Tag Archives: family

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late: The Priceless Time With Parents

Charles F. Kettering said, “We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.” I don’t know about you, but I don’t agree with that statement. Yes we can be concerned about the future, but it is far more important to really live this oneContinue Reading

Who Do You Love Most – Your Dog Or …?

That may seem like a stupid question.  But it is one worth considering, isn’t it? If you don’t have a dog, but have a cat or horse or pet tarantula, the same applies.  If you don’t have a pet, I invite you to play along with me anyway. Maybe the pet you can’t live withoutContinue Reading

Celebration Time For You, Isn’t It?

“We’re curious to know how you have celebrated the great work you’re doing?” This is a typical question we ask when we are working with coaching clients (individuals or couples). The typical response is, “What do you mean by celebrate?” I don’t know about you, but for us, it can be too easy to get caught upContinue Reading

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

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

Christmas & Stress

Does it do it to you? Christmas schedules can be hectic -  parties, concerts, get-togethers, and…!  It can be a heck of a lot of fun.  But, it can also lead to stress when you and your life-partner have not done a good job of aligning and discussing your schedules. Why not do something nowContinue Reading

Trust in your relationship

My Partner Doesn’t Trust Me! In our coaching sessions with couples, we hear the above statement regularly.   Or, for those who are a bit more aware of their own part in the relationship, the question they ask is this, “How can I make my partner trust me?” Trust is the foundation of any relationship, whetherContinue Reading