Tag: couples retreat in Alberta

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 »

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 »

Becoming a Money Team

Is money a bone of contention in your relationship? Money is rarely the problem. Becoming an effective money team requires honest, open, communication about how money is earned, invested, and spent. Join our conversation about becoming a money team. What are your thoughts about becoming a money team?

Gratitude & Appreciation

What results do you experience when you apply Gratitude & Appreciation in your relationship at home? For many couples we coach, this is not a normal, or even easy mode of operation. Yet, it can become a “best practice,” but only if you want to experience greater happiness, joy, satisfaction, and love. We invite you… Read more »

Use Metaphors As Motivators

Unconsciously, most of us use metaphors – they seem to be natural in our English language.  Why not use them consciously to get the results you really want in your relationship? What is a metaphor?  According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea, which… Read more »

Effective Communication for Couples

Effective communication is a HUGE topic, especially for couples. Be honest here. How effective is YOUR communication? The quality of your relationship (happiness, joy, satisfaction, fulfillment) depends on it. Join us to talk about some communication basics. Guaranteed, we’ll have many episodes that explore this. Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you are notified of each… Read more »

Value Of A Relationship Vision

Imagine… Imagine it is 20, 30, 40 years from now. What do you want your relationship with your spouse/partner to look like, sound like, & feel like. There is huge attracting value in taking the time to create your bright, compelling relationship vision. Let’s chat about it, shall we? Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you… Read more »

Accountability In Your Relationship Is Critical

Accountability, especially in your relationship with yourself and your spouse/partner, is critical. Let’s have a chat about it in this episode of the podcast series “Relationships By Design.” Subscribe to Spotifyor Apple Podcasts so you ensure you are notified of each episode.