Tag Archives: relationships

Mini-session: Why You’re A Relationship Failure (and why we all are)

Why relationships don’t work? Lack of awareness of unconscious beliefs that contribute to unhealthy dynamics. Lack of understanding on what healthy relationships look like, how they’re built, how they’re sustained, and how to transition from chemical “love” to mature love. Misunderstanding about desire, attraction, and the danger of being addicted to the novelty of love […]

The Problem With Modern Relationships (And The Bad Advice You Get)

Insight, mutuality, emotional regulation. This Ted Talk breaks down 3 important elements for healthy relationships. https://youtu.be/gh5VhaicC6g In my couples sessions and the teaching I do I refer to all of this under the umbrella of “emotional literacy”. Often the work we do is about teaching people to prioritize work in this area and work on trying to […]

How To Use Tough Times To Get Stronger

So we know that tough times happen. Struggle is inevitable. It’s life – bad things are going to happen. Financial setbacks, health issues, loss and grief. Stress in general – not just in January, but all year round. During the last 2 weeks of January there is noted decreased resiliency as a result of post-holiday […]

4 Ways To Improve Your Relationships And Create Depth

We have become really good at being really shallow. We flit around connecting more electronically from behind screens than we do in person. We don’t make eye contact. We don’t hold eye contact. We don’t touch each other. Handshakes are weak and flimsy. We step back to keep our distance. Whatever the current quota for […]

How To Stop Attracting The Wrong People Into Your Life

We already know how important it is to have healthy, likeminded people in your life. The power of influence that your “tribe” can have in your life. People that we’re close to impact us – on an emotional, mental, and even physical level. Our nervous systems attune to others. This process of attunement begins moments […]

How To Create Connection And Improve Your Relationships

We have become really good at being really shallow. We flit around connecting more electronically from behind screens than we do in person. We don’t make eye contact. We don’t hold eye contact. We don’t touch each other. Handshakes are weak and flimsy. We step back to keep our distance. This is how we treat […]

Three Areas We Shrink In Our Lives and How to Reclaim Them

As we get older, adulting – being focused on following the path of expectations, school, career, marriage and/or family – can cause us to shrink. We take the vision and energy and excitement we had for our lives when we were young and narrow it to be reasonable, to attain certain goals, reach important milestones […]