Monthly Archives: July 2013

A surprising tool to get more of the love you really want?

I heard a cute joke the other day, a couple is hanging out together when the woman turns to the guy and says,  “Honey do you think I’m beautiful?” “Mmhmm,” the guy agrees.  “Do you feel lucky to be loved by me?” she continues, “Uh huh,” he nods.  “Oh darling,” she gushes, “you say the […]

It’s not about the nail or Why men always try to fix things – Part 2

This is part 2 in this post, last post I talked about how men and women tend to be socialised to use two different empathy networks (the mirror neuron network and the TPJ (or lets fix it) network). But the big question is what do you do about it. There is a handy technique that […]

It’s not about the Nail – Why men always want to fix things and what to do about it

This hilarious video highlights an important truth about empathy that can cause lots of problems in relationships or be a powerful source of connection. Fabulous Imago Therapist Pat Love in a recent talk commented on the fact that the brain actually has two empathy networks. The first is the one most woman are familiar with […]

Lessons from an old pot – or how to revive your Relationship

I recently discovered an old Potjie Kos pot (it’s also called a Dutch over and looks like a witches cauldron).  I had purchased this with great plans for fabulous slow cooked meals over an open fire at my rural section in the mountains of Erewhon.  Sadly the pot had spent a year by the shed […]