How to improve the odds of your relationship’s success | Just Reflections #49Listen now (21 min) | Last week I wrote about one of Dr John Gottman’s books, “Why Marriages Succeed Or Fail And How You Can Make Yours Last.” That book lays out most of his foundational ideas about marriage, including the four horsemen of the apocalypse; Criticism, Contempt…
Here's what you need for a successful relationship | Just reflections #48Listen now (15 min) | The overarching feature that characterises good relationships is that they’re very gentle with one another. They think about what…
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How to maximise your misery | Just Reflections #47Listen now (17 min) | It turns out the road to misery is quite smooth. Misery is not out of reach for even the most fortunate of us. It's an equal…
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When friendship exists in the background, it’s unremarkable but generally uncomplicated. But when friendship becomes the plot, then the only story to…
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Have you ever looked at others doing their thing online and felt like everyone just has everything figured out and you're just behind in life? Well…
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When I was young the world was so small. It didn’t just feel small because I was a child. People didn’t have smartphones. Regular people didn’t have…
Social pressures can make people say that they want and believe something that they really don’t want or believe. Imagine a situation where we meet up…
Have you ever encountered an idea that makes no sense and seems completely ridiculous and wrong but is very popular and everyone seems to agree with it…
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