Author Archives: carolenyman

Could an Early Night Do More For You Than You Think? Food for Thought

When we’ve had sufficient sleep, we’re able to function at our best versions of ourselves, we can deliver performance at the peak of our ability.  When we’re sleep deprived, though, we feel a bit ‘rough’. Yet it’s become commonplace to … Continue reading

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What is a healthy relationship and can you make it happen?

A Healthy relationship is not easy to achieve.  I see a lot of couples, sometimes I am called a marriage counselor or other times a couples counsellor.   I am sometimes asked the question what is a good relationship? And what … Continue reading

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Relationship Enhancement and Parenting Skills Workshop – Free Intro Evenings in North London 20th and 29th March 2012

Are you a parent of young children?  Do you find life so busy and tiring you struggle sometimes to find time for each other and feel you could do with some fresh ideas or communication skills?  I am hosting a … Continue reading

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Relationship Enhancement and Parenting Skills Workshop – Free Intro Evenings in North London 20th and 29th March 2012

Are you a parent of young children?  Do you find life so busy and tiring you struggle sometimes to find time for each other and feel you could do with some fresh ideas or communication skills?  I am hosting a … Continue reading

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Are you a paren…

Are you a parent of young children?  Do you find life so busy and tiring you struggle sometimes to find time for each other and feel you could do with some fresh ideas or communication skills?  I am hosting a … Continue reading

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Relaxation – 7/11 Breathing and Meditation

Although our image of mediators may be of gurus sitting crossed legged, in fact all you need to do to begin is just to sit comfortably. What all relaxation techniques have in common is that they enable us to experience … Continue reading

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When what your partner heard wasn’t what you said

We all hear through filters. For instance, we can’t hear if we’re feeling blamed, or attacked because we’re too upset. When our emotional brain gets flooded with emotion,  the thinking brain gets put on hold.  Then our partner wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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So now we do know what to do for traumatised and angry ex servicemen and women

Wow I’ve been drawn straight back into blogging again (apologies for the long overdue absence) when I saw this article headline: Military PTSD Treatment Success Rate of 83 Per Cent for Trauma UK charity PTSD Resolution has a better than … Continue reading

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Final part of my radio interview

Hi everyone. Sorry I’ve been remiss in posting the final part of my radio interview – but here it is now. Hope you find it interesting. Events have overtaken it somewhat, as I have now left Relate to have more … Continue reading

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Why is it that when traumatised members of the armed forces return home, the public do not keep to their side of the bargain?

This week I attended a conference given by the charity Resolution on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for traumatised members of the armed forces returning from war zones such as Afghanistan or Bosnia with flashbacks, nightmares and depression. They got that … Continue reading

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