A Compassionate Perspective on Ghosting in Dating and Relationships

A Compassionate Perspective on Ghosting in Dating and Relationships

In the realm of dating and relationships, the phenomenon of ghosting—a sudden disappearance without explanation—has become increasingly prevalent. Of course, we don’t agree with this approach at all. It isn’t kind and it can be utterly painful and bewildering to be ghosted, leaving you questioning your own worthiness, and if any part of the connection…

5 top tips for showcasing your quieter communication skills in a job interview
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5 top tips for showcasing your quieter communication skills in a job interview

Communication Skills for Career Success Ask an employer from any sector what they look for in new recruits and it’s not long before that broadly defined powerhouse of a soft skill – communication – springs to mind. Not surprising, really. Effective communication means a potential hire has the interpersonal and persuasion skills to explain ideas…

Tom’s story: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

Tom’s story: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

In a sense, this is a ‘Tale of Two Cities’ or, more accurately, two countries; actually three if you count this one. This short tale is about asking for help when you don’t think you need it. It is a tale of contradictions. In 2011 I moved, with my wife and two daughters, from a…

What if our imperfections are just gold-filled cracks?
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What if our imperfections are just gold-filled cracks?

I know so many people who have had experience of not feeling good enough and plagued with self-doubt and suffering low self-esteem as a result.  Due to poor manual dexterity due to the Functional Neurological Disorder I suffer from, I thought I would put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) and share my own…

Michelle’s story: I’m stretching my comfort zone with Quiet Connections

Michelle’s story: I’m stretching my comfort zone with Quiet Connections

I was bullied at school and had no one. I felt so anxious that I started refusing to go to School. I even suffered with psychosis for a while. My Mum tried to support me as best she could, but didn’t know how to. But my doctor contacted the school which lead to me being educated at Education…