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|

Intelligent Action – Prevent Being a Victim By Reclaiming Your Power

How does taking full, complete responsibility for your every thought, feeling, choice, action, and reaction change your life? When you blame others or outside circumstances, you give up your ability to make change. [...]

2018-08-14T14:35:22-06:00August 16th, 2018|Coping Skills, Relationships, Self Worth|

Living Your Life From the Director’s Chair – Stop the Blame Game

Life is sometimes unfair.  Bad things do happen to good people.  Injustice happens.  When this occurs - and it does to all of us - we understandably feel anger, hurt, frustration, and helplessness. [...]

2018-08-08T11:21:01-06:00August 14th, 2018|Relationships|

When Is a Ship Better Than a Raft?

In case you haven’t noticed, life can be difficult.  Perhaps your life is difficult right now. No one is exempt.  No one. There is one thing you need to know in order [...]

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 [...]

FREED from Stuck! Dare to Cross the Bridge Beyond Grief, Trauma, and Self-Sabotage to Discover Lasting Change Now

Have you been wondering why you keep getting passed-up for that big promotion at work? Why do you start a new diet or exercise routine only to find it ending before it [...]