Must Be Present To Win

Imagine this. It’s half-time intermission at the football game. You’ve purchased your 50/50 ticket and the announcer says, “The winning ticket will be drawn at the end of the game. You must be present to win.” That is an incredible metaphor for any relationship. What does it mean to you to “win” in your relationship?… Read more »

Valentines Message For The Whole Year

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? More importantly, what is it about Valentine’s Day, or the Month of Romance, that you can apply everyday of the year? What results will you experience when you do that? We’d love to hear your feedback. We’d also like to learn about specific challenges you face in your… Read more »

Turn Up The Heat In Your Relationship

It’s COLD outside!!!! So, what do you do? Turn up the heat in your home to make it comfortable. Doesn’t it make sense to apply the same strategy when you notice your relationship with your sweetie is a bit cool – or maybe really COLD? What will you do TODAY, to turn up the heat… Read more »

Goals vs Intentions: Dealing with the New Year reality hit

January is almost gone. What has happened for you regarding your goals and plans for this year? Or more importantly, who are you being each day based on your intentions? Hmmm – goals vs intentions. I believe there are some misunderstandings about intentions and how they relate to goals and plans.  That’s why there are… Read more »

The Past, Future, and NOW: prioritizing what’s most important

What were some of your most important learnings from last year, and commitments for this year? Did they have anything to do with prioritizing what’s most important? We’ve lost “normalicy” and gained greater awareness of how we want to show up in life every day. It’s not the doingness but the beingness that helps us… Read more »

Antidote To The Drama Cycle

In the last podcast, we talked about the Dreaded Drama Triangle (DDT), as described by Stephen Karmpan. If you are like me, and all the people I know, you’ve been in the drama cycle. But the question is always, “How do we get out of it?” This episode will give you deeper understanding and some… Read more »

Be Interested Rather Than Invested?

In some of our previous podcasts, you might have noticed the theme of “be interested rather than invested” when it comes to communication, however not specifically in those words. This is a bit more overt – ‘cause it just happened. I woke up and immediately noticed that something was different.  As I re-entered consciousness from the… Read more »

Drama & Conflict In Your Relationship?

OK, be honest with us. Do you ever experience conflict, and what seems to be exessive drama in your relationship? We do too. It’s a normal occurence to be victimized and get caught in the drama of life. That doesn’t mean it is healthy to allow it to pollute your relationship and make your life… Read more »

Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling

Although the Righteous Brothers song was titled, “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling”, I’d rather use the lyrics toward the end of the song, “Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling.” I find it a bit more hopeful. For every couple with whom we coach, they know what the loving feeling is.  Yes, they can describe it in… Read more »

Raising Financially Savvy Kids

Are you a parent? Or grandparent? Do you want your kids (or grandkids) to know freedom from money challenges – to be financially savvy kids? Check out the previous podcast – for you, before you talk to your kids. Then check this out. We’d love to have a conversation with you about this. Call us… Read more »