Some Resources For Stress

Some Resources For Stress

Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash I don’t know about you, but this year just keeps on giving…me stress and anxiety. I have really felt it lately, especially in Oregon, where we have been contending with unprecedented fires! I’m actually getting weary of hearing...
Sunday Brunch Quarantine Style

Sunday Brunch Quarantine Style

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Quarantine has forced most of us the world over inside for far longer than we’re used to. Certain milestones and events seem light years away! For me and my family, a weekend brunch has always been a special way to celebrate and...
Loneliness and Self-Esteem

Loneliness and Self-Esteem

Photo by Joshua Newton on Unsplash This year has been tough for everyone — I know I’m certainly feeling it. Take a minute to check in with yourself. How are you feeling? Is there a chance you’re feeling more lonely? For some people, the answer to this question is...
Rebuilding Trust In Your Relationship

Rebuilding Trust In Your Relationship

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash A breach of trust can come in many forms. Whether it’s hiding certain financial decisions, emotional or physical affairs, a gambling habit, or other addiction — when you discover something negative about your partner it can be...
The Joy In Going Outside!

The Joy In Going Outside!

Photo by Atanas Malamov on Unsplash COVID has been stressful, but there’s still one thing we can do: Walking. Nature. Enjoying the outdoors. I have made it a point to be in nature at least once a week, and it has been a delight. Finding remote trails to walk on...
Spontaneity of Summer

Spontaneity of Summer

Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse on Unsplash With the way 2020 has been so far, summer activities are incredibly difficult to plan. How can we plan a getaway three months from now when we really have no idea what the world or COVID will look like three months from now? It...
Sweet Summertime!

Sweet Summertime!

I always think of summertime as family reunion time — but how can you have a reunion with social distancing? It might mean it looks different this summer, but it doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected to your families.

Compromise Conversations

Compromise Conversations

Photo by Jack Finnigan on Unsplash Our last blog was about UNDERSTANDING, but how do you actually come to a compromise? How can you come to a compromise without letting go of your core need? The Gottmans discussed this on their website and they advocate for...