2018 Newsletter

 

Love Lies & Games

01/04/2018

The Power of Gratitude

Dec 30, 2017 09:34 pm

Which Scenario Best Fits Your Relationship? You wake up in the morning and lean over to your partner for a good morning kiss and hug or you grab your mobile, ignoring the person beside you, as you roll out of your bed to go for a coffee and/or a cigarette? There are numerous ways to…

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Couples Counselling Without a Couple

Nov 28, 2017 08:01 pm

People often wonder whether Couples Counselling works when one partner isn’t present at the counselling session. Absolutely, yes, it works. If one of the partners change, then the other will respond to the changes. Of course, this does not guarantee positive change or that the relationship will work out, but it does start changing the…

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Creating Change Through Counselling (Part 2)

Oct 17, 2017 09:42 am

Golf and Other Games People Play Finding compassion for people and situations you hadn’t imagined you would is a good way to free yourself from any past hurts and things that are holding you back. Forgiveness and a balanced and considered reaction to mistreatment can actually win the “game”. Let me explain this with an…

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Creating Change Through Counselling (Part 1)

Aug 23, 2017 10:09 am

The Main Categories of Counsellors Many people are somewhat afraid and ashamed when it comes to help, especially on the topic of feelings, mentality and psyche. Realizing there’s a problem and a need for it to be solved is the first step in solving it. There are a few different categories when it comes to…

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A Couple’s Journey

01/04/2018

Chronology of the Major Events in Australian History Regarding the Topic of Marriage

Sep 28, 2017 09:42 am

Marriage in Australia: A timeline of how love and law have changed in 130 years Adapted from Kathy Gollan for Earshot Updated Mon 17 Apr 2017, 12:58 PM AEST June 10, 1884 Married women can own property Victoria becomes the first Australian colony to pass legislation allowing married women the right to own property, in […]

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Committed Relationships – How to Move on to the Next Stage

Dec 14, 2016 11:06 am

An email I received recently went something like this: “Sometimes I put in my best and yet it seems I must be trying too hard to make the relationship work because whatever I do it still doesn’t seem to be going the way I want it to. Why?” I hear this so often and yet […]

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Do Opposites Really Attract?

Dec 07, 2016 11:06 am

Even though we tend to accredit Sir Isaac Newton with the discovery of the “laws of attraction”, it was actually the ancient Greek Philosopher Plato who first studied these phenomenon. In addition there were others from the ancient world who already understood about the properties of magnets that showed that “opposites attract” and “likes repel”. […]

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Are You a Truly Effective Listener?

Nov 30, 2016 11:07 am

Listening is such an important part of relationships, one often overlooked in our consideration of what makes a relationship great. The skill of listening really isn’t a difficult one and you can improve your listening skills in just a few simple steps. Perhaps the most important tip for being a better listener is to give […]

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Relationship Remedy

01/04/2018

Chronology of the Major Events in Australian History Regarding the Topic of Marriage

Sep 28, 2017 09:33 am
Marriage in Australia: A timeline of how love and law have changed in 130 years Adapted from Kathy Gollan for Earshot Updated Mon 17 Apr 2017, 12:58 PM AEST June 10, 1884 Married women can own property Victoria becomes the first Australian colony to pass legislation allowing married women the right to own property, in […]
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Can You Totally Trust Your Partner?

Dec 14, 2016 12:06 am
I often receive emails on the topic of trust so I think this might be a good time to talk about it. This is especially so as the Christmas season is upon us and for so many organisations this is also the time of the office Christmas party with potentially lots of alcohol and sometimes […]
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The Five Secrets to Fair Fighting and Getting What You Want

Dec 07, 2016 12:08 am
In any relationship worth having conflicts and fights are bound to arise.  The true test of the relationship is whether or not you feel that it is worthwhile to resolve these conflicts and if you are able to do so in a fair and objective way. The five secrets to fighting fairly include sticking to […]
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The Three Most Critical Languages of Love

Nov 30, 2016 02:00 am
We’ve all heard that communication happens via one or more of three ways: Visual – this refers to what we see and how we present ourselves Auditory – this refers to what we hear and say Kinaesthetic – this refers to what we feel and/or do The impact of the communication will vary depending on […]
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