Always Improving, Always Content

Have you ever noticed how we humans tend to take on an all-or-nothing perspective when it comes to our own improvement? We’re either striving with perfectionist fervor to improve, at the cost of our own self-worth — or we’re so focused on being content right where we are that we reject opportunities for growth. This Read more about Always Improving, Always Content[…]

Five Things Your Partner With Anxiety Wants You To Know

If your partner has anxiety, sometimes it can be hard to understand. Things that wouldn’t stress you out make them feel overwhelmed, and your efforts to help, while well-intentioned, might not accomplish what you’re hoping. The most important thing is to talk about these issues, and ask your partner what works for them and what Read more about Five Things Your Partner With Anxiety Wants You To Know[…]

Why Your Partner’s Self Care Is Your Responsibility Too

So often we talk about self care, and the boundaries we need to set for ourselves. And don’t get me wrong — those are important things to discuss and should be a top priority in your life. But what about encouraging that kind of behavior for your partner? Part of being a loving partner is caring about Read more about Why Your Partner’s Self Care Is Your Responsibility Too[…]

Preparing For The Holidays: Settle For MORE

“There is more in us than we know if we could be made to see it; perhaps, for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less.” – Kurt Hahn We’re often told that we should be willing to settle for less at the holidays: less business, less consumerism, less money spent, less Read more about Preparing For The Holidays: Settle For MORE[…]

Gratitude Is An Investment

Gratitude is a powerful way to invest in your future — in what you want to see in the world. When I see clients with mind that is gracious and a heart that is giving, I notice that they are able to adjust stressful mindsets, and even mental health issues like anxiety and depression, much more quickly. When someone is focused Read more about Gratitude Is An Investment[…]

Harsh Startup Vs. Soft Startup

Did you know that if you have bulbs in your garden, you’re supposed to pull them out every fall — and replant them in the spring? If you leave them in the ground, they just grow into bulb clusters and eventually stop flowering altogether. There’s a lesson for relationships in this (of course there is, right?). Sometimes, Read more about Harsh Startup Vs. Soft Startup[…]