How to online date without losing yourself

Carmen BryceBlog posts

That old saying “the course of true love never runs smoothly” certainly has merit when it comes to finding that love. There was a time when it was all a little easier. My Dad likes to tell the story of how he and my mam met. Ireland of the fifties and sixties was a very different place and today’s Facebook … Read More

How to manage self-expectations

Carmen BryceBlog posts

“New year, new me”. Sound familiar? I thought so. This term seems to be more popular at the start of a new year or season. Even as we head into the third month of the year, this expectation is still continuous. We live such complex lives that we tend to use a set of standards and assumptions to inform our … Read More

How to love yourself this Valentine’s Day

Carmen BryceBlog posts

Here’s a typical rom-com storyline: Guy meets girl. Guy falls for girl. Friends tell guy to “just be yourself!”. Guy replies with a sarcastic “that’s the problem”. They later fall in love. Classic. Real life, however, isn’t so black and white. Sometimes it just doesn’t work out. Sometimes, in real life, the story line finishes before it can even begin. … Read More

Boosting your self-esteem

kfikertBlog posts

self-esteem

Most of us struggle with our self-esteem from time to time. Self-esteem relates to the feeling of self-worth we have when we compare how we really are to how we aspire to be. We evaluate our self-worth in many different contexts, such as the school or work environment, our personal relationships and in social groups, and commonly, our physical appearance. … Read More