Sibling Rivalry

Most of us will have seen or heard the comments that David Milliband made about his brother Ed after the election. As I mentioned before I am not particularly a political animal but I was appalled and saddened  by David Milliband’s comments. You may like Ed Milliband...

The Super Pleaser

How often have you found yourself agreeing to something you don’t really want to do? Or found yourself saying you think the other person has a point when you can’t actually see it? If the answer is ‘yes’ you might be a people pleaser. Ordinarily the above examples do...

Marriage and an MOT

I have just been reading an interesting article in last week’s Saturday papers, in which Marina Fogle writes movingly about her marriage to Ben Fogle and how she believes an annual check-up with a therapist would help many marriages. “ We realised it is as important...

I Love You

I was listening to Desert Island Discs last Sunday morning and caught Professor Angie Hobbs talking to Kirsty Young. Professor Hobbs is Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy,  a more wordy title must be hard to find, and she spoke a lot of sense. Regular...