Catch and Release as a Powerful Way to Live Life

Catch and Release as a Powerful Way to Live Life

Have you ever been fly-fishing? For me, fly-fishing is the most meditative type of fishing. Standing hip-deep in a stream, feeling the current move against you, feeling the sun on your face and the breeze tickling your hair against your cheek, working the rod, back...
6 Crucial Thoughts You Need to StoryJack Now

6 Crucial Thoughts You Need to StoryJack Now

I don’t know why, but this year feels important, I am filled with possibilities. Maybe it’s a story I tell myself each year, and so it has become part of my New Year story. And, frankly, I like it. What if I said to you that the choice between your hopeful...
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...