Personal stories on depression and statistics from mental health organisations are in our newspapers on almost a daily basis, so it’s obviously a very topical issue at the moment. According to the OECD, Ireland’s suicide rate is 11 per 100,000 population which is just below the EU average of 12.2 percent, however there will always be incidents of suicide that are not reported as such. Many voluntary organisations are working hard to support people who are suffering from mental health illnesses, although as with almost everything these days, someone somewhere is profiting from it.Read More
It’s important to note what are good habits to have in a relationship but it’s also essential that we know what are the key behaviours to avoid. Again, this week’s post follows on with the work of Dr. John Gottman and Nan Silver. Check out their books if you get a chance. They are well worth it - I’m a big fan, as you can probably tell!Read More
It seems like this one specifically relates to men. It turns out that we’re not perfect - who knew?! Time to pull up the socks. Check out these 3 quotes that make a pretty clear point.
“Studies have shown that marriages where the husband resists sharing power are four times more likely to end or drone on unhappily than marriages where the husband does not resist."Read More
The quality of the couple’s friendship is, by 70%, the determining factor in whether men and women feel satisfied with the sex, romance, and passion in their marriage.Read More
"Working hard for something we don't care about is called stress,
working hard for something we love is called passion" - Simon SinekRead More
Someone might say that they want to be rich or to be a millionaire and I’d like to challenge that in this post. Maybe they have already started and they are on their way. But when someone says it and they seem to do nothing about it, I wonder whether they want it so much. Are they working at a job where that’s possible? Or are they developing the skills and the abilities to make that a possibility in the future? If so, great! If not, why not? Maybe we don’t really want it so much…Read More