Emotional Wellbeing



Mandy Kloppers

Looking After Your Relationships

The relationships that you have throughout your life might be some of the most important things to you, and they deserve looking after. Relationships that make up a lot of who you are, what you do, and how you live daily. A relationship spans across your children, spouses, bosses, co-workers, business partners, and more. 

These are all relationships that we need to pay attention to you and take care of.


Here are some simple ways to take care of your valuable relationships, and how we can make a difference to you and the people around you, that you love.



Honesty is something that should be in every relationship. The problem is that many people understand that honesty can hurt from time to time, depending on the topic. When you learn how to communicate more effectively, and this relies heavily on active listening, you might just find that honesty isn’t as painful as you once thought. 


Excellent communication doesn’t happen overnight though it is something that everybody needs to work on. And sometimes, when the topics get tricky, it can help to have a mediator. If there are complete communication breakdowns to the point of no return, family law and divorce solicitors are on hand to help.



Make being happy and positive your job description. Positivity is one of the most vital things in the world; however, it doesn’t always feel that it’s easy to come by. So perhaps it’s time that you make your own. When someone is positive, they are generally grateful for what they have, what they’ve achieved, and who they are with. Not only that, but it is appreciated by others too, and positivity spreads.


Focusing on what really matters and putting a silver lining spin on everything can change your outlook within minutes. That’s not to say you can’t have bad days or feel negative from time to time, but if you always look for the positive and gratitude, it is a much more healthy option.



Service in relationships is not a dirty word. In fact, service is an excellent way to build your relationships. Many relationships go on to fail because people are trying to get the best for themselves out of every situation. But the only way that the relationship will last is if there is give on both sides. 


And the style of the relationship will dictate the type of service that really should be done. Try to remember the true meaning of services to do something without anything in return. It could be that you prepare dinner, clean the car, do some additional research on a project at work. 


Treating your relationship as somewhere to give, but know when it’s too much for yourself.


Learn to appreciate the things that people do for you. Just like service, it isn’t always big gestures. It is often the small ones that make a difference to your daily life that go unnoticed. Learn to see when people are doing things for you, and have improved your life.


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