Tag Archives: couples communication

What Does Happiness Mean? And Are You?

My dog, Jack, bounds onto the step, tail wagging wildly as I step outside.  “Want to come   along for a ski?” His legs become springs and he explodes straight up in the air – he can look me in the eye. Then he tears off down the trail scooping snow in his mouth.  IContinue Reading

Valentine’s Day? Oohh, You Won’t Do THAT, Will You?

Next to Christmas and Halloween, Valentine’s Day is the biggest money maker of the year for retailers.  Billions of dollars are spent on influential marketing, which turns into sales volumes exponential to those marketing efforts. All for gifts for one single day. I’m not opposed to gift giving.  In fact, I believe that giving giftsContinue Reading

Trust: Are You Building – Or Destroying?

A key concept in many of my keynote presentations is “Trust.” And with coaching clients, trust is always at the root of their challenges and also a big part of the solutions they choose. Trust is a foundational concept of life and is the most critical and delicate component in any relationship. In presentations, IContinue Reading

One Thing for Romance

When life gets hectic, romance is often the first thing to fall away. Would that be true for you? You know how it goes – hectic all day and when you finally get home, it’s a quick bite of supper and off to more meetings or flop on the couch in front of the tubeContinue Reading

Relationship Tips

Carol and I had the extreme honour to present “Romance Your Business And Life” to an amazing group of women at the Millionaire Woman Club, an event organized by Debra Kasowski. Here’s a short video Debra filmed that I’m sure you’ll enjoy. I challenge you to apply these Relationhship Tips. Which one are you goingContinue Reading

Shared Experiences

What do you do together – the two of you? If you don’t create shared, or common experiences, what is it doing to the quality of your relationship? So, the question again, what common experiences are you going to create TODAY? And what do you suggest/recommend other couples do to bring their relationship closer together?Continue Reading

How to slow down in life

Do You Ever Backpaddle in Your Relationship? Life can seem really hectic at times – rushing here, rushing there, plowing through the day.  Ever experience that? It’s worth the effort to backpaddle, slow down and enjoy the ride.  Check out this metaphor. When are you going to do it? Do you have strategies for slowingContinue Reading

Unload Stress – Do A Brain-Dump

Sometimes life can seem so hectic.  Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Studies indicate that a persistent feeling of “overwhelmedness”  leads to all kinds of physical, mental, and social disorders – dis-ease.  I don’t want any of that, do you? Here’s how to unload stress by getting all of that stuff off your heart and mind.Continue Reading

Accountability in Speech

Accountability – Hmmm? Accountability is a buzz word that we all hear, use, and know about.  But do you truly apply it, especially in your speech? This is not meant to be an English lesson.  However,  are there ways to design your sentences in a way that is accountable, and so they don’t push other’sContinue Reading

Do One Thing

Do you want to improve your relationship with your life-partner?  Even just a bit? You don’t need to buy anything or go anywhere.  All you need to do is ONE thing today.  Just for today, do one nice thing for your partner.  Do just one thing that shows you care.  Do just one thing thatContinue Reading