The difference between a relationship that works and one that doesn’t often centres one thing: communication. The breakdown in communication is one of the main reasons couples seek help and support.
People of a certain age will remember clear demarcation marks between work and leisure time. Evenings and weekends were mostly clear and vacations were sacrosanct. Okay, people still get days off and vacations but the lines between work and free time are now very blurred.
Happiness is one of our life goals yet a lifetime of it may seem an impossibility. Everyone has an idea about what happiness means but I’m reflecting on what it means to achieve happiness – even over a lifetime.
If you made merry over Christmas you may be one of the hundreds of thousands already resolved to losing those extra indulgent pounds? Just getting your diet back under control may work for you, or perhaps you’re one of the many people who struggle with food all year long?
I am a great supporter of moderate exercise, both as a resilience builder and as an effective form of therapy, especially for depression. On that note a perfectly reasonable question to ask is, just how effective is exercise for depression?