The Wisdom Of Ageing Well – By Michael Doherty (Guest Blogger)

This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files Kelly has asked me to write a post about ageing. She wanted me to do this as I am a reasonably fit, reasonably healthy 75 year old, who lives a full and active life. It has not always been so. I was born just before the Second World War, in 1937, so most of my early life was during the… View Post

Why Are Relationships Challenging? Part 2 – Families and Children

   This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from themichaelfiles.com This is the follow up to Michael’s guest post ‘Why Are Relationships Challenging’. If you haven’t read that post, I suggest you do before reading this one. Families and Children OK! Now we’ve seen how the relationship between couples is affected by our basic, unconscious drives. Now we’ll see how these drives can affect the children in a family, particularly the only… View Post

Why Are Relationships Challenging? Part 1

  This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files Why do our close relationships start off being wonderful, and all too frequently deteriorate into conflict or apathy? To answer this question, we need to look at how our relationships begin, and why they begin. We all have an image in our subconscious minds of our ‘ideal’ mate. This image is formed from our conditioning during childhood. Often, aspects of our parents will form part… View Post

Button Pushers As Reflections

This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files The people who annoy you the most are the most valuable gifts. It sometimes seems that my role in life is to p*ss people off, by challenging them, by asking awkward questions, by making them face unpalatable truths about themselves.   They’ll often get angry, shout at me, swear, call me all the names under the sun, and walk away. All those reactions… View Post

Prostate Awareness – Men’s Health

This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE DISCLAIMER AT THE END OF THIS POST. I’m writing this blog to help guys understand a bit about their bodies, especially the parts that affect their manhood. I’ll start off with my own story, or at least, my story so far. My Personal Experience I’m 75 and have developed an enlarged prostate, which was… View Post