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When in doubt, don’t reassure

It might seem cruel not to reassure a child or partner or friend when they are anxious or upset, but often reassurance makes things worse. In psychological terms, reassuring someone can negatively reinforce unhealthy thoughts and behaviour. Most of us … Continue reading

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7 Super easy ways to communicate with your teenager

7 Super Easy Ways To Communicate With Your Teenager

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Do teenagers do what we say or watch what we do?

Do Teenagers Do What We Say Or Watch What We Do?

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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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Happy Father’s Day Dad

It’s been 22 years since I spent a Father’s Day with my Dad. But today I will think of him, as I do almost every day. I can’t hug him or laugh at his bad jokes. I can’t groan as … Continue reading

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Family life forums

Just over a week to go before I hit the road with Mia Freedman to talk at the family life forums. Rebecca Sparrow & Paula Joye are also setting off on their road trip. We are starting in NSW, before … Continue reading

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Introducing my new book

Penguin have this week published my new book titled Answers to Everyday Questions about Relationships. As the title suggests, it contains my answers to the questions I get asked about everyday. It’s in a Q&A format and covers everything from … Continue reading

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