1. Holidays and Relationships

    Holidays and Relationships; Relationships and the Holidays, will your experience be positive or negative? Talk about what you each prioritize and how you each feel about the options. If there are more activities than you can imagine, decide together when to respond, "Thank you so…Read More

  2. Long Term Relationship?

    Long Term Relationship? Couples, if you are serious about the relationship, answer a few questions, Long Term Relationship, or no Do each of our families welcome the other? Does each family support the relationship? If we choose to invest more deeply in this relationship, would …Read More

  3. Critical Communication skills, good Relationships

    Critical communication skills,  good relationships. Almost all couples who come for counseling request help with communication. They may have other presenting problems, but inevitably almost all desire improved communication. This is an area in life that needs to improve for all…Read More

  4. Mindfulness, Developing Mindsight

    Mindsight, and Mindfulness Mindfulness, developing mindsight; Daniel Siegel has written many books explaining the connection between attachment and nueroscience. This blog represents a few of his concepts from his recent publication Mindsight; //www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?ur…Read More

  5. Relationship Addiction Red Flags

    Relationship Addiction Red Flags Relationship addiction develops when a person enmeshes self-identity with an unhealthy need for connection and relationship. All types of relationships have the capacity to cross this line and become addictive, family or friends, romantic or non-r…Read More

  6. Codependent Relationships

    Codependency and bad relationships; I have to fix people to be loved Codependent relationships; Many codependent people have a deeper belief that if they are not helping people get better they have no value.This is different than enjoying being helpful, or being fulfilled by bein…Read More

  7. Conflict Resolution

    Conflict Resolution; Find the Source of our "Buttons" Our experiences, following emotional injury the pain of the experience is in our memory and we have an area of sensitivity. If something in the present reminds us of the past experience, (any sense) that button gets pushed. Ou…Read More

  8. RELATIONSHIP TIPS; Who Pushed Your Button?

    The Source of our "Buttons" Our experiences, following emotional injury the pain of the experience is in our memory and we have an area of sensitivity. If something in the present reminds us of the past experience, (any sense) that button gets pushed. Our brains, we are each wire…Read More

  9. De-Stress Your Job

    Coping with Stress, Jobs, and learning to De-Stress Explore your own unique ways to bring a playful attitude into your work and you will find improved health, and less stress. When your perspective at work is lighter, and playful when appropriate, you will overcome blocks that st…Read More

  10. SELF-CARE TIPS

    The term “co-dependent” has been around for quite some time, it is “a tendency to behave in overly passive or excessively caretaking ways that negatively impact one’s relationships and quality of life.” When our actions are codependent, we usually put our needs at a low…Read More

  11. Codependency

    The term “co-dependent” has been around for quite some time, it (codependency) is “a tendency to behave in overly passive or excessively care-taking ways that negatively impact one’s relationships and quality of life.” When our actions are codependent, we usually put ou…Read More

  12. SELF-CARE TIPS

    Blaming others is casting yourself in the role of victim. This is a straight shot to pain, disappointment and ineffectiveness. This misguided attitude minimizes your ability to live a fruitful, powerful and rewarding life. It restricts your options, blocks your ability to make yo…Read More