Is your partner negging you? Here’s how to make it stop

6 November, 2023 . by Claire Burke

Ever received a backhanded compliment? Known as negging, this form of emotional manipulation can have a serious impact. Here’s what to do if it happens to you.


How to make friends as an adult without the awkwardness

23 June, 2023 . by christine joy magat

Feel like your friendship circle is dwindling, or new mates are harder to come by? Making friends as adults can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be that way.


How to stop rejection from stinging so much

6 December, 2022 . by Raymond Suba

Whether it’s missing out on a job, a party invite, or simply not getting ‘likes’ on social media, rejection is part of life. Here’s how to stop it packing a…


Defeat: It’s not a dirty word

27 February, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Nobody likes to lose, but being defeated – in love, at work or on the sports field – is an important life lesson. 


‘Emotional gut punch’: How to cope with rejection

29 June, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Rejection can be tough to take – but as Jo Stanley discovers, sometimes the biggest successes come after failure.