Why are human relationships so difficult?

April 13, 2017

And I'm not talking just about romantic relationships. I'm talking about all our interactions with other humans. Work relationships, friendships, lovers, family... I've been observing intensely recently how we interact with each other. And I must admit I often feel quite baffled - and a little...

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How to not lose yourself in relationships

February 28, 2017

When you suffer from low self esteem, confidence issues or fear of abandonment - to name a few of the codependency symptoms I describe often, relationships can be one of the most difficult area in your life. Because of its level of intimacy, both physical...

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What is codependency?

February 23, 2017

I was having a chat with a friend the other day by the fireplace, and our conversation led us to talk about codependency and counter-dependency. I'm really fascinated by that topic and I've been studying it and working with it for almost a decade now....

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What’s the secret to happy relationships?

May 17, 2016

As I'm about to train students in Transactional Analysis skills for coaches next weekend, I'm exploring the drama triangle dynamic in depth at the moment. I'm quite interested by the work of Barry and Janae Weinhold on codependency, where they explore the early childhood dynamics's...

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What would you tell the world?

June 23, 2014

I was reading a very interesting book by Lissa Rankin the other day in which she asks a question that made me stop and think: "If someone handed you a microphone and put you in front of an audience on the last day of your...

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Changing habits

August 9, 2013

How does the brain work? What makes it change? Most people will at some point in their life come through a behaviour or habit they have that limits their life. Whether it's using food as an emotional crutch, having a bumble bee phobia, biting their...

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