6 Words That Can Change Your Life

6 Words That Can Change Your Life

Linda: One afternoon’s back-to-back appointments demonstrated that different individuals can need strikingly different things in order to feel loved. In the first session, Claire sobbed that she didn’t feel loved…



11 Tips for Conflict Management

11 Tips for Conflict Management

Differences don’t have to turn into conflict. Linda: It’s an old saying, but it’s still true, that when it comes to relationships: “differences are inevitable, but conflict is optional.” Differences…



The Sandwich

The Sandwich

An effective communication technique. Linda: Sandwich is defined as an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other filling between them, eaten as a…



Are We Mismatched?

Are We Mismatched?

And how do I find out? Linda: There really are some mismatched pairs. I am remembering a woman I saw for counseling after a breakup. She had fallen in love…



Creative Synthesis

Creative Synthesis

Linda: I first heard this story at a Peace Conference in Dubrovnic, Croatia when Johan Galtung was speaking about being called in to do a consultation with government representatives of…