Smile, Laugh & Stay Strong – Weekly Round-Up

Happy weekend to you my friends! I hope the summer is treating you well so far with plenty of fun and ice cream. It’s a great time to remember to smile, laugh and stay strong. You’ve got this! Enjoy the weekly round-up and the rest of your weekend.     1. Many of you had … Continue reading “Smile, Laugh & Stay Strong – Weekly Round-Up”



Determine Your Direction – Weekly Round-Up

When life gets hard or confusing, it might difficult to know what to do. It’s important to remember that you are the one who determines the direction of your life in even in the face of adversity. Getting what you want and creating a life you love takes courage. And remember, courage isn’t about not … Continue reading “Determine Your Direction – Weekly Round-Up”



Trust The Journey – Weekly Round-Up

Sometimes when things are uncertain and we aren’t sure what the future holds, it can be hard to feel settled and grounded. Looking too far into the future can make us feel anxious and looking too far into the past can make us feel sad. Trust the journey that you are on and try to stay … Continue reading “Trust The Journey – Weekly Round-Up”



Shared Connections – Weekly Round-Up

We all share connections with other people in our lives. With those connections sometimes come complications. How we navigate those complications with those we are connected to will have an effect on the outcome. I’m happy you’re joining me as one of my shared connections and hope you enjoy the weekly round-up.  Marriage can weigh a lot. … Continue reading “Shared Connections – Weekly Round-Up”



Sweating ALL the Small Stuff: A Sign of Relationship Woes?

The dishes. When was the last time he touched the dishes? He just sets his dirty plates on the counter like he’s waiting for a maid, a housekeeper, a house elf to happily rinse and place them neatly in the dishwasher. This annoys you. It fills you with rage. It may even anger you enough … Continue reading “Sweating ALL the Small Stuff: A Sign of Relationship Woes?”



Couples Therapy with Suntia

You need help. Someone to mediate. Someone to translate. Someone to help you explore how things went wrong in your relationship — and how things can go right once again. However, you are anxious about putting your time, emotional energy and the future of your slowly crumbling relationship into someone else’s hands. I get it. … Continue reading “Couples Therapy with Suntia”



5 Myths about Relationship Counseling

When you hear “going to relationship counseling,” the phrase is often followed up by a this-can’t-be-a-good-thing feeling. There are preconceived ideas about who goes, what it means and what happens during a counseling session such as: “If you need to go to someone to help you fix it, you’re a failure”; “The relationship must be … Continue reading “5 Myths about Relationship Counseling”



Why I Love Couples Therapy

You have a love story. We all do. And while we cannot write every word of our love story, we can control how we react to the plot’s twists and turns. That’s life, that’s love: The ups and downs are uncontrollable, but it’s up to us how we ride those waves. This is what I … Continue reading “Why I Love Couples Therapy”



It Takes Work – Weekly Round-up

With all the holiday hustle and bustle, our relationships and time for ourselves can sometime get pushed to the bottom of the priority list. In looking over the articles for my weekly round-up, the theme seems to be that it takes work to take of ourselves and our relationships. Settle in with a cup of … Continue reading “It Takes Work – Weekly Round-up”



Does Your Relationship Need a Tune-Up?

Things were going well. No, they were going great. Magical, even. You and your partner were happy — really happy. There was no tension, no jealousy and only small arguments that ended quickly and usually with laughter. Life and love just seemed smooth, calm and easy. Your happily ever after had begun. But now it … Continue reading “Does Your Relationship Need a Tune-Up?”