Emotional wellbeing

Goethe’s guide to: Contentment

I read all sorts of books, blogs and articles. There are so many good ideas, interesting facts and compelling words out there. Don't you reckon? While reading around recently, I came across Goethe's nine requisites for contented living.* I loved them! Sage advice...

Spring fresh

Righto guys. It's nearly spring. And according to the weather, it actually IS spring. I love this time of year - crispy mornings, bright warm days, and crispy evenings. Gorgeous. With the warmer weather, though, I'm starting to see more and more posts, articles and...

Odd Compliments

There's nothing like a compliment or unsolicited kind word to make you feel good, but these are sometimes hard to come by. Oh well, don't worry about that, the internet is here to help! Again. Remember when I showed you Emergency Compliment? So good. Well one of my...

Please yourself

You can't please everyone. That's the truth of it. A lesson that I took (am still taking?) many years to learn. What is important, then, is pleasing yourself. I don't mean this in a selfish, narcissistic way... although I'm sure there are elements of that. What I...

Press on

Sometimes I struggle with motivation, I feel deflated and overwhelmed by the world. A feeling at direct opposites with what I want to be doing and where I want to be going. Do you have this too, sometimes? Last week my Dad sent me a quote. His message popped into my...

Let’s talk about sex

I've been asked to write a little something about sex. Doing it! Or rather, not doing it i.e. what's happening when you're not in the mood. I often chat to patients and friends alike who joke about feeling lacklustre in the sack, having to fend off their amorous...