“There’s a certain wisdom that begins by knowing that, of course, you, like everyone else, are pretty difficult.” Alain de Botton As we glide away from this Valentine’s month, I want to take a fresh look at love. Don’t get me wrong. I love love. Love is at the center of my life and my work.[…]
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[…]
You have a choice how to be with people – even the hardest of relationships. You can be joyful or grumpy. Cheerful or crabby. Happy or snooty. And the way you choose to be will affect not only your day and spirit but also all the people around you!
Holidays are coming. Are you ready? What a time for celebration! And yet, and yet…. There may be friends, neighbors or family members that we consider “difficult,” or even dread seeing. It is easy to focus on what separates us. However, it is possible not to get frazzled or anxious. What if, instead, we focused[…]
Do you sometimes feel at the top of your game? Have just the right touch, the perfect words, great ideas, a big heart? And then, do you sometimes feel like a complete dud? Reacting and forgetting to put fear to the side, forgetting to take hold of courage and belief in yourself? Believe it or[…]
We recently arrived back from a fantastic conference where the hosts treated each person as a special guest. What a lovely experience. There were many, many gifts (cup, tee-shirt, ice cream, and on and on.) But that wasn’t what made us feel really special. It was their sincerity in being so glad to meet us,[…]
Charlotte went on vacation with her husband and children. During the long road trip, they fought all the way. Has something like this happened for you? Well, Charlotte kept thinking as soon as they got to the cottage at the Outer Banks, a wonderful vacation would begin. Guess what? When they got there, they were[…]
We know that truth springs out of the mouths of babes. We can watch this video to see how these dear innocent ones are our teachers.
How have you been feeling about the people in your life?
Would you like your relationships to be even more fabulous?