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We are all looking to know ourselves betters. I find that a lot in my practice. The age old question “Who am I?” Read more...

Does this sound familar? You have yourself organized, you know the steps you want to take, things are going smoothly, you are handling the set backs and appreiciating the successes...and Read more...

We seem to live in a world were we are all searching for happiness. Why is it so hard to find? What is the mystery behind it? Read more...

Are you getting ready to walk down the aisle with the person of your dreams? Have you and your partner talked about all the in's and out's of being in a life long relationship? Preparedness is crucial! Check out the following talking points...Read more...

Crazy-makers come in all shapes and sizes. They can have good and bad intentions. Some know they are being manipulative and oppressive. Read more...

So, everyone obviously is different. We all have different upbringings and come from different circumstances, right? Of course, right. So, in saying that...the following list of traits/habits/behaviors of a “good man” cannot be disputed. They are universal. Read more...

Most of us have experienced one or more toxic relationships. (you could be in one right now) We question how they can be avoided and maybe even if we are the toxic person. We ask ourselves why, after experiencing past toxic relationships, we continue to have them? Read more...

According to Brendon Burchard we have three great enemies that prevent us from advancing our lives, from actualizing our potential and from living our dreams. Let's take a look... Read more...


Does it seem that so many of us out there wear a busy-ness badge of honor? This is what the attitude seems to be... I am busy, therefore I am important and valuable, therefore I am worthy. And if I am not busy, forget it. I do not matter. Read more...

How can you tell if you are codependent? There are so many different definitions out there. The fact is that codependence is difficult to condense into a definition. Here are a couple that stand out: Read more...


Well now you know your brain makes mistakes without you even realizing it. In fact, it is probably making a few mistakes as you are reading these words. Read more...

I was reading this article on Emotional Fitness by Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D.

In the article there were these seven questions. They really resonated with me. I work with a lot of couples and assist them with their communication. Read more...

It is true there are things that are more important than beauty. We are all conditioned to think that everything is about looks. If we look beyond that thought through, we know deep down...Read more...

Let's start off with what does personal responsibility really mean? Taking care of your commitments, being accountable, making your own decisions/choices. Read more...

What is your definition of success? Everyone has a different definition. A general way to define...success is measured from where a person starts to where a person is...Read more...


Have you ever thought to yourself..."hmmm, I think that person is a pathological liar." Well you might just be right. Being lied to on a regular basis can...Read more...


So, here are 10 choices that will absolutely lead to regret...continue reading and find out how to avoid them. Read more...


Are you interested in being part of a committed relationship? Read more...


In a relationship, having your partner withdraw at an emotional level can bring confusion, pain and frustration. Read more...

Below is a great list of things to remember when everything seems to be going wrong.

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Are you in this situation? Are you tired of initiating sex all the time? Are you wondering why your woman is not putting her hand down your pants? Read more...

Are you being ignored, gossiping about you, being mean, putting you down, breaking promises to you, implying that you are somehow lacking? Read more...

We can experience grief whenever there is a loss. The loss of health, a close relationship and of course death. The five stages of grief are universal. Read more...

We search for love...we long for love...we find it...why is it so hard to keep? Read more...

How do you build an identity that is inline with your goals? How can you change your beliefs and make it easier to stick with good habits for the long run? Read more...

I am going to turn things around a little bit here. Instead of writing about what it means to be mentally strong...I have put a list below of things that mentally strong people do not do. Read more...

We have all heard it...fear is not real. It is in your head. Well, it sure feels real. When I am looking up at a massive roller coaster that my kids want me to go on, the fear that is surging through me...feels pretty damn real. Read more...


Clutter in our lives, wherever it appears, drains us of our energy. Have you ever noticed how an unresolved conflict in an important relationship distracts you from having fun with that person?      Read more...

Assignment: When reading each benefit ask yourself, “Is this something I want more of in my life?” Read more...

Sure, we all want it. We look. We search. We find and then...why is it so damn hard to keep? Read more...

Gonna break this down. UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS are not satisfying and you will get hurt. HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS Read more...


Sometimes you just need to say it. Read more...

I am an optimist.  This means that my tendency is to look on the favorable side of life and to expect the most favorable outcome.  Being an optimist means that I hold the belief that Read more...

It all starts from a place of choices.  Even when it feels like we have no choices, that life has made the choices for us, there are always choices and options.  The choices may not be concrete all the time or even obvious. Read more...

I was reading an article recently, titled, The Radical Cure for Self-Deception. (By Carrie Flynn February 2010).  What is self deception?  Self-deception is a process of Read more...

How do we know when we have given up on ourselves?  When we accept the status quo of our lives and resign to the idea that things will never change or get better. Read more...

We all have a story and lots of good reasons why we are not as productive as we want to be. There is too much to do and too little time. I am always overwhelmed. I cannot concentrate. Read more...

Ending relationships are never easy. Ending a toxic relationship is so complicated and very hard. Here are a couple of articles to determine if your relationship is Read more...


Now, that you recognize what a crazy maker is, here are some tips on how to deal with them. Read more...