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Pruning Can Create a Better Marriage

For a marriage to be healthy, one needs to sow int the positive things that will strengthen it, while at the same time pruning/removing elements in our lives that tend to be destructive...

A Better ME Makes A Better WE

In our day to day lives we like to feel that we are on top of things, a sense of control. We desire a “perfect” day, a day that goes as planned...

Stuck in Hand-Me-Downs

There are many things that parents hand down to us, some good and some bad..

Healthy Reciprocity: The Foundation Of All Relationships

Reciprocity is a personal response to a perceived act of kindness or unkindness.

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES = LESS STRESS

Healthy boundaries are important between couples, between friends and between children & family members. How we define ourselves is determined by the boundaries we set in our relationships.

Barriers to Intimacy - part 2

Recovering Intimacy in Your Relationship - Intimacy is a very important part of our human experience. It brings satisfaction, health, happiness, and sense of meaning to one’s life.

What Is Intimacy - part 1

Intimacy is a process – not a thing. It takes place over time and is not stagnant. In fact, any kind of stagnation in a relationship kills intimacy. Intimacy can also take many forms.

Codependent – The Caretaker and The Rescuer

Codependency begins as a survival plan that a child develops so that their life will be more bearable in response to the abuse and/or neglect they are experiencing at that time.

Shrink the Change – Notice the Change

It does not have to be "All or Nothing" - Sometimes the picture of change we create in our minds is so large and overwhelming that the process is never started because we feel so overwhelmed.

The Trauma of Cancer

Four ways cancer survivors still struggle, even years post diagnosis - Relief and Assistance with Psychotherapy