Tag Archives: relationships

fix

Resist The Urge To Fix Other People’s Problems

Believe me, as a mom, I KNOW how tempting it is to want to fix other people’s problems for them. Let’s assume that someone you love is going through something painful. Your good friend has  just had their heart broken…. more →

feeling

How to Quarantine Without Feeling Lonely

How can you quarantine without feeling lonely? This is a question many of us will have to face over this long winter, whether you’re immunocompromised and are trying to minimize all potential exposure to the coronavirus, are waiting for test… more →

Not Talking

The Power of NOT Talking

 An important–no, a vital–part of quality communications is NOT talking. That means sometimes you have to keep your mouth shut. Silence is the only way you can listen. But it’s often not easy to do! Listen To The Podcast Here… more →

Listener

Be A Better Listener

It’s hard to be a good listener when your brain is all over the place. And not listening is something many folks who have taken my survey name as the number one thing that they struggle with when it comes… more →

Stop Complaining and Start Venting

Stop Complaining and Start Venting

Complaining, while tempting, and human, only heightens tension rather than defuses it. It causes you to put a lot of energy into focusing on what you don’t like, and this isn’t helpful because–say it with me!!–what we focus on grows…. more →

de-clutter life

3 Areas of Your Life You Need to De-Clutter

Last week, I invested in myself and hired a stylist to come go through my closet with me. (This photo shows the heaps of items that are going and the “after” picture of my closet. Honestly, it’s an experience I… more →