Why Is Checking In So Important?

Linda: What is it that extraordinarily happy couples are doing? One of the important things that they are doing is checking in. Checking in is taking a brief break from the many competing urgencies of our day to first check inside to see what we are experiencing,



The Transformative Power of Suffering

Linda: Life is sometimes difficult. We don’t get what we want, and we get a lot of what we don’t want.


The Bandwagon Effect

Are we going to think for ourselves?

Linda: The bandwagon effect is a psychological phenomenon whereby people do something primarily because other people are doing it,


Black Belt Listening

LindaHappy couples are skilled in the art of attentive listening. They allow themselves to be penetrated by each other’s words and feelings. They don’t simply receive the information but are informed by it,


Forgiveness Part 3

In our previous blog, we wrote about Monica’s experience in recovering from past childhood wounds that left her scarred and wounded. Monica knew that if she were to ever be healed from those painful experiences,


Beware the Dangers of FOMO Part 1

I’ve known my friend David (not his real name) for over twenty years and we’ve always gotten along well. That’s probably, at least in part due to the fact that we share a lot of common interests and values.