Communication

The Fastest Way To Grow Up

As infants, when we want something, we cry. As adolescents when we want something we rebel, sulk, or just keep asking. As adults when we want something we negotiate or fight. All of these behaviors are ways of exercising our power in an attempt to get what we want. But there is a better way . . . we can learn to embody the power of presence.
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General

How To Best Cope With The Holidays: Don’t Go Home

What would happen if you chose to create your own holiday this year and didn’t go home to your family? After all a “holiday” is supposed to be a festive time of no work. Does going home to your family of origin feel like a festive affair to you? Does it feel like “no work,” or is it actually a lot of work? If it feels like a lot of work, you’re not alone. Many people feel anxious or depressed around the holidays.
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Communication

The Myth of Unconditional Love

Do I love my husband unconditionally? HECK NO! But here’s the interesting thing. My husband is an amazing man. He is loving, kind, thoughtful, a great lover, brilliant at what he does, and makes good money. He is a therapist and teaches ReSpeak, helping couples to stop fighting and start loving each other.
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