No turn signs

Get Ready, Get Set, GO – STOP!

What unexpected times we’re living in! If you’re feeling pulled in two directions, that makes perfect sense. It’s in our DNA to connect. Yet we’re told to stay separate. How can we do both? Most of us are trying in every way we can. Zoom calls. More Zoom calls. Phone calls. Walks at a distance.[…]

Hens cooped up behind a fence, by Dave Sandoval Unsplash

Cooped up at home together

We have been hearing from people: couples, small and large families. And one of the repeating themes is “How can we make our relationships go better during this time?” These are challenging times – for some people very stressful – cooped up together with less privacy and more togetherness than we might be comfortable with.[…]

Image of a sunflower following the sun as metaphor for following a clear intention

What a sunflower can teach us in this time

We’ll begin with an analogy drawn from the wisdom of nature.  Think about the magic of the giant sunflowers. They are totally amazing and beautiful, full of sensitivity and flexibility. They live their lives relating to the sun. In the morning they open their wide-eyed faces to the east and as the day progresses, they[…]

Connect with your heart and with others in challenging times

One global heart

During these challenging times, as you practice distancing yourself, aren’t you actually feeling closer in some ways to others? Like one global heart, one global concern. As disruption turns your life inside out, maintaining strong relationships is what will help in every challenge. It is critical to pause and breathe. By slowing down everything goes[…]

Feeling Loved: A Take Tea With Me Coaching Video by Sharon Eakes and Nancy Smyth

75-Year Harvard Study Concludes Relationships are Key to Happiness

The recent Harvard report on their 75-year study of adult development said, “Good relationships keep us happier and healthier. Period.” We (Sharon and Nancy) are devoted to fostering great relationships. We have teamed up to add more LOVE, LIGHT and LAUGHTER to your life and the world. How can you resist that?  Are you hearing[…]

Transforming stuck relationships is possible

Ginny’s Amazing Relationship Transformation

Do you have a relationship you have almost written off? That feels just too hard? One of our dear clients knew that pain well and also yearned for connection. Please see what’s been possible in Ginny’s life.  For years, I kept my mom at arms’ length. I wanted to change her, and to protect everyone[…]

A Peaceful Heart is the Ultimate Gift

The One Gift Santa Can’t Bring You

Have you started writing your letter to Santa yet? Here is something very important to ask for: a peaceful heart, one free of judgment and pain. Why, you ask? Because when your heart is peaceful, the whole world is brighter, every task becomes easier, kindness and love are your experiences. The problem, of course, is[…]