Dear Anniji

From the Awaken the Power Within Magazine

Am I selfish

What can I do? Am I being selfish?

By Anni Tuffnell | October 16, 2022

Dear Anniji, ​I love my family dearly and recognise they need excessive support. Their two youngest boys of three are extremely autistic and thereby have greater needs than most in…

Good stepparenting

Stepparenting advice

By Anni Tuffnell | July 25, 2022

Dear Anniji, I am a divorced dad with two preteen kids. I will soon marry a woman with a seven-year-old boy. His dad has visitation rights, but he’ll be living…

May/June Article

Life feels like a bad movie that plays on repeat

By Anni Tuffnell | May 27, 2022

Dear Anniji ~ I’m in a rut. My life feels like a bad movie that plays on repeat. My current job is boring, my apartment is too small, and I…

healthier lifestyle

What to do when your partner doesn’t share your enthusiasm for a new and healthier lifestyle.

By Anni Tuffnell | March 13, 2022

Dear Anniji, Over the past year, I’ve made some huge changes in my life. I started meditating and spending more time in nature. Even my diet is different.  I feel…


How to relax and enjoy the gift giving and receiving.

By Anni Tuffnell | January 13, 2022

Dear Anniji, Now that the major holidays are behind us, I have a confession to make.  Giving and receiving gifts always brings me a lot of anxiety.  I like to…

Sensitive and Introverted

Are you Sensitive and Introverted? How can you get your co-workers to see beneath the surface.

By Anni Tuffnell | November 13, 2021

Dear Anniji, At work, I have a reputation for being aloof and distant. I’m not included when my co-workers get together for lunch or after work. I am very sensitive…