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Intimacy
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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50 Excellent & Fun Relationship Building Questions

Here's a list of 50 of my favorite relationship building questions. Use this tool to build relationships at work, home, and with your friends. They work well for team meetings and family events. Enjoy!

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11 Fun Ice Breakers for Work & Social Events

Ice breakers, to start off a meeting, can make a positive difference. They can be used in person or during virtual team meetings (e.g. Zoom or MicroSoft Teams.

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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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12 Dating & Marriage Building Activities

A healthy marriage takes effort, but it’s well worth it, especially when you count the costs of divorce (financial, emotional, etc.). Here are 12 activities that can take your marriage from average to extraordinary.

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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 worthy and you can help them. Something I've done is collect information on my friends, family, and co-workers "favorites".

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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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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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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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Creating a Work Culture that’s Positive & Productive

Over the past 20 years as a therapist, trainer, and coach, I've helped over 2,000 families thrive, and over 250 companies improve their work culture. There are similarities between the healthiest companies and families. Here are three traits they have in common.

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