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info_outline Move your baggage for a happier marriage 07/30/2020
Move your baggage for a happier marriage Many people live with baggage, events that have happened in their lives, and never come to peace with them. You've not had closure, healing, and acceptance. You have not processed the emotional component of events that have occurred in your life, particularly when you were younger. You then get triggered easily in fight, flight, freeze, and you feel unsafe.
info_outline How to encourage your partner to express emotion 05/21/2020
How to encourage your partner to express emotion When partners can’t express their emotions, it can erode the marriage. Emotions give us important information that we can use to better understand our needs, priorities, and limits. We can use emotions to set boundaries and make decisions.
info_outline Ways to Make Marriage Fun again 05/07/2020
Ways to Make Marriage Fun again Having no fun in your marriage is slowly killing it and I see firsthand how it is affecting the couples I work with. It's putting strain and stress on marriages and not creating room for pleasure and desire. Understanding that you need to bring fun back will make for a much happier empowered marriage.
info_outline Education leads to Empowerment with Gabriela Rosa 04/09/2020
Education leads to Empowerment with Gabriela Rosa Gabriela Rosa is a world-renowned fertility specialist, host of the Fertility Challenge™ and the founder and clinical director of the Rosa Institute, an organization dedicated to helping couples create healthy babies, despite previous reproductive challenges.
info_outline Best friends and room mates 12/12/2019
Best friends and room mates If you are feeling more like roommates and best friends, not lovers, then I'd encourage you to look at your relationship. The longer you leave this, the harder it is to come back from. It’s very painful if you are in this position in your marriage. Desire is about staying open to yourself and your partner.
info_outline From adrenaline addiction to authentic living - Part 2 12/05/2019
From adrenaline addiction to authentic living - Part 2 Deciding you want to change this and live in a calmer way; a thriving way is a personal decision.
info_outline From adrenaline addiction to authentic living - Part 1 11/27/2019
From adrenaline addiction to authentic living - Part 1 You get busier and busier with no relief in sight. Extended periods of stress will in time catch up to you and roll into chronic stress which will in time affect your health. You cannot live this way forever and something must give….
info_outline When do you say I do 11/21/2019
When do you say I do Marriage can be one of the biggest decisions of your life and should not be rushed. Sometimes I sit with couples and wonder why they got married in the first place. They committed to someone who was displaying behaviour that worried them, upset them however they got married anyway.
info_outline Prepare and cope with an empty nest 10/31/2019
Prepare and cope with an empty nest 8 Tips to ease the impact of an empty nest including reminding yourself that it is very normal to feel sad during this transition. You could feel isolation, grief, loneliness, insomnia, loss of interests.
info_outline Finding your purpose can improve your marriage 10/16/2019
Finding your purpose can improve your marriage When you have a clear picture of your sense of purpose you are going to be more content and a happier partner. This can take your marriage to a new level because you are more enjoyable to be around and everyday issues you are going to deal with a lot better. You are better able to handle stress and with thus your self-worth increases.
info_outline How to not lose your identity in your marriage 10/09/2019
How to not lose your identity in your marriage Losing your identity is soul-destroying and we primarily do it because we seek external validation to make us feel worthy and loved. The tricky part of marriage is maintaining your own sense of identity while being an equal part in a marriage.
info_outline Knowing when to end your marriage 09/26/2019
Knowing when to end your marriage If you're thinking about ending your marriage, you're likely to be facing one of the most difficult decisions of your life. Many people struggle for a very long time before making a firm choice about whether to stay or go. People fear change and sometimes it's easier to stay, even though it's hurting them deeply.
info_outline Move the boredom in your marriage 09/19/2019
Move the boredom in your marriage Are you feeling like you're trapped, you're stuck, you're in a rut and your marriage has gone stale? The bottom line is if you're bored, you need to do something about it. You need to act. Simply accepting that being bored is okay and normal in your marriage, I believe is a ticking time bomb to divorce. Choosing to settle for feeling bored and that it’s okay, I believe is extremely sad and it can impact your health, quality of your marriage and longevity of your marriage.
info_outline Victim or Victorious Marriage 09/12/2019
Victim or Victorious Marriage Victorious is about developing your own strength so that you can be successful, triumphant and the best version of yourself. It means becoming the number one person in your life, building up your self-esteem and recognising how awesome and brilliant you are which ripples through into your marriage. Looking outside of yourself for your partner to do this will just set you up for disappointment, heartache and pain and a victim mentality. Victorious versus victim, it’s a choice.