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Posts Tagged ‘Rants’

How Fragile are your Friendships?

Smashed Glass symbolising fragile friendships

How fragile are your friendships? I mean, let’s get really real here. How do you respond if someone doesn’t reply to your text? What do you do if it seems ‘hard’ to arrange a catch-up? Which of your invisible rules have you articulated to your friends? Are you flexible and generous in your interpretations? Get it off your…

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How to Know When to Commit

Storm troopers show relationship commitment

I used to think that commitment to a partner was a choice that would follow from a feeling of certainty. That there would be a point where I could say “Now the time is right. This is the person for me.“ and at that point I would take the next natural step in the relationship, whether it…

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The Little Things [Put Down the Phone]

a smart phone with a broken screen that has a bandaid. There is a rose next to the phone.

This is a big challenge for me. I spend A LOT of time on my phone. I read kindle books, listen to audio books, check email (and ALL the social) and just generally dick around. It’s a problem for my capacity to focus, for my ability to connect, for my wellness. There are some great…

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What is Emotional Labour?

Woman Vacuuming and tipping over couch where man is sitting and reading newspaper.

Emotional labour Ever heard of emotional labour? You're probably doing it without even knowing what it is. And if you don't share the load, it could lead to a bit of relationship stress at The Sugar Doctor explains. Posted by Kia Handley on Sunday, 3 March 2019 You can listen to the show live on…

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Valentine’s Day – Love? or Loathe?

 Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor in conversation about “Valentine’s Day: Love? or Loathe?” You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at 1233AM or stream live here. Kia Handley is: Not a car! Presenter ABC Newcastle. Loves vintage, Eurovision & great stories. You can also…

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