Tag: marriage coaching

Happiness Is A Choice

If you were to rate your level of happiness on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 = not happy at all, 10 = super happy), what would it be right now? Seems tough at times, yet happiness is a choice – your choice. That is, unless you are in the habit of choosing victimhood…. Read more »

Love Serves

A previous podcast was about how Fear Always Divides. The opposite is that that Love Serves. Love brings together, love connects, love heals, love shines, love grows and expands. Our motto is “Love is always the answer.” How can you apply “Love Serves” in a bigger way in your life? What would you see, hear,… Read more »

Asking vs Telling: 4 steps for success

Whether I’m working with people in their business or with couples in their relationship, I hear comments regularly that indicate that asking vs telling is an unkept secret for business and relationship success.  Comments such as: “Why doesn’t she understand?  I told her how.” “It’s his own fault because I told him what he needed… Read more »

Live Life As An Experiment

With the world’s craziness, where normal doesn’t seem normal, I ponder, “What is life all about?” Why not have some fun with it, and live life as an experiment? In an experiment, there is no right or wrong, only results. You get to decide what results you keep. That’s accountability in the biggest way and… 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 »

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 »

The Miracle of Marriage – Or Is It? 4 communication basics for any relationship

Does something miraculous happen when two people get married?  Or is it the communication within the marriage that breeds success? Hmmm? We have two amazing sons, Jamie and Brad. They are incredibly intelligent, creative, kind, respectful, and accountable – leaders in their communities and in our world.  Despite our parental foibles, we must have done… Read more »

Asking vs. Telling – An Un-kept Secret

“Why doesn’t she understand?  I told her how.” “It’s his own fault that happened.  I told him what he should do.” “I told her and told her and told her and she still doesn’t do it right.” Whether I’m working with business teams or couples, I regularly hear these comments.  Results clearly show they do… Read more »