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By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-12-22

Do you tend to hold grudges? Ruminating over and over about how someone harmed you, and what they should have done instead? Perhaps telling others (over and over) about what happened and how wrong it was? It’s understandable, no one likes to be harmed, we naturally seek and want justice, and want others to validate…

How to communicate effectively

How to Communicate Effectively to Increase Connection and Intimacy

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-24

Today I will introduce you to the tools of effective communication so that when conflict arises, which is inevitable in any genuine relationship, you know how to bring your point across in a way that increases connection and intimacy.  Conflict is not the problem in relationships, it is simply growth wanting to happen and a…

Conflict in relationships

Just Because You Have Conflict in Your Relationship Does Not Mean That You Are With the Wrong Person

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-23

It might just mean that you don’t have the tools to move through conflict. I often feel upset (and it drives me crazy, to be honest) when I come across the narrative in our culture that because you have conflict in your relationship, it means that you are with the wrong person and need to…

Does truth matter in relationships?

Does Truth Matter in Relationships? Yes it does!

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-23

I believe the truth matters. And without it, relationships cannot succeed in the long term.  With many public figures lying these days so freely, seemingly without any hesitation or remorse, it is easy at times to wonder if truth holds any importance at all. It depends on what kind of relationship you are looking for.…