Body language- to improve partner relationships

A man taking orders in a cafe

What people say generally accounts for 20-50% of what we communicate, the rest is down to body language. When a relationship is going through difficulties couples tend to talk less so it’s really important to be more aware of how you communicate non-verbally and to try to keep talking honestly. facial expression -not smiling can strongly […]

Hear and be heard

Two women sitting near a lake

This exercise helps when you’re negotiating for something or when someone wants you to change what you do. You can start practising straight away to improve your skills. It’s often useful in work situations.   First of all think what makes you feel annoyed/ upset/ stop listening when you’re in conversation with another person. Then […]

Fit for happiness

A shot of people walking

It’s good for your mind as well as your body   When we feel low in mood it’s very easy to use our down-time to do nothing. Sometimes we comfort-eat to pass the time and usually that only makes us feel worse. We all know that exercise is good for us physically but that may […]

Balance your life

A Ferris wheel

…and feel better   When we feel stuck we often can’t see the wood for the trees. This exercise can help you find clarity so you can prioritise where to introduce step-by-step change. When we make changes in just one area of our life there are often unexpected benefits elsewhere. Find out if your life […]

Lift your mood

A woman throwing open curtains to the morning sun

A mood diary helps you monitor and track your feelings. Quite soon you’ll be able to spot patterns because you’re scoring how you feel and linking it to what you do. You’ll become aware of what makes you feel happier and what doesn’t. For instance when your scores indicate a downturn in mood you can […]