Triangulation – Let’s Not Talk Directly, Shall We?

What keeps us from - Speaking directly? Taking responsibility for our choices, actions, and words? Confronting difficult situations? In a word, anxiety. We're afraid of the pain - getting hurt, hurting; being blamed, [...]

2019-02-18T17:11:50-07:00October 28th, 2018|Communication, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

How to Know if You or Someone You Know is Being Abused

When I'm first getting acquainted with a client, the subject of abuse often comes up. When I ask, "Do you feel you are being abused?", often I hear, "Oh, no, well . [...]

2019-02-18T17:16:05-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Communication, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

You Know What You Deserve

You know what you deserve in your relationships. Learn the three absolutely essential ingredients needed for healthy, satisfying, and flourishing professional AND personal relationships. Warning - this information will challenge you to [...]

2018-07-25T18:00:08-06:00July 8th, 2018|Communication, Couples Counseling, Parenting, Relationships|

Why are Some People Just So Charming?

Do you ever wonder what that "magic" is that causes some people to attract others so easily to themselves?  We describe them as charming, personable, or magnetic. Do you ever question why you're [...]

Five Lessons Learned From the Geese

Yesterday morning I attended a presentation, hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, on matching resources with needs at a global level.  With newly developed technology and international networking, churches, charities, [...]

Four Agreements That Would Transform the Political Landscape

Today I completed my mail-in ballot for 2016.  I'm kind of a political junkie, so I was informed about the candidates.  I researched the judges and studied the pros and cons of [...]

How to Ignite the Results You Want

Last weekend I attended “Believe – the Ultimate Business Conference for Women” in Kansas City, MO. With over 1,000 women (and a handful of wise men) and 18 energetic, wildly successful, authentic, [...]

What Is the ‘Q’ in LGBTQ? And Other Interesting Things to Know About Sex

Our global experience and understanding of sexuality – in an amazing kaleidoscope of diversity - has been transformed in the past century. What was once condemned, feared, misunderstood, hidden, or denied is now [...]

Be Our Gift

There’s nothing like a quiet breakaway to the mountains – away from the stimulating adrenaline rush of the city. The fresh, crisp air, the majesty of trees, rocks, streams, lakes, flowers, birds, [...]

Are You Just Being Too Sensitive?

“You’re just being too sensitive.”  Perhaps. Often, however, these words are spoken by someone who’s actually . . . frustrated or afraid of your pain (or your anger). I’ve observed we have a tendency to [...]