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Sunday 11 March, 2018

Dreading Mother's Day? Let go of expectations and accept your mother for who she is
# Relationships
# Relationships

Dreading Mother's Day? Let go of expectations and accept your mother for who she is

Mar 11th 2018, 9:45 AM 27,634 Views 27 Comments

On Mother’s Day, Maeve Halpin writes about how to negotiate your relationship with a difficult parent.

Sunday 17 May, 2015

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor

May 17th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,064 Views 26 Comments

People are different – from each other and from what the books say. A “textbook case” is rare, if not non-existent.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It's time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older
# Wisdom
# Wisdom

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It's time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older

Jan 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 59 Views 13 Comments

Disempowering attitudes towards ageing are pervasive in our culture, leading to the more positive dimensions of ageing getting lost.

Thursday 18 December, 2014

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”
# Christmas
# Christmas

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”

Dec 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 229 Views 22 Comments

Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.