An Amazing Shift That Helps Relationships

November 9, 2011 by  
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One of the things that I find really irritating in personal development is that much-bandied concept that you can’t love someone else if you don’t love yourself.  Anyone else struggle to own that, or truly believe it? I agree that you need reserves of love to be able to share them.  In fact, I often […]

The Simple Truth About Beauty In Relationships

September 1, 2011 by  
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Some of my Relationship Space readers may have noticed I was missing from the space for a while. A few months ago, SweetP and I set off on our first big adventure to Europe. We had always planned to go when we were first married. Our plans got a little bit interrupted though. It’s only […]

A Very Chic Opportunity

July 27, 2011 by  
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Is going out on a date with your long-time partner something you’d only feel safe sharing with a select few people? I’m not surprised! Considering some people’s reactions, you might as well be declaring that you were a virgin past the age of 21. It seems “dates” are like some quaint, old-fashioned custom that totally […]

The Truth About When Kindness Flew Out The Window

June 27, 2011 by  
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Have you heard of RAOK?  Random Acts of Kindness? The ones where someone at the tollgate pays for some anonymous person in the following car, or buys a latte for the next person in the cafe queue. Don’t know about you, but while I love the principle behind these generous gestures, I never think to […]

How Cherishing Can Make Your Relationship Better

January 24, 2011 by  
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How Cherishing Can Make Your Relationship Better We’re getting back to ‘normal’ here at The Calm Space, after the drama of the floods, and continue with our archive delving with this article by our Relationship expert, Chris Owen. I chose to feature this post as Grant and I are celebrating 25 years of marriage on […]

How Much Courage Do You Need to Create a Better Relationship?

October 22, 2010 by  
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I’m a wimp! A wuss! A scaredy-cat! A squib! A total coward! Generally, I missed out on the bravery gene. Sure! I’m like a lioness when someone threatens my babies! (Yes still!  Despite them all being in their 30s now.) And maybe I have a reputation as someone who can argue for change if I […]

The Breath of a New Relationship

September 22, 2010 by  
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There is nothing quite like the moment a child is born. The room has an air of tension and excitement as those final few contractions and exhausting pushes uncontrollably grip the mother. The feeling of expectation could be cut with a knife it is so present with everyone. As the babe arrives, everyone in the […]

Better Relationship Action Starts With …

August 23, 2010 by  
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Action is not necessarily a word we’d instantly associate with the Relationship Space. So I’ve been racking my brains trying to dislodge the link between action and relationships that might mean most to all of you, my readers! All I seem to keep coming up with is questions … But then, as some of my […]

Five Tips for Better Relationship Happiness

July 22, 2010 by  
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Seeing we’re focusing on happiness this month, there is no question that one of the greatest opportunities for Happiness lies in the simplest and nearest person/thing in your life! Your partner and relationship are the source of your second greatest opportunity! Second? Well of course! Your first opportunity lies within your Self. But that same […]

Wondering What You Could Do For A Better Relationship?

June 22, 2010 by  
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What happens when you fight in your relationship? What’s that? You’re telling me you never fight? Okay some couples are definitely conflict avoidant. Or at least one person in the couple is severely conflict avoidant and that ensures that conflict rarely gets allowed in! That happens because somewhere back in time (either as children or […]

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