Relationship Decisions = Risk vs Benefits

Before you make a decision and determine how this decision will affect your and your partner’s lives, pause and consider the logic of what you are telling yourself. Think of this decision as being significant –- write the pluses and the minuses and weigh the outcome....

Stress is an emotional response

Stress is an emotional response based on a mental interpretation of an event. Living in the past creates stress. Think in terms of NOW and what I am capable of doing to change the situation to be more calming and productive. Evaluate the situation using facts vs...

Listening to Really Hear Your Partner

Sometimes we are so busy listening that we do not truly hear what the other person is saying. Learn to hear what the other person is saying and attend to how significant it is to them. Listen without dismissing based on your wants and needs. We may believe what our...

Converting Grief into Peace

Grief is an altered state of consciousness that we have experienced sometime in our lives. It is a natural response to loss of someone or something that we have attached affection and a belief that we cannot or do not want to live without. Grief is different from...

Move to calmness

Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. It is a feeling of fear or dread about what is to come from any imagined event. Examples: The first day of school, a job interview, giving a speech, meeting a new person, etc. It may be a big event or a buildup of...