Often the reason we know we need relationship help is that our parents, or other authority figures, fitted us out with “fearing aids” that get in the way of healthy relationships! We need to know how to turn them down when they are not needed. Of course, we also need to tune them in when…
Sometimes we try living up to the expectations of others. Sometimes, we settle for what falls in our laps. But the title of this blog post says it all and you’ll find great questions to ask yourself in it. Take some time for reflection on what you are “made” to do.
We are not here to have people like us. If that were our primary reason for living, we would be contorting ourselves in multiple ways to accommodate each person in our lives. Many folks are actually doing just that. Are you?
Clear boundaries are a keystone to any successful relationship – at home, at work or at play. Knowing what you’re comfortable with, what your non-negotiables are, and how far you’re prepared to compromise will help you and the person you’re relating to know where things stand and how to communicate accordingly.
It’s the little things that can both let us know when peace is eluding us and when we are encroaching on another’s peace. Here’s a good example that happenes way too frequently. Read on.
The old adage about blooming where you’re planted gets an upgrade in this blog post. Plant where and what you want to bloom. Here’s some insights why is is essential. Read on…
Relationship is simply not about the money, yet money is a major cause of divorce. Now is the time to find ways to improve and enhance your relationship. In this blog, it’s all about ones that don’t cost a cent. Read on. It could save your relationship.
Have you examined the alignment between what you say you value and what you are currently doing? This blog post with the story of John will help you clarify that. Read on…
Anger is healthy. It’s how its expressed that is problematic. Here are a few insights into why it is essential to learn anger management skills if you care about your life and your relationships. Read on….
It’s impossible to shake hands with a clenched fist but that is sometimes what we metaphorically do. Here’s a few insights that will help unclench and undo….read on.