Aramahoshi Big pleasure in small things

Daily Delights – Living and loving, simply At this time of year, the media is full of articles urging us to improve ourselves. It seems that every paper and magazine and every social media account I see bombards me with pathways to a better life. From diet and...

Beat the Autumnal Blues

That last minute burst of summer really was a surprise and a crazy adjustment to the anticipated rhythms of the year. Just as children went back to school and students prepared for college or uni – instead of the usual predictable pattern of settling into autumn...

Not enough in the Tank – How to know when to quit

Reading this headline in the Times last weekend and hearing Jacinda Ardern announce her resignation as the youngest serving prime minister of New Zealand saying “I am human, politicians are human.  We give all that we can for as long as we can.  And then its time. ...

When things keep going wrong

As I write this blog no one, I think, and that includes Emma Raducanu herself, knows if her body is up to playing a string of matches at this year’s Wimbledon.  Despite some successes, on several occasions since winning the U.S. Open she has been forced to...

Do we really need a holiday?

‘Overworked’, ‘burnt out’, ‘super stressed’, ‘under appreciated’ and just plain exhausted. These are comments that we, at Coupleworks, regularly hear from our clients. Often these phrases are mentioned as casual asides to the more critical issues that are brought to...

How to Cope with Anxiety when the World is Spinning

When I started to think about what to write in this blog, nothing seemed as urgent as the anxiety I have felt and spoken about with clients over the last couple of weeks. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has dominated our news and has found its way into our psyche and our...