Commitment to be the Best Me

One of the things my clients repeatedly point out is that they were clueless about just how much commitment and everyday work fixing a relationship requires. In reality the major part gets implemented by the couple at home through little daily decisions- and so my guidance, even if excellent, can be totally wasted if notContinue reading “Commitment to be the Best Me”

Friendship and banter: The foundations of human connection.

People from all walks of life, of all ages, say that the most important goal for their marriage is to have a friend, be a friend and develop a strong friendship. Disconnected couples who come to me repeatedly say that they love their other half but are not ‘in love’ and don’t like them rightContinue reading “Friendship and banter: The foundations of human connection.”

NVC Nonviolent Communication

Nonviolent communication? What would the violent one look like? Most of us have experienced it and it manifests in an aggressive choice of talk, the inability to listen or empathise, or to fail to find a common ground. Compassionate or collaborative communication is scientifically proven and was invented by Marshall Rosenberg in 1960, based onContinue reading “NVC Nonviolent Communication”

Staying emotionally connected

Some of us talk a lot, even too much, and it is important for us to have people around us who we can have deep, meaningful conversations with at the fireplace with a glass of wine. Unfortunately, we don’t always talk about our emotions, impressions, worries or dreams to our partners. Why is that? SometimesContinue reading “Staying emotionally connected”

When communication sparks joy

Communication is definitely the most important indicator of a strong relationship. Although a lot of people are great communicators, not all are good listeners. And active listening does not just mean being able to repeat what our partner has said. It means truly understanding the deeper meaning and see where they’re coming from, as wellContinue reading “When communication sparks joy”

What is your survival strategy?

Most couples who come to me clearly appear to struggle with emotional regulation and emotional connection. But what exactly is this and how does it manifest? And how can couples start to recognise and validate what it is that is really going on in each other’s inner words? Our survival strategy is the behavioural patternsContinue reading “What is your survival strategy?”

Are you ready to rescue your relationship?

The first step to a successful coaching journey is for both you and your partner to admit that something is not working anymore. You’ve already decided that you are ready to invest to find clarity and transform your relationship, so well done for coming this far! During our sessions we will look at how you bothContinue reading “Are you ready to rescue your relationship?”