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Dreading Mother's Day? Let go of expectations and accept your mother for who she is
On Mother’s Day, Maeve Halpin writes about how to negotiate your relationship with a difficult parent.
What I've learned through my career as a counsellor
People are different – from each other and from what the books say. A “textbook case” is rare, if not non-existent.
Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It's time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older
Disempowering attitudes towards ageing are pervasive in our culture, leading to the more positive dimensions of ageing getting lost.
“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”
Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.