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The 3 Biggest Myths About Romantic Relationship

The 3 Biggest Myths About Romantic Relationship

We all grew up reading fairy tales about living happily ever after with our prince or princess charming. We dreamed and longed for the one true love that would bring us eternal happiness. As Snow White tells us, “The birds will sing and wedding bells will ring someday when my dreams come true.”

Developing Good Relationships in Life

Developing Good Relationships in Life

Habit: An acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. The important words in this definition are acquired and almost involuntary. Let me ask you a question. When is the last time you sat down and said to yourself, "Today I am going to add a new habit to my life?" I would venture to guess that you have probably never said those words.

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Why Body Image Matters In Online Dating

Would you love to find the love of your life online? Are you uncomfortable in your own skin? Do you tell yourself that body type doesn't matter because you'll make a man fall in love with your personality online, and by the time you meet in person, the fact that you're overweight won't matter to him? If so, here's the straight truth.

Embracing Sadness:  A Love Letter to Real Life and Coping

Embracing Sadness: A Love Letter to Real Life and Coping

It happens weekly. Clients consult me about sadness, ranging in intensity from fleeting to overwhelming. They say that they are sick, and they tell me they want meds "to take the sadness away..."   Will someone please tell me how and when sadness, even when it is overwhelming, means you need meds?  Will someone please tell me when sadness, even overwhelming sadness, began to be labeled as sickness?

Relationship Trouble? Discover the Perfection of Imperfection

Relationship Trouble? Discover the Perfection of Imperfection

WHO’S REALLY PUSHING YOUR BUTTONS? The people who trigger our fear, guilt, shame, anger and frustration resemble our early caregivers. If your primary caregiver often ignored you or your needs and acted like your purpose was to make their life easier, it’s likely that you still attract people with a narcissistic personality. Even if you have a loving partner, you may attract professional colleagues who are self-centered and take advantage of you.

What Will Your Child’s Story Be?

What Will Your Child’s Story Be?

Lately much of my work as a life coach has been focused on helping parents to find a healthy balance between helicopter parenting and “forget it, do whatever you want” parenting.  As evidenced by the slightly crazed look in parent’s eyes when I suggest that they are hovering, finding that balance is a tough one.  I struggle with it with my own three children yet one pervasive thought helps me stay on the ‘hold on loosely’ end of the parenting spectrum; the story my children will tell about themselves when they are old enough to venture out on their