Ruth N.
Ruth Newton has a diverse background in writing and film production. With a degree in English Literature from the Goldsmiths, University of London, and a master of arts degree in Documentary Film from the University of Sussex, she has written plays, magazine articles, and TV scripts. She has a passion for the arts and healthy living. You can follow Ruth on Linkedin.

What Causes Anger Issues in Children and How to Recognize Them

Anger is a normal emotion in both children and adults, but anger issues in children may indicate a bigger underlying problem. Every child will have the occasional temper tantrum or outburst. Some children may even lash out in frustration. Whilst it can be hard to manage these situations, it is worth remembering that most children are angry because they haven’t developed the necessary…

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8 Signs of Falling out of Love That Indicate Your Relationship Is Heading to a Dead End

Do you feel like falling out of love with your partner? If the signs below are ringing true for you, then it may mean that your romantic love is dwindling. Not all relationships are built to last. Some are short are intense whilst others fizzle out slowly over time. Both can be extremely hard to process. Falling in love is a rollercoaster of…

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5 Signs of Emotional Detachment in Relationships: How to Cope

Emotional detachment in a relationship can be extremely painful to deal with. It often happens over the course of a romantic relationship and leaves people feeling isolated and confused. Emotional detachment is not exclusive to romantic relationships, it can happen within friendships and families. The common theme between the breakdown of all these relationships is the lack of communication that leads to detachment.…

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5 Signs You Have Unrealistic Expectations about Life

A significant portion of our emotions, thoughts, and expectations of life are guided by what we have seen in films, read in novels or have been passed down the generations. As a result, we build a set of expectations of how life will pan out from an early age. These are often unrealistic expectations. Young children often act out fairytale fantasies of meeting…

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5 Things That Separate a Healthy Family Relationship from an Unhealthy One

A healthy family dynamic is a hard balance to strike. Family relationships are delicate and need to be tended to like all relationships in life. There can be a tendency in family relationships to take siblings, parents and the like for granted. It's generally understood that at the end of the day, your family will forgive you and be there for you no…

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5 Signs You Have a Fear of Intimacy (and What Could Be Hiding Behind It)

People often pin the failure of a relationship on fear of intimacy. But what does this actually mean? Fear of intimacy is often mistaken for the inability to be close to a romantic or sexual partner. However, this kind of fear is actually a social phobia and anxiety disorder where you are afraid of being close to another human being - be it…

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You Have Found Your Life Partner If You Can Relate to These 8 Things

The journey to finding an ideal partner can often be challenging. There are highs and lows, heartbreaks and often lots and lots of first dates. But despite the ups and downs, the search for a life partner is often seen as the most important task in our lives. We sacrifice a lot to find ‘the one’ and we will go to extraordinary lengths…

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5 Signs Getting Married Is More Important for You Than Genuine Happiness

Many people dream of getting married from a young age. There is still a huge societal pressure to tie the knot, whether you're single or in a relationship. Could the idea of getting married be getting in the way of your happiness? If you're single and heading towards thirty, you'll know it's near impossible to attend a family function without someone inquiring about when…

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How to Make a Face Mask for Acne: 5 Recipes That Really Work

Having acne can really get you down, I know because I’ve been there. I’ve tried countless ways to make a face mask for acne and can confidently say that this roundup of recipes is the best that I’ve found to date. Better yet, most of these face masks for acne can be made using ingredients you can find in your kitchen cupboard. Here…

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6 Reasons Why Most People Are Afraid of Love: Are You?

Philophobia, or the state of being afraid of love, originates from the Greek word “Φίλος” which means ‘loving or beloved’. People who suffer from this phobia fear romantic love and emotional attachments of any sort. Whilst this condition may sound rare, a lot of people are afraid of love, even if they don’t recognize it in themselves. There can be many complex reasons why…

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