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A little spot on the internet where I share My thoughts on life, family, personal health and relationships.

Why Are You Doing the Things You Don’t Want To Do?

Have you ever held a beach ball under water? It’s exhausting. It takes so much energy to hold it down even though you know that, eventually, the ball will pop up and out of the water. The same is true when you aren’t being true to yourself. You struggle to keep your feelings, ideas, thoughts,...

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Stop Fondling Your Story and Start Writing Your Happy Ending

Did someone hurt you? Have your dreams been crushed? Were you on the track to the perfect fairy tale life until your world fell apart?   Don’t let this “plot twist” become your new life story.

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If You Don’t Like the Ending of Your Story, Write a New Chapter

I wanted to get a divorce. But, I told myself it would ruin my kids’ lives.  I couldn’t afford it.  My family would think I was a failure.  Everyone would judge me.  My husband would make my life a living hell if I left. I wanted to change careers and do what I loved instead...

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Giving Our Children A Home, Away From Home

Our children shed their childhood in layers, so quickly, so subtly, that we hardly notice it’s happening. We turn away, and try not to look at these hard, cold facts of reality, busying ourselves with the daily routines of life: laundry, cooking and errands. But if we look deeply, we can see that we are...

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Spring Clean Your Life

De-Cluttering Your Life from the Outside-In   What do you think of when you hear the words, “spring cleaning?” Vacuuming the dust bunnies under the bed? Scrubbing the baseboards with Pine Sol? Have you ever thought about taking it one step further? Not just washing down the bricks and mortar, but cleaning and restoring every...

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The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems and How to Solve Them

According to Dr. John Gottman, there are four incredibly common marital conflicts couples experience regularly: technology, money, work stress and household chores. But here’s the good news: they’re all completely figure-out-able. Today, we’re going to dive deep into each of these common issues and discover ways to overcome them.

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The Toxic Cycle Every Couple Falls For (Here’s How to Stop It in Its Tracks)

If you’re currently in a committed relationship, you might think the biggest bone of contention between the two of you is unique. And although the nitty-gritty details may look different from another couple, the truth is, most relationship coaches don’t actually need the specifics to understand what’s really going on in your relationship.

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Help! I’m Extremely Jealous and Insecure in My Relationship—How Can I Stop?

We all want to be loved. So, when we think we’ve found the one, it’s normal to let fear creep in to prepare us for the worst-case scenario. And while fear itself isn’t necessarily a bad thing, problems can certainly arise if you let insecurity take the wheel more often than not. Here’s how to...

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Face Uncomfortable Fits: How to Change Your Mindset to Create Positive Outcomes

Mindsets, or the way people are naturally predisposed to think, are powerful. They can control, persuade, and hold people back from doing things in life. There is good news, however: You have the power to stop this madness. Here’s how…

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Don’t Do What Makes Sense, Do What Feels Right

Last year, my oldest daughter graduated from college and immediately landed a great-paying job with a huge company. But deep down, she knew in her gut that she was on the wrong path. So, instead of doing what she thought she should do, she finally did what felt right—and amazing things happened…

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