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The best laid plans

When you over plan.. I’ll never forget a conversation I had with my first proper boyfriend. As we spoke about our visions and aspirations, he gave me a detailed year-by-year plan of what he would achieve and become – a career road map for the next 40 years of his life, which ended up in…

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The year the internet broke us

Technology got the better of us this year. We were not prepared for the speed with which new apps were introduced. Before we could really grasp all this new technology, it had consumed us in addiction. We looked down and we did not look up. If we had looked up, we would seen the pain, destruction…

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“How Are You?”

“How Are You?” I received this simple message from a friend today and it paralysed me. It suddenly felt like a very loaded question. I delayed responding. I did not want to answer because I did not know how to. I wrote back a little while later, “I kind of feel these days that it depends…

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10 Things That Make Me Truly, Madly, Deeply Happy

Truly, Madly, Deeply Happy. Is it possible? I posted a hilarious video (below) from John Oliver last week about just how calamitous 2016 seems to have been in so many ways. When I posted it, a dear friend of mine, who practises gratitude daily, challenged me by saying that there are in fact millions of…

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Marriage: It Boils Down to Two Choices

Marriage: It Boils Down to Two Choices I have had three separate women in my life tell me over the past six months that their relationships with their husbands weren’t going well. This is not a shocking or surprising statement as the journey of marriage is a rocky ride filled with good and not so good…

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3 Ways to Improve Intimacy in Your Relationship

I have been thinking a lot about intimacy in relationships recently.Every relationship has its own unique dynamic, but what I am most intrigued by is the dynamic of communication within relationships. More specifically, what happens when you want to change that dynamic in your own relationship.

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SO YOU’RE GONNA BE A FIRST TIME DAD

SO YOU’RE GONNA BE A FIRST TIME DAD I recently found out that a friend of mine is going to be a dad for the first time. And I was prompted to pen this letter to him. Dearest friend, I am super excited and thrilled for you that you are expecting your first child, and…

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