Rethinking Masculinity Should Start Early

What is it to be a man? It’s a question that has endured through the ages and has changed a number of times. In an age where women’s rights, safety and equality are very rightly being focused on, men are having to check their own behaviour like never before...

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Annihilation of the Self: The Role Of Relational Trauma In Shame

Chronic or toxic shame is something that we all have to deal with but do our best to hide. It is the part of us that we want to keep dark. Bringing it into the light means looking at the very core of who we really think we are. I say "think we are" because it is not really what we are...

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The 7 Day Challenge: A Summary

The 7 Day Challenge is over. If I look at the mails and responses I have had, many people followed it at least part way through. Not surprisingly, the most popular days were 2 and 4 that examined reasons why people find it difficult to move forward and the reasons why...

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