Author Archives: Jo Lamble

Money matters

Most families these days have dual incomes at some stage and rarely are these incomes equal. In the couples I see, the money is most commonly managed by the higher income earner. Sometimes, the money is kept in separate personal … Continue reading

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My empty nest

Life as I know it has changed. My youngest has finished school and has turned 18. She and her brother are doing exactly what they’re supposed to be doing – living life as young adults. I’m happy for them and … Continue reading

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Just don’t ask

When are you going to have kids? Are you going to have another child? Have you thought about adoption? What about IVF? Are you going to get married? Did your house sell? Did you get the job? Why do we … Continue reading

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What can I do to fix this situation?

It’s perfectly normal to be frustrated by our partner’s behaviour or that of a colleague or friend. Many of us believe that we understand why the other person behaves the way they do and know what they have to do … Continue reading

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It’s hard to appreciate what you didn’t ask for

How often have you felt annoyed that your efforts to please another person weren’t appreciated? Perhaps you offered to help someone move house only to receive little thanks at the end of the day.  Maybe you spend hours dreaming up … Continue reading

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The Moral Maze at Vitality

It’s not long until TheCarousel.com presents the Moral Maze at The Vitality Show in Sydney. The themes of the Vitality Show are health, wellness and beauty and the aim is to give women the tools to look and feel their … Continue reading

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University is not for everyone

My daughter is finishing school this year. She has enjoyed school, but like most 18 year olds, she is more than ready to leave. She has a clear idea of what she wants to do next. Her dad and I … Continue reading

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Introducing my new book

Do you want to improve your relationship? Are there issues that keep coming up and never get resolved? Do you think it’s too late? Or maybe you believe things are pretty good, so if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. … Continue reading

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It’s okay to quit

When did quitting become the worst thing in the world?  Parents often worry about a child wanting to stop learning the piano or finish their swimming lessons once they have become competent swimmers. Adults can stay in jobs they loathe … Continue reading

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The first step towards positivity is acceptance

Every day clients teach me more and more about how humans think and behave. Yesterday, a lovely woman I see explained why it’s so hard for her to feel grateful and see the positives in life. She told me : … Continue reading

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