Am I OK?…

 ….How often do you take time to ask this question!

In Australia on September 15, we were encouraged to ask others who may seem to be unhappy or depressed, how they were feeling.   RUOK? Day is a wonderful initiative that highlights the importance  – and potentially life-saving power – of caring for others.  However, it seems to me that an equally vital yet all too often overlooked question, and one that we should be encouraged to ask ourselves is Am I OK?  Continue reading

Baby on the back burner?

If you are a woman who’d like to have one or more children read on…


Assume that you’ll meet that special man and raise a family, once you have established your career?

In a committed relationship, focused on career and delaying having children?


For ever-increasing numbers of women today, the achievements gained over recent decades have come at an unexpected cost. There’s a lot of grief and enduring disappointment because they do not have the children they’d assumed would be theirs one day.

As a human relationship consultant I’ve heard hundreds of women in their forties and fifties tell of their feelings of sadness and loss because they will never have a child of their own. Continue reading