17.6 C
Byron Shire
April 23, 2024

How to expand your sparkle in your relationship

Latest News

Mullumbimby railway station burns down

At around midnight last night, a fire started which engulfed the old Mullumbimby railway station. It's been twenty years since the last train came through, but the building has been an important community hub, providing office space for a number of organisations, including COREM, Mullum Music Festival and Social Futures.

Other News

Blaming Queensland again

I was astounded to read Mandy Nolan’s article ‘Why The Nude Beach Is A Wicked Problem’, in which she...

Wallum showdown unfolds in Brunswick Heads

Around eight people have been arrested so far, since almost fifty police arrived at the Wallum development in Brunswick Heads this morning to escort machinery and other work vehicles on to the site. Police include local officers, members of the NSW Public Order and Riot Squad, and Police Rescue.

Northern Rivers rugby league underway for 2024

Senior rugby league got off to a good start for the 2024 season with Byron Bay, Ballina and Mullumbimby teams picking up competition points.

Byron U/18 girls basketballers undefeated in regional competition

The Byron Bay Beez girls U/18 squad are undefeated and sit on top of the North Eastern Junior League (NEJL) after two of four rounds.

Cockroach climate

The cockroaches in the Byron Council offices are experiencing bright daylight at night. They are trying to determine whether...

Wallum urban development back in court

The company behind the Wallum housing development in Brunswick Heads is once again taking Byron Council to court, this time for allegedly holding up its planned earthworks at the site in an unlawful manner.

Marissa ‘Riss’ Treichel loves to make sure exploring serious things has some fun elements.

Women can tend to doubt their own opinion – that’s the opinion of Marissa ‘Riss’ Treichel  who is running a free seminar for women this Thursday. ‘We second-guess ourselves, and question whether what we want to say is valid. Words can get stuck in our throat.’

Treichel, better known as the Cassettes flash mob mumma, says women have great things to say. ‘In 2016, baby boomer women gave 89 per cent more to charity than men their age. Women in the top 25 per cent permanent income gave 156 per cent more than men in the same category. Our ideas, feelings, thoughts and needs are valid, and hugely benefit others – if only we can get the words out!’

Treichel says the more women learn to trust themselves, speak, (and be heard – this is a two-way street) the more we change the world. ‘And it does start in our own homes and personal relationships. These dynamics ripple out into the world: this is literally what the fabric of society is made of. ‘We may think it’s easier not to say anything, and to “make do”, or worse, to “just let it go”, but having low expectations is not the answer to creating beautiful and fulfilling relationships.’

The seminar entitled How to Expand your Sparkle in your Relationship is free and has an open invitation to join Riss in what she says is a nurturing, fun and free group class, to help you create the relationships you want.

Quality of Relationship Assessment

During the event you can explore the Quality of Relationship Assessment. ‘This is a very powerful tool to help students create what they really want and deserve in their own relationship.

‘Positive change begins with being willing to see how things really are. Rather than pretending everything is fine, or that this is as good as it’s gonna get or can be. And the most exciting part of the assessment, is that each woman’s own opinion is what matters. They are deciding for themselves, what is important for them and how satisfied they are in each area of their relationship.

Treichel says that when we acknowledge how things really are, and compare that to how we want things to be, we’re compelled to take action. ‘It’s scary, exciting, and awesome. That’s why I also have 80s dancing, and blessings and strengths activity, to ease us in and out of the deep radical work.

‘I love using creativity in an artistic and life-changing sense – it’s our most brilliant tool as humans.’

Bookings are essential, visit: https://radselfcare.me/shine-your-light-in-relationships-webinar/


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Flood insurance inquiry’s North Coast hearings 

A public hearing into insurers’ responses to the 2022 flood was held in Lismore last Thursday, with one local insurance brokerage business owner describing the compact that exists between insurers and society as ‘broken’. 

Getting ready for the 24/25 bush fire season

This year’s official NSW Bush Fire Danger Period closed on March 21. Essential Energy says its thoughts are now turned toward to the 2024-25 season, and it has begun surveying its powerlines in and around the North Coast region.

Keeping watch on Tyalgum Road

Residents keen to stay up to date on the status of the temporary track at Tyalgum Road – particularly during significant rain events – are urged to sign up to a new SMS alert system launched by Tweed Shire Council.

Blaming Queensland again

I was astounded to read Mandy Nolan’s article ‘Why The Nude Beach Is A Wicked Problem’, in which she implied that it may largely...