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Super Late: How we treat time says a lot about how much we respect other people’s time by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex If you’ve ever stood (or sat) around waiting for somebody who is late, you will understand how frustrating and downright awkward this can be, esp ... Read on »
Are you trying to 419 me? Use your self-esteem operating system to filter out BS & shadiness by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Do you remember many moons ago when the internet was shiny and new and you used to get excited about receiving an email? I remember when dat ... Read on »
“No one will love you better” – what the what now? by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I knew it was going to be one of those crazy busy weeks – I have a Baggage Reclaim stall at the Blogtacular conference tomorrow and am currently ... Read on »
Set The Standard by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex At what point do we say, “Enough”? It needs to be at the point where we’re feeling so desperate to keep someone in our life that we’re willing to ... Read on »
Knowing the line between putting you first and being “selfish” by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex One of the fears that people who are considering improving their sense of self and boundaries struggle with, is the worry that in finally fo ... Read on »
Dismissing those childhood experiences is akin to dismissing you by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Many Baggage Reclaimers are dealing with people who have an attitude of, “Yeah, I beat you, cussed you down, ignored you, tormented you, aba ... Read on »
It’s Not Fair! by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Why am I still stuck? , is a question that I’m asked pretty much every day by people who find it difficult to move past somebody or something no ... Read on »
Are you hoping to strike gold as soon as you get on a dating website? by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Back in the day when I first started blogging (can’t believe it’s about to be eleven years – eek!), I briefly dabbled with using a website t ... Read on »
We must stop caring too much for those who care too little for us by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex People who think that they are mighty and powerful and who think that they can force you to oblige their wants and in fact demands even if t ... Read on »
I’m still standing. You’re still standing. We’re still standing. by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex There’s this falsehood that many people who are in the process of improving their self-esteem, addressing unhealthy or redundant habits, or ... Read on »
We need to talk about “selfish” by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex When we suppress and repress our own feelings, opinions, needs, expectations and desires, we become oversensitised to those of others and ... Read on »
We’ve got to stop procrastinating in unavailable relationships by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Over the years, many a reader has claimed that they’ve been emotionally available to an emotionally unavailable partner. Here’s the thing: ... Read on »
Some people just love trying to come up smelling of roses even when they leave you for someone else by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Have you ever been on the best date ever or best few dates ever, only to be unceremoniously blanked afterwards despite promises of another date? ... Read on »
We must stop reinforcing shame. It’s OK for us to like and love ourselves. by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex What’s so bad about saying that we like and love ourselves? Or, what’s so bad about saying that we would like to get to know ourselves and evolve ... Read on »
Admit The Cover-Up & Stop Overcompensating by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Over the years of writing BR, I’ve emphasised how relationships are 100:100 . We have to own our own and let others own theirs . We have to show ... Read on »
We Have To Allow Our Friendships To Evolve by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex   One of the challenges that friendship can sometimes pose is this desire, whether its on our part or on the part of our friend(s), that ... Read on »
Dodging People’s Projections: It’s Not About Us. Really. by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Have you ever had that disconcerting experience of being accused of something you haven’t done and it turns out that the person is in essenc ... Read on »
Stop letting fear of uncertainty hijack your happiness by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex One of the things that many of us grownups struggle with is uncertainty. We can find it difficult to not know exactly what’s going to happen ... Read on »
Is it my issues or am I in the wrong relationship? by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex It can be incredibly frustrating to desire healthier relationships and to have done some self work, only to get into a relationship and expe ... Read on »
If They Won’t Cosign To The Truth, It Doesn’t Invalidate It by NML Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I talk to so many people who feel frustrated by the fact that they see the truth but others don’t or choose not to, because it feels as if the tr ... Read on »