How to fall in love daily

Photo by Fabrizio Verrecchia on Unsplash   I’ve been thinking a lot about my ex-boyfriend. What if I hadn’t broken up with him? What if we were still together? How might my life and relationship be different?   These were questions that came up in a coaching conversation recently. Not out of loneliness, but out of restlessness andContinue reading “How to fall in love daily”

Trust that he can take care of himself

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash   One of the most precious gifts of partnership is being able to care for one another, daily and in times of need. I do the cooking, he does the washing up. He’s got the flu, I put cool washcloths on his forehead and make him soup. I’ve got cramps, he fillsContinue reading “Trust that he can take care of himself”

Take responsibility for your own joy

Part 1 of How to Love Your Relationship NOW (even if you think it sucks)   Women thrive on pleasure. It’s like fuel to our souls. When a woman is happy, when a woman is in her joy, everyone around her feels it. The air around her feels lighter and brighter, and she brings everyoneContinue reading “Take responsibility for your own joy”

How to Love Your Relationship NOW: Intro

Photo by Isaac Benhesed on Unsplash   Welcome to How to Love Your Relationship NOW (even if you think it sucks). This is for you if you’re in a relationship and find yourself feeling restless, unsatisfied, annoyed, or regularly pondering jumping ship. Yet, there’s something keeping you in place and you’re not ready to give up just yet.  Continue reading “How to Love Your Relationship NOW: Intro”

You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

Decisions, decisions…   They can be both overwhelming and exciting, and if they’re big enough are usually accompanied with much discussion, research, and weighing of pros and cons. That’s all good, yet most of the time what determines whether or not we pull the trigger is the strength of our desire. Because you can findContinue reading “You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get”

The Power of An Apology

I’m sorry.   Those two words can mean the world to someone when said with deep sincerity.   Yet, we resist it all we can. We jump to our own defense. We justify our selfish actions and spiteful words in our minds and outloud. Anything to feel right and make someone else wrong.   AndContinue reading “The Power of An Apology”

3 Keys to Loving Life in 2017

How are you feeling as 2016 is coming to a close? Dying for it to be over? Excited for the New Year? Dreading the New Year?   I know 2016 was a rough one on a global level. It was pretty challenging for me too, but even in the midst of the chaos I experiencedContinue reading “3 Keys to Loving Life in 2017”

It’s Time to Celebrate Your Inner Weirdo

The other day I was catching up with a good friend, and we found ourselves laughing hysterically about the stress and anxiety she feels daily over her white kitchen cabinets.   That’s right. Her kitchen cabinets.   Why, you may ask, would such an innocuous subject be the source of so much anguish? Doesn’t sheContinue reading “It’s Time to Celebrate Your Inner Weirdo”

What are you trying to prove?

Lately I’m noticing that many people are on a constant unconscious quest to prove exactly the opposite of what they want to be true. There’s a tendency to stack up all the evidence that supports the belief that you suck, that you’re broke, that it’s not working, that the world is a dangerous place…  Continue reading “What are you trying to prove?”

Birthday Wishes

It was my 37th birthday on Sunday! Of course this had me reflecting on the past 37 years and asking what it is that I’m taking with me into this new year of my life. The same theme keeps popping up over and over again, and here it is. When something doesn’t feel right – when you feelContinue reading “Birthday Wishes”