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At Home Date Night Ideas
Getting out of the house isn’t a requirement for a great date night. Being creative and using what you already have is not only practical, it can also be exciting. Relationships are built on trust and vulnerability, but they are also about friendship and fun. Getting playful makes date time more exciting. When leaving the house isn’t an option,Continue reading “At Home Date Night Ideas”
Make the Holiday Season More Meaningful
Use my FREE guide to make this holiday season more meaningful. Create shared values, set expectations, learn how to set and maintain boundaries, and create new traditions.
Perfectionism and How it Impacts Our Life
There is a constant demand for authenticity in a culture that strives for perfection. I don’t think these two things can coexist… in fact, I believe that perfection doesn’t exist. In a recent post I describe perfection as a mirage. Perfection is like a Mirage that we see when we’re in crisis in the hotContinue reading “Perfectionism and How it Impacts Our Life”
To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?
Helping our children recognize and understand their feelings is a full time job. When boredom strikes it’s no different. A common response to hearing, “Mom! I’m bored!” might be to offer solutions to the boredom, or list out a bunch of ideas that might cure your child of this boredom. In the least, these ideasContinue reading “To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?”
Explore Values with Your Kids
In my Podcast, Pineapple, Orange, Banana, I discuss the topic of Values. Exploring values with kids can be fascinating because kids often cut through the B.S. of adult thinking and get straight to the point. Their insight and honesty can help us identify with our inner child and explore the things we truly believe inContinue reading “Explore Values with Your Kids”
Is My Instagram Feed Exploiting Me?
I started to ask myself, “If I post on Instagram am I exploiting people?”
Find Your “Bubble of Love”
Over the past five days I have been at a conference in Washington D.C. with thousands of therapists, psychologists, social workers, and helping people. In person and online we joined together at the Psychotherapy Network Symposium. It was extra special to be in the company of my fantastic co-workers and supervisor. Last year was transformative,Continue reading “Find Your “Bubble of Love””
What Does Your Fear Mean?
Understanding your fears (what you think, feel, and how you behave) is the first step in changing behavior that leads to less suffering.
The Unicorn Cupcake: A Recipe For Communicating Feelings and Needs
This recipe is a magical tool you can use to communicate with your family, friends, coworkers, partner, and even strangers who get invade your space.