Setting Standards for Your Relationship

Setting Standards for Your Relationship I was recently talking with a client who’s been married for over fifteen years and has been unhappy most of that time. She married in her early twenties and admits that she was second-guessing the relationship from the start. Before she met her husband, she hadn’t met a man who [...]

A Healthy Relationship Doesn’t Drag You Down

A Healthy Relationship Doesn’t Drag You Down During this month’s theme of growth, I’m asking you to get outside of your comfort zone and inside your heart to answer some challenging questions about the health of your romantic relationship. Why? Because if you’re not happy with it, until you face the truth of what’s going [...]

Learning How to Fall in Love With Yourself

Learning How to Fall in Love With Yourself This month, we’ve been focusing on the various forms of love and how the quality of your life and relationships improves as you choose to focus on love as much as possible. We ALL want to feel love in our lives – it’s the common thread in [...]

Feeling Guilty About Valentine’s Day?

Feeling Guilty About Valentine’s Day? With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, it’s difficult to ignore the extra focus on romantic love. This can be a good thing…if you’re feeling loveable and loving. But if you’re feeling disconnected and unfulfilled in your romantic relationship, Valentine’s Day might be a celebration you’d rather avoid. I [...]

Dreading Valentine’s Day?

Dreading Valentine’s Day? (podcast included) Here we are again...in the month February. It’s been coined as “the month of love”, and just like magic, romance is in the air and people are celebrating their love for each other. A bit silly, isn’t it? Don’t get me wrong...I love the idea of celebrating love! But I [...]

The Inside Out Approach to Change

The Inside Out Approach to Change Whew...we’ve been touching on some serious topics this month, haven’t we?: Getting clear on where your relationship is going and who the right partner is for you. How to focus your time, energy and attention on building the new instead of fighting the old. And, of course, the need [...]

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the NEW Wow – we’re already at the end of 2016! It’s crazy how quickly time seems to pass, isn’t it?! When the circumstances of our lives and relationships are going well, many of us want time to slow down so we can savor the goodness as long as [...]

Love is the Light of Your Soul

Love is the Light of Your Soul In the midst of a holiday season designed for love, light and celebration, many of us wind up feeling exhausted from spending too much time, energy and money on the ‘Hallmark idea’ of what a perfect holiday season should be. While the sentiment is appreciated, trying to make [...]

Open the Door to a Better Life

Open the Door to a Better Life This month’s theme of gratitude has given you a lot of food for thought, and I hope you found it as enjoyable as a Thanksgiving meal :-). I gave you ideas to ponder, exercises to implement, and even challenged you to find appreciation for the painful lessons you’ve [...]

The Person You Are Today

The Person You Are Today Have you ever thought about what made you the person you are today? Our lives are shaped by every experience we have, from the time we are born all the way up until the present moment. Some of your experiences may feel like wonderful adventures, while others may feel like [...]