Use Metaphors As Motivators

Unconsciously, most of us use metaphors – they seem to be natural in our English language.  Why not use them consciously to get the results you really want in your relationship? What is a metaphor?  According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea, which… Read more »

Effective Communication for Couples

Effective communication is a HUGE topic, especially for couples. Be honest here. How effective is YOUR communication? The quality of your relationship (happiness, joy, satisfaction, fulfillment) depends on it. Join us to talk about some communication basics. Guaranteed, we’ll have many episodes that explore this. Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you are notified of each… Read more »

Value Of A Relationship Vision

Imagine… Imagine it is 20, 30, 40 years from now. What do you want your relationship with your spouse/partner to look like, sound like, & feel like. There is huge attracting value in taking the time to create your bright, compelling relationship vision. Let’s chat about it, shall we? Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you… Read more »

Accountability In Your Relationship Is Critical

Accountability, especially in your relationship with yourself and your spouse/partner, is critical. Let’s have a chat about it in this episode of the podcast series “Relationships By Design.” Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you are notified of each episode.

The Heart Of Relationships

Join us for the first in a Podcast series called “Relationships By Design.” Grab a coffee (or your favourite beverage), put on the headphones and enjoy The Heart of Relationships. Subscribe to Spotify or Apple Podcasts so you ensure you are notified of each episode.

Play Big In Your Relationship

Day after day, week after week – the same routine. That’s OK, however, the joy in life comes when you play big in your relationship. What about you? Ever withheld from your partner bigger ideas, dreams, and passions, for fear of judgements, criticism, and even rejection? We challenge you to play bigger, fail faster, learn… Read more »

Anger: A Curse Or An Ally

A story from long time ago when anger was not my ally.  I wish I’d have known how to deal effectively with anger. It was a teenage party at a public campground. Joking and laughing around a campfire. My best friend, Tim, dropped his empty beer bottle on the ground and stomped on it, breaking… Read more »

Emotional Awareness: A life-changer

Emotional awareness?  Or more specifically, what are you feeling right now? You may be thinking, “It doesn’t really matter what I’m feeling.  It’s what I’m doing that is most important.” I believe most of us experience life backwards.  We do activities, experience situations, hear conversations, and allow those things to “make” us feel whatever we’re… Read more »

Conflict In Our Relationship? It’s A Good Thing

You might be thinking, “No, Dan, conflict is NOT a good thing.  We don’t want conflict in our relationship.  Conflict is hard work and it tears us apart.” I understand. Whether we’re coaching with a couple, I’m coaching with an executive, or in Communication Excellence training with a corporate team, reducing conflict is often one… Read more »

Commitment To Your Relationship: Close The Escape Hatch – NOW

I invite you to be totally honest with yourself.  On a scale from 1 to 10, what is your commitment to your relationship now – to make it thrive, no matter what (1 means not committed at all, and 10 means totally in)? My perception from watching what happens with couples in society, and with… Read more »