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#433 – Step-Up

#433 – Step-Up

“Sit down Mummy” I dutifully sat down as my little boy put on our big blue oven gloves and removed the bowl from the microwave and placed it safely on the table. He’s 5 and lately, he’s been wanting to help out in the kitchen. He wants to do everything from stirring...
#417 – The Part That Protects You

#417 – The Part That Protects You

“I’m protecting you” There are parts of us that come into our lives to protect us and they often do that because of an experience we have had as a child. Sometimes it’s from the schoolyard because we have been picked upon or it could easily be from home too. I was...
#412 – Where There’s Trust

#412 – Where There’s Trust

Trust in the system   The bill came and the credit card kept getting rejected.   11 years ago, we signed at the marriage registry and we celebrated at a restaurant in Zurich. There is a Chinese tradition that on the day of the wedding, we are not allowed to pay for...
#390 – The Good Girl

#390 – The Good Girl

Some of my clients have good girl syndrome. At some point in their lives, they have adopted this as part of their identity. I get it, I myself have been a “good girl” for a very long time and often fall back into this pattern. It’s not just for women though, men can...
#309 – Is There Really A 7-year Itch?

#309 – Is There Really A 7-year Itch?

Perhaps you have heard of the 7-year itch for relationships where couples either make or break at the 7-year mark. The principle seems to apply to multiples of 7 as well, so 14, 21, 28, etc years. I’ve seen strong couples go through turbulent times and it doesn’t...