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Relationship Connect

How to Connect with Almost Anyone

All people are important, but many don't feel that way. People desperately want to feel valuable and you can help them. Something I've done for years is collect information on my friends, family, and co-workers "favorites".

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New Friendship

15 Ways Adults Can Make Friends

I’m often asked by clients for advice on how to make new friends. These are the 12 suggestions I give people to help them expand their support network.

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Meaningful Conversations

20 Questions to Ignite Meaningful Conversations

Powerful conversations have positively impacted my life. I long for them. While there are no guarantees, you can create an environment where meaningful discussions are more likely to occur. Great questions are a part of creating this environment.

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Adam's First Sky Dive. Growing my self-confidence.

18 Ways to Build Self-Confidence

I went sky diving for the first time in 2019. Tandem sky diving is great confidence builder, and a blast as well. Here are some other healthy ways to build your self-confidence.

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Critical Woman

How to Be Less Critical & More Encouraging

I can be critical of others. That’s been my strategy for staying safe. With clients and strangers, I’m usually positive and encouraging. With close friends and family, I can be negative. I don't want to get hurt again. Here are 5 relationship strategies helping me break this horrible habit.  

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Question Man Aha Moment

My 20 Favorite Questions to Ask Clients

People are longing for connection. Connecting at the heart level changes everything for the better. Human connection heals! As you prepare for interactions with your family, friends & co-workers, here are some questions that can strengthen bonds.

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Grateful woman

How to Be Grateful When Life Is Hard

EaIt's easy to find things to worry about and dread. Being grateful is much harder, yet ironically, our gratitude usually significantly more grounded in reality than our anxieties. So many things in life are outside our control, but one thing you can directly influence is your perspective.

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Positively Engaging Family & Friends Over the Holidays

Get out of the holidays what you want rather than disappointment. Here are 10 strategies that can help you positively engage family this year.

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Successfully Navigating Life Transitions

I've had some very dark days when I felt my life was totally falling apart. Things I thought could never happen, happened. Here are three essential actions that have helped me make it through tough life transitions.

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Happy Couple in Sunglasses. Woman Riding Piggyback.

7 Questions That Can Transform Your Relationship

Here are 7 great questions you can ask each other every week. Take just 15 – 30 minutes to discuss them. They can transform you relationship.

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