Gratitude: Your Secret to a Joyful Love Filled Life

Gratitude: Your Secret to a Joyful Love Filled Life

There is gratitude enough to fill every day if you choose to look for it. In fact, the act of looking for it can inspire you to find even more ways to be thankful. As it happens, Thanksgiving was this past week and is the inspiration for this blog. What makes...
The Danger of the 4 Horsemen in a Relationship

The Danger of the 4 Horsemen in a Relationship

What Happy Couples Know From the work of the foremost researcher on relationships, Dr. John Gottman comes the concept of the Four Horsemen of the apocalypse of a relationship. I first studied with John Gottman and the Gottman Institute in 2001 and I love his work....
The Truth About Integrity In Healthy Relationships

The Truth About Integrity In Healthy Relationships

I sum up what supports healthy relationships as integrity. That simple alignment of words and actions is your compass. It is the foundation for a durable emotional bank account. And, you play a vital role in the success of each relationship you choose. Integrity...
Building Trust in Healthy Relationships

Building Trust in Healthy Relationships

My best friend and I were recently chatting about what it takes to build trust in healthy relationships. Michele reminded me of a conversation that we had many years ago. We were spending a day together, going to the movies, having lunch, and hanging out. During our...
8 Questions to End Your Suffering

8 Questions to End Your Suffering

What if there were eight questions that would help you navigate suffering in your life? via GIPHY I imagine there are some people who feel they have never suffered, but I have not met any of them. Most people on this planet have experienced trials and tribulations on...
3 Ways Conscious Choices Empower You

3 Ways Conscious Choices Empower You

Feeling stuck? As if there are no alternatives. Lost on a highway with no exits and no turnarounds? This is the classic story of being trapped and disempowered. When you find yourself feeling like you have no choices at all, conscious or otherwise. Let’s dive in a...