Starting to Shift from the Drama Triangle to the Winner’s Triangle

A few years ago when I was studying, I came across the drama triangle. It made a lot of sense to me at the time in relation to the different scripts we can play out in our relationships.   So, What is the Karpman Drama Triangle? The Karpman Drama Triangle is also known as the rescue triangle. It…

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The Three Basic Communication Styles

Effective communication relies on a high degree of self-awareness. By developing awareness and understanding your own communication style can help to build quality relationships with other people and handle conflict. Let’s have a look at the three basic communication styles.   The Three Basic Communication Styles The three basic communication styles are: Aggressive communication, Passive…

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Am I Hungry? Maybe the Hunger Awareness Scale Can Help You Decide!

After writing about emotional and physical hunger (two types of hunger), I thought I would share with you one of the tools I use with clients to identify physical hunger. It is called the hunger awareness scale.   Am I Hungry? Remember when you were a child and you ate when you were hungry? That is what…

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Emotional Hunger and Physical Hunger – What’s the Difference?

Did you know there is a difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger? I didn’t until I started learning and then teaching about mindful and intuitive eating! And knowing the difference has been a game changer for me. So, what is the difference? Glad you asked!   Emotional Hunger and Physical Hunger – What’s the Difference?…

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Not Happy With Your Body? A Diet Is NOT the Answer!

This post was inspired after another conversation with a friend. They shared with me that they are not happy with their body and need to start another diet. Interestingly enough, they had only got off another diet a few months ago! It saddens me to see and hear the number of people who are not…

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What’s the Difference Between a Diet and Non-Diet Approach?

Interested in the difference between a diet and non-diet approach to heath? Following is a graphic that compares these two approaches.   Over to You… I hope this post has given you some insight in to a diet and non-diet approach. In my nutritional coaching programs, I choose to focus on a non-diet approach. If…

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5 Reasons Why It Is Important to Start Accepting Yourself

Have you noticed lately the trend to be better or be different from where you are? Don’t worry, I have been caught in this trap before. However, I realised that I needed to learn to accept things (and myself) first before change happened.   What is Acceptance? In his book Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn…

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