In the Eyes of the Beholder

In the Eyes of the Beholder

Seeing things through new eyes. Charlie: Many of us toss around the notion of “the truth” as though there is an incontestable, objective “reality” and that we know what it…

Making Romance Last Part 2

Making Romance Last Part 2

What allows some couples to keep romance alive? Linda: Novelty is characterized by newness, freshness, unconventionality, unfamiliarity, difference, imaginativeness, creativity, and innovation. It is a habit of happy couples to…

Making Romance Last Part 1

Making Romance Last Part 1

Growth happens in the discomfort zone. Linda: Enlarging our comfort zone is good for us as individuals and terrific for us as a couple. Our life becomes more interesting and…

Sublime Stretching

Sublime Stretching

Stretching into our partner’s world. Linda: In their best selling book on negotiation, Getting to Yes, Fisher, Ury and Patton explain “The ability to see the situation as the other…

In the Belly of the Beast

In the Belly of the Beast

Spaciousness Linda: Milarepa was a sage in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition who lived long ago. Legend has it that one day at the end of a long and exhausting pilgrimage…