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Life Coaching and Counseling
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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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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Healing After a Divorce

12 Tips for Healing After a Divorce

I still feel sad and try and hide the fact that my marriage ended in 2017. As a family therapist, I never thought I could end up divorced. These last 5 years, while I've struggled to heal and move on, I've also learned many valuable lessons.

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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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Thriving Marriage

A Secret to Creating a Healthy & Thriving Marriage

Have you ever wondered what makes a marriage thrive? Have you ever wanted to know how to take your marriage from “good” to “great”? The happiest married couples do some things differently. 

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relationship mistakes

13 Relationship Mistakes Married and Dating Couples Make

Frequently I sit down with married or seriously dating couples in turmoil. I see the same conflicts again and again. Many relationship problems can be avoided if couples have, and apply, the right information and use the right tools. Here are some pitfalls to avoid.

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Healthy Relationships

Skills for Successful Relationships

Most people have anxiety in close relationships at times. Learn about 3 tools that can help take the anxiety out of your relationships at work and at home.

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10 Great Dates You Can Have at Home

Going on a traditional gate (e.g. dinner and expensive activity) date can be expensive. You have fun dating options available at home for free. Think of dating as a chance to build your friendship with your spouse. Here are some great dating at home ideas that are basically free.

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Happy young couple prepare to start the race

Keep Your Marriage Healthy with a Weekly Date

Do you want to have a winning marriage or a mediocre one? Are you running the race of marriage to thrive or are you just trying to survive? Just surviving is not only stressful, but it's depressing. Put in the effort to win.

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